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

Ray
- 467 days ago - channel4.com
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 )

Ray
- 468 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Ray
- 469 days ago - rt.com
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 )

Beth
- 469 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
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 )

Ray
- 472 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Ray
- 477 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Angelika
- 487 days ago - ukycc.org
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 )

Ray
- 489 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Ray
- 491 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Ray
- 493 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Ray
- 494 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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 )

Ray
- 494 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Less than a third of young people express any interest in politics, according to an official survey.
13-Year-Old Defies "Big Brother" And Refuses To Be Fingerprinted
World  (tags: UK, Wales, biometric data, fingerprinting, #surveillancestate, #policestate, Big Brother, fingerprinting children, resistance )

Brian
- 496 days ago - popularresistance.org
"Since 2012, over 800,000 children have had their biometric data taken by the government in the United Kingdom via the school system. One 13-year-old girl is refusing to comply with the demands."
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 )

Evelyn
- 501 days ago - change.org
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 )

Ray
- 502 days ago - bbc.co.uk
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.
 

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