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Law Needed to Limit Brexit's Environmental Impact, Say MPs
Offbeat  (tags: Environmental Laws, Reform, Brexit, UK )

Raymond
- 13 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Brexit poses a huge risk to UK wildlife and habitats and a new environmental law will be needed, MPs have said.
New Year Fireworks 'Show London Is Open'
Offbeat  (tags: Fireworks Display, New Year, London, UK )

Raymond
- 15 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Fireworks surrounded the London Eye during New Year celebrations, The UK has marked the start of 2017 with a spectacular firework display and a declaration that "London is open".
Thousands Flock to Winter Solstice
Offbeat  (tags: winter solstice, UK )

Raymond
- 26 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Thousands gathered at Stonehenge in Wiltshire to watch the sun rise on the shortest day of the year.
101-Year-Old Ralph Clarke Jailed for Child Sex Offences
Offbeat  (tags: Children, Sexual Abuse, Court, Conviction, Jailed, UK )

Raymond
- 27 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A 101-year-old man has been jailed for 13 years for committing 30 child sex offences
How Difficult Is It to Avoid Animal Products in Everyday Life?
Offbeat  (tags: Animals, Animal Products, Vegetarian/Vegan, UK )

Raymond
- 38 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A vegetarian cafe's decision to refuse the new £5 note sparked a vigorous and sometimes heated debate - and underlined how difficult it is to be a committed vegan in a world awash with animal products.
RSPCA Appeal After Pug Puppy Milo Found Dumped By Wheelie Bin in Congleton
Offbeat  (tags: Animal, Wheelie Bin, Puppy, Congleton, UK )

Raymond
- 101 days ago - stokesentinel.co.uk
A pug puppy suffering from a severe skin condition has been found dumped next to a wheelie bin. The pup has now been taken in by the RSPCA which has launched an appeal to trace the owner.
I-Wonder: Who Were Britain's Most Dangerous Outlaws?
Offbeat  (tags: Criminals, Dangerous Outlaws, UK )

Raymond
- 139 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Highwaymen are often portrayed as dashing outlaws in novels and movies, robbing the rich and (sometimes) helping the poor. However, thereâEUR(TM)s little historical evidence to support this myth.
In Numbers: Has Britain Really Become More Racist?
Offbeat  (tags: Race Hate Crime, Brexit, Britain, UK )

Raymond
- 158 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Hate crime rose sharply after the EU referendum, according to police figures. But is heightened racial tension here to stay?
Ex-Priest Philip Temple Jailed for Child Sex Abuse
Offbeat  (tags: Sexual Abuse, Jailed, UK )

Raymond
- 158 days ago - bbc.co.uk
A former social worker and Catholic priest has been jailed for 12 years after admitting historical child sex abuse charges dating back to the 1970s.
Workplace Harassment: Porn, Sex Toys, Groping and Tears
Offbeat  (tags: Sexual Harassment, Workplace, UK )

Raymond
- 158 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Parcels containing sex toys left at a work desk, a senior boss telling an employee he wanted to "ravish" her, and a young woman groped by an older colleague who told her she "loved it".
May, Merkel and Europe's Big Problem
Offbeat  (tags: EU, UK, May, Merkel )

Raymond
- 180 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Two leaders, two women, two no nonsense, pragmatic, problem solvers are to meet at the start of a process of trying to solve one of the biggest they - and, indeed, Europe - has ever faced.
'Britain's Pompeii' to Be 'Backfilled'
Offbeat  (tags: Backfilled, Archaeology, Bronze Age village, UK )

Raymond
- 183 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The site of a Bronze Age village dubbed "Britain's Pompeii" is poised to be backfilled and returned to quarry use.
TTIP: EU-US Trade Deal Faces Major Challenges
Offbeat  (tags: Trade Deals, TTIP, EU, US, UK )

Raymond
- 184 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The European Union and the United States have the outline of a trade agreement, according to a senior EU official.
EU Migrants May Face 'Right to Stay' Curbs - David Davis
Offbeat  (tags: EU Migrants, Brexit, UK )

Raymond
- 184 days ago - bbc.co.uk
EU migrants who come to the UK as Brexit nears may not be given the right to stay, David Davis has said.
Sturgeon: Second Independence Referendum Could Be Next Year
Offbeat  (tags: Second Independence Referendum, Scotland, UK )

Raymond
- 184 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Nicola Sturgeon has said she would consider a second referendum on Scottish independence as early as next year if necessary.
 

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