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12-01-2008 21:54Campaigners continue the fight to take cruel and diseased product off menu of Cambridge restaurant Midsummer House.
11-01-2008 23:17Many of you will remember the news before Christmas that the government had apparently given the go ahead for a new massive research complex to be built at St Pancras. Despite what the story claims, planning permission has not yet been granted by Camden Council for this project, let alone architects or builders engaged.
11-01-2008 06:58Last night I attended a screening of the film "The Last Ghost of War" at IIT Chennai, India, followed by a discussion with Dr Simone Nhu-Mai of the Vietnam Agent Orange Victims Association (VAVA). The film and discussion highlighted the horrific legacy that continues to be felt in Vietnam (in addition to Laos and Cambodia, as well as among war veterans from the US, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Korea) due to the spraying of herbicides, including the defoliant Agent Orange.
07-01-2008 22:04A FILIPINO man is being deported from Britain because his wife, who died following a hospital blunder, is no longer working here.
07-01-2008 11:43On Saturday, McDonald's celebrated 25 years of serving junk food in Lincoln.
05-01-2008 15:50Two demonstrations coming up:-
Thursday 10 January, the weekly demo, and
Saturday 12 January, for the monthly demo
04-01-2008 10:36The pharmaceutical industry has long attempted to justify the unaffordablility of medicines by the high costs of research & development. Recently in PLos Medicine Canadian academics Marc-André Gagnon and Joel Lexchin have cast yet further doubt on this fib by demonstrating big pharma spends more on promotion of its products to physicians than R&D in the USA.
01-01-2008 13:52The Derby Evening Telegraph reports:
Nurses working in Derby's hospitals say they have not been able to attend meetings about planned pay cuts because their wards are too short-staffed.
28-12-2007 09:43British Energy, owners of Dungeness B nuclear station have now officially objected to the planed expansion of Lydd Airport on Romney Marsh Kent.
ooer missus, saved by nuclear power ??
23-12-2007 19:47Christmas is also the time when the national obsession to shop and consume reaches its zenith. It traditionally begins the day after Thanksgiving, runs through Christmas eve, and after the holiday continues into January with plenty of extra buying power from holiday gift cards, year-end bonuses and other resources gotten or borrowed. It's for everything people never knew they wanted until creative advertising wizardry made their lives incomplete without them.
23-12-2007 15:11Worldwide food prices have risen sharply and supplies have dropped this year, according to the latest food outlook of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. The agency warned December 17 that the changes represent an “unforeseen and unprecedented” shift in the global food system, threatening billions with hunger and decreased access to food.
22-12-2007 22:31The New York State Health Department — working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta — has completed an investigation of a 38-year-old male Nassau County resident who recently returned from Pakistan, where he was exposed to avian influenza, or H5N1, also known as bird flu.
20-12-2007 13:20United Colours of Islam presents:
The Sound of Reason
Ahmed & Suhalia
'Rodriguez said her son's life had been a challenge from the start. She divorced Hawkins' father when the boy was 3-years-old, she said, and by 5 he was taking prescription Ritalin and Zoloft. She said she watched, feeling helpless the way a parent can, as raw anger took root inside her son. '
14-12-2007 19:38150 NHS mental health workers in Manchester who have been on strike since the beginning of November following the sacking of Karen Reissman are to return to work on Monday 17th December, without having secured her reinstatement.