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

Ray
- 34 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
- 35 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
- 36 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
- 36 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
- 39 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
- 44 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.
Great White Shark 'Just Days Away From Cornwall' After Scientists Track It Swimming Across Atlantic
Offbeat  (tags: Lydia, great white shark, tracking, Atlantic, Cornwall, UK, amazing )

Marie
- 45 days ago - mirror.co.uk
A huge Great White Shark named Lydia is just a few days' swim away from Cornwall - after scientists tracked her crossing the ocean.
UK: Stop Testing With Young Puppies and Kittens Born to Die in Labs! - Please Sign!
Animals  (tags: UK, experimenting puppies, killing kittens, cruelty, ban )

Marie
- 51 days ago - change.org
Read more A BUAV investigation has uncovered the shocking use of very young animals, including puppies and kittens by MSD Animal Health in the UK in experiments for animal vaccines. The animals were killed and their bodies cut up for examination.
Defra Investigating Sighting of Wild Beavers - But Wouldn't Comment on Culling Them
Offbeat  (tags: Beavers, 400 years, DEFRA, stop cull, Devon, England, UK )

Marie
- 52 days ago - westerndailypress.co.uk
The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) is investigating the sighting of a family of wild beavers in Devon - and haven't ruled out a cull.
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
- 54 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.
At-Risk Zebra Is Born in Britain: Chester Zoo Celebrates Birth of Grevy's Species
Offbeat  (tags: Zebra, rare, endangered, born, Chester zoo, UK, grevvys species, good news )

Marie
- 54 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
British zookeepers are celebrating the birth of a zebra from a highly endangered species.
DO NOT SIGN!!!! - Support for the Badger Cull
Offbeat  (tags: Badger cull, do not sign care2 petition, UK )

Marie
- 54 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Please DO NOT SIGN this petition.
The Happiness of Hound: Everything You Need to Know About London's First Dog Café
Offbeat  (tags: London, UK, dog cafe, great news, food, pampered, grooming )

Marie
- 55 days ago - metro.co.uk
Mr Byfield said the venture would open 'as soon as possible', and revealed the public's response to his plans had been incredible.
Women Prisoners 'Coerced Into Sex With Staff'
Offbeat  (tags: women, sex, prison, investigation report, UK )

Ray
- 56 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.
Tawny Owl Chick Hatches Two Months Early at Suffolk Owl Sanctuary After Mild Winter
Offbeat  (tags: Suffolk owl sanctuary, baby tawny owl, hatched early, mild winter, UK, video )

Marie
- 58 days ago - eadt.co.uk
A baby tawny owl has been handed in to Suffolk Owl Sanctuary. It is extremely unusual for one to be hatched so early in the year and they believe it is due to the mild weather. Andy Hulme, manager of the sanctuary, with the baby tawny owl.
 

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