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Left to Die in British Detention: Who Was Alois Dvorzac?
Offbeat  (tags: Alois Dvorzac, British detention, Canadian, UK )

- 572 days ago -
He died in handcuffs while detained at Harmondsworth detention centre - an 84-year-old Canadian with Alzheimer's. Until now we only knew a name: Alois Dvorzac. But who was the man behind the tragedy?
Barclays Awards Top Executives Almost £32m in Shares
Business  (tags: Business, Banks, Barclays, UK )

- 573 days ago -
Barclays has awarded shares worth almost £32m to its top executives. The total rewards, which include elements of salary and long-term incentives,
Scientists Urge UK Govt to Ditch 'Dysfunctional' GMO Regulations
Offbeat  (tags: GMO, Health, Law, Politics, Science, Security, UK )

- 574 days ago -
There is no evidence that GM crops are more dangerous than conventionally farmed food, a group of scientists allegedly linked to the biotech industry have advised UK PM David Cameron. Critics say the group is funded by the GM lobby.
UK: Mainstream Charities Donated Thousands to Islamic Group Fronted By Jihad Terror Suspect
Business  (tags: UK, Abuse, Charity donating to Islamic terrorism )

- 574 days ago -
A controversial Islamic rights group fronted by a man charged with attending a terror training camp in Syria is being bankrolled by two mainstream British charities, including a foundation set up in the name of Dame Anita Roddick.
GM Crops: UK Scientists Call for New Trials
Science & Tech  (tags: Science, UK, GMO, Food )

- 577 days ago -
A new report on genetically modified (GM) crops, commissioned by the prime minister, calls for more UK field trials and fewer EU restrictions.
'Clare's Law' Introduced to Tackle Domestic Violence
Offbeat  (tags: Clare Wood, Domestic Abuse, Clare Law, Violence, Women, England, Wales, UK )

- 582 days ago -
The law was introduced following Clare Wood's murder by a former boyfriend - A scheme to let people find out from police if their partner has a history of domestic violence has been brought in across England and Wales.
Merkel & Cameron Stop Drinking Tea With Queen - There's a #Climate Crisis to Sort Out!
World  (tags: UK, Merkel, Cameron, visit, EU climate targets, London, youthgroups, climate change, science )

- 592 days ago -
As Angela Merkel visits the UK today ahead of EU leaders deciding Europe's 2030 climate targets next month, UK youth staged an action to sound the alarm for climate action as she arrived to address the Houses of Parliament.
Women Prisoners 'Coerced Into Sex With Staff'
Offbeat  (tags: women, sex, prison, investigation report, UK )

- 594 days ago -
Female prisoners in England and Wales have been coerced into having sex with staff in return for favours such as alcohol and cigarettes, a report says.
Self-Employment Boom: Good or Bad?
Business  (tags: business, finance, self employed, UK )

- 596 days ago -
Britain now has more people working for themselves than ever before. As of the last quarter of 2013 some 4.3 million of us earn our own crust and are officially self-employed.
UK Economic Recovery Not Secure, Warns George Osborne
Business  (tags: business, economy, politics, Chancellor George Osborne, UK )

- 598 days ago -
The UK's economic recovery is "not yet secure", Chancellor George Osborne has warned, ahead of next month's Budget.
EU Migrants Must Earn £149 a Week to Claim Benefits
Offbeat  (tags: EU, Immigrants, UK, Benefits )

- 599 days ago -
European migrants coming to the UK will have to show they are earning at least £149 a week for three months before they can access a range of benefits.
Most Young Lack Interest in Politics - Official Survey
Offbeat  (tags: UK, Young Brits, Politics, official survey )

- 599 days ago -
Less than a third of young people express any interest in politics, according to an official survey.
Fahma's Petition: Tell Schools to Teach Risks of Female Genital Mutilation Before the Summer PLEASE SIGN
Health & Wellness  (tags: protection, culture, violence, tradition, FGM/C, Female Genital Mutilation/ cutting, UK, petition, prevention )

- 606 days ago -
17 year old Fahma Mohamed calls on Minister Michael Gove to include teaching about FGM/C in schools in the UK, in order to reduce the estimated 6,000 cases of girls being sent abroad for FGM/C during the summer holidays
Trading to Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: UK, international conference, illegal trade, wildlife, governments, extinction, inpictures )

- 607 days ago -
On 14 February, the UK government is hosting an international conference on the illegal trade in wildlife, at which it hopes to obtain high-level political commitment from governments around the world to fight the issue.
British, European Taxpayers Supporting Tens of Millions of Muslims on Welfare
Society & Culture  (tags: Europe, EU, UK, abuse, Muslims, benefits, corruption, crime, culture, dishonesty, ethics, government, politics, religion, rights, society )

- 608 days ago -
"There are about 50 million Muslims in Europe, and 80% are beggars living on Western welfare." The author of this stunning quote is not Geert Wilders or Marine Le Pen; it is Swedish/Algerian journalist Yahya Abu Zakariya who revealed this fact during a

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