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

Ray
- 531 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?
Scientists Urge UK Govt to Ditch 'Dysfunctional' GMO Regulations
Offbeat  (tags: GMO, Health, Law, Politics, Science, Security, UK )

Ray
- 532 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.
'Clare's Law' Introduced to Tackle Domestic Violence
Offbeat  (tags: Clare Wood, Domestic Abuse, Clare Law, Violence, Women, England, Wales, UK )

Ray
- 540 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.
Women Prisoners 'Coerced Into Sex With Staff'
Offbeat  (tags: women, sex, prison, investigation report, UK )

Ray
- 552 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.
EU Migrants Must Earn £149 a Week to Claim Benefits
Offbeat  (tags: EU, Immigrants, UK, Benefits )

Ray
- 557 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
- 557 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Less than a third of young people express any interest in politics, according to an official survey.
Trading to Extinction
Offbeat  (tags: UK, international conference, illegal trade, wildlife, governments, extinction, inpictures )

Ray
- 566 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.
Slavery 'Worse' 10 Years After Morecambe Bay Tragedy
Offbeat  (tags: Illegal immigrants, Morecambe Bay, Slavery, UK )

Ray
- 569 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.
Charles Dickens Statue: Why Was His Dying Wish Ignored?
Offbeat  (tags: Writer, Charles Dickens, England, UK )

Ray
- 570 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
Hillside Update !! : Piggy Needs a Lift... Please Help.
Offbeat  (tags: help, transport, sanctuary, pig, health, safety, food, off-beat, protection, UK )

Borg
- 579 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
- 596 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.
Horsemeat Found in Tinned Beef on Sale in Lincolnshire
Offbeat  (tags: horses, horsemeat, UK, canned meat, crime, investigation, horse slaughter, health and safety )

Judith
- 668 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.
Fearless Cat Chases Fox Intruder Off His Land
Offbeat  (tags: crossed, pet, cat, chases fox, wildlife, daily mail, uk )

Barb
- 691 days ago - pawnation.com
Forget "The Fox and the Hound" -- this is "The Fox and the Feline," except this cat doesn't want to be best friends. According to the Daily Mail U.K., a fox found out the hard way how bold and unforgiving a crossed cat can be.
British Pigeons Racing for New Homes in China
Offbeat  (tags: pigeons, racing, British, China, contest, UK )

Giana
- 743 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
For Wyncroft Girl, her finest sporting moment came when she beat a field of more than 45,000 competitors in the largest contest of its kind in the UK.
Beatles Sgt Pepper's Gypsy Caravan Unearthed in Ascot
Offbeat  (tags: UK, Beatle's, Sgt Pepper, caravan, unearthed, Ascot )

Ray
- 814 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Beatles Gypsy Caravan pictured in 1967, the year Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band was released,A gypsy caravan once owned by John Lennon and Ringo Starr has been adopted by a Berkshire charity.
 

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