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UK Government to Ban Performing Circus Animals!!
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, circuses, UK, ban )

Cher
- 147 days ago - ibtimes.co.uk
A successful campaign to ban lions, tigers, elephants and zebras from travelling circuses in England has prompted the government to consider extending the law to cover all wild animals in all circuses.
Horsemeat Found in Tinned Beef on Sale in Lincolnshire
Offbeat  (tags: horses, horsemeat, UK, canned meat, crime, investigation, horse slaughter, health and safety )

Judy
- 353 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Horsemeat has been found in tinned beef that has been on sale in discount stores in the UK, the Food Standards Agency said.
UK: Child Sex Slavery, Multiculturalism and Islam
Offbeat  (tags: Islam, Muslims, UK, children, crime, culture, ethics, government, police, protection, safety, society, sexual grooming, rape, abuse )

Ge
- 202 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
The agencies responsible for child-protection have almost entirely failed in their job to protect vulnerable children. From a fear of being called 'racist,' police forces across the country have buried the evidence.... Political correctness would be us
Charles Dickens Statue: Why Was His Dying Wish Ignored?
Offbeat  (tags: Writer, Charles Dickens, England, UK )

Ray
- 255 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Charles Dickens stipulated that when he died there should be no memorial to his life, save his writings. However, his home city of Portsmouth is now erecting a statue to the celebrated author. Should the will of England's greatest novelist
Decapitation, Morality Squads and "Five-Star Jihad"
Offbeat  (tags: Safety, UK, rape, Muslims, Islam, taxi drivers, crime, culture, ethics, protection, safety, police, society, women )

Ge
- 141 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
The number of so-called taxi-rapes has snowballed to such an extent that a British judge recently issued a warning that no woman can expect to be safe while travelling in a cab.
Hillside Update !! : Piggy Needs a Lift... Please Help.
Offbeat  (tags: help, transport, sanctuary, pig, health, safety, food, off-beat, protection, UK )

Borg
- 264 days ago - us2.campaign-archive2.com
We are trying to help a pig who has been abandoned and living rough in a field in Kent. The villagers, who have named her Porrick, are currently feeding her and have constructed a temporary shelter to keep her warm at night. we are concerned that Porrick
UK Schools Fingerprinted Over 800K Children, Third Without Parental Consent - Watchdog
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Education, Human rights, Laura Smith, Law, Security, Thabang Motsei, UK )

Ray
- 281 days ago - rt.com
Schools in the UK used biometric technology to gather the fingerprints of over 800,000 pupils between 2012 and 2013, a watchdog has found. In 31 percent of schools, children were roped into giving their fingerprints without parental consent.
Plea for 'Forever Home' for Dog Overlooked By 14,000 People
Offbeat  (tags: animal, dog, rescue centre, Darlington, UK )

Ray
- 20 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A Darlington rescue centre has put out a plea for help in finding a "forever home" for a dog that has been overlooked by 14,000 potential owners.
"The Islamic Republic of Tower Hamlets"
Offbeat  (tags: UK, Tower Hamlets, Sharia law, Islam, Muslims, UK, culture, government, safety, society )

Ge
- 141 days ago - gatestoneinstitute.org
"One day our representatives will govern this country." -- Mayor Lutfur Rahman, standing for re-election as Mayor of Tower Hamlets.
Anti-Slavery Laws 'Must Focus on Victims', Say MPs
Offbeat  (tags: MP's, Peer's, Anti-slavery laws, modern slavery, UK )

Ray
- 195 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A proposed new law to combat modern-day slavery needs to be strengthened, with more attention given to victims of trafficking, MPs and peers have said.
Slavery 'Worse' 10 Years After Morecambe Bay Tragedy
Offbeat  (tags: Illegal immigrants, Morecambe Bay, Slavery, UK )

Ray
- 253 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A decade ago 23 Chinese cockle pickers drowned when they were trapped by sweeping tides while working in Morecambe Bay, Lancashire. Yet, 10 years on, campaigners say workers are still being dangerously exploited in the UK.
'Clare's Law' Introduced to Tackle Domestic Violence
Offbeat  (tags: Clare Wood, Domestic Abuse, Clare Law, Violence, Women, England, Wales, UK )

Ray
- 225 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.
   

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