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Woke up, fell out of bed …

Obesity has become ‘a national threat’ to the UK like terrorism Telegraph, Friday 11th December 2015 Obesity poses such a threat to the country that it should be treated as a “national risk” alongside terrorism, the country’s most senior doctor … Continue reading

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Terrorism for dummies

Last May, two 22-year-old men from Birmingham traveled to Syria to fight alongside Islamist rebels opposing the regime of Bashar al-Assad. On their return in January, they were arrested by anti-terror police at Heathrow Airport and were later charged with … Continue reading

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Second thoughts about first aid for the Third World

Way back in 1970, in a General Assembly resolution, the world’s rich nations agreed to commit 0.7% of their gross national income (GNI) to international development aid. Many failed to stick to this promise, but, in 2005, the EU made … Continue reading

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