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From Wasted Fruit to Jerky Strips, the Business Ripe for the Picking
Health & Wellness  (tags: Entrepreneurs, waste, fruit, jerky, business, surplus fruit )

Beatrice
- 13 hours ago - telegraph.co.uk
Despite millions of Brits being affected by food poverty, tonnes of perfectly edible food gets thrown away every day. An innovative startup is trying to change this by turning surplus food at markets into edible snacks.
Get Ready for the Lyrid Meteor Shower: Our Complete Guide for 2014
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, meteor shower, Lyrids, observation )

Beatrice
- 1 day ago - universetoday.com
The month of April doesn't only see showers that bring May flowers: it also brings the first dependable meteor shower of the season. We're talking about the Lyrid meteors, and although 2014 finds the circumstances for this meteor shower as less than fav
Concern as Brunei Brings in System of Islamic Law With Punishments That Include the Dismemberment of Limbs and Stoning to Death
World  (tags: Brunei, Sharia law, flogging, dismemberment, stoning to death )

Beatrice
- 13 days ago - independent.co.uk
The Sultan of Brunei, one of the world's wealthiest rulers and a close ally of Britain, will this week oversee his country's transition to a system of Islamic law with punishments that include flogging, the dismemberment of limbs and stoning to
Inside Britain's Sharia Courts
Society & Culture  (tags: Sharia law, Sharia councils, discrimination, Muslim women, judgement )

Beatrice
- 11 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Across the country where there are large Muslim communities, there are now Sharia councils. Some seem to discriminate against women in different ways. Women are required to produce two male witnesses, and it costs a woman at least £400 to get an Islamic
Plan for 'Sharia-Compliant' Student Loans to Get More Muslims Into University
Business  (tags: education loans, finance, Sharia law, government loans, universities )

Beatrice
- 13 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
A new system of "Sharia-compliant" student loans is to be launched to allow more Muslim students to go to university, it has been announced. David Willetts, the Universities Minister, said an alternative financial model was being created to satisfy Islam
Men Must Join Fight Against FGM, Leading Campaigner Urges
Health & Wellness  (tags: Women's health, FGM, mutilation, health, victims )

Beatrice
- 13 days ago - standard.co.uk
One of the world's leading campaigners against female genital mutilation has called on men to take up the fight against the practice. Maternal health pioneer Edna Adan, who was the first to speak out about ending FGM on Somali radio in the 1970s
Ahmedi Man Arrested for 'Desecrating' Quran Amid Rampage
Society & Culture  (tags: quran, Islam, religion, sacrilage, attack, barbarism, desecration )

Beatrice
- 16 days ago - pakobserver.net
A number of residents of various localities of Tando Allahyar city and activists of religious parties took to the streets against alleged desecration of the Holy Quran and attacked the home-cum-worship place of a man belonging to the Ahmedi community
Noah's Ark Would Have Floated...Even With 70,000 Animals
Offbeat  (tags: Noah's ark, animals, bible story, Noah )

Beatrice
- 15 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Noah's Ark would have floated even with two of every animal in the world packed inside, scientists have calculated. Although researchers are unsure if all the creatures could have squeezed into the huge boat, they are confident it would have handled
Horse Tranquilliser Ketamine Could Cure Severe Depression
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, depression, antidepressants, research, ketamine, treatment )

Beatrice
- 16 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Horse tranquilliser Ketamine can cure people who have battled severe depression for 20 years, researchers at Oxford University have found. Sufferers who had failed to respond to anti-depressants like Prozac reported 'feeling themselves again' after
Pakistan Court Sentences Christian Man to Death for Blasphemy
World  (tags: Pakistan, Christians, blasphemy, death sentence, religion, Islam, riots, Lahore )

Beatrice
- 18 days ago - theguardian.com
A court in Pakistan has sentenced a Christian man to death for blasphemy, his lawyer said, over an incident that triggered a riot in the country's second-largest city.Sawan Masih was convicted of insulting the prophet Muhammad during the course of a
 
 
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