More needs to be done to investigate the risks to human health that extracting shale gas poses, suggests a personal view published
• As Easter holiday getaway begins, new Vitalise report reveals UK’s top tourist attractions not up to scratch for disabled visitors
• Survey also finds people with disabilities have little faith in tourist attractions’ accessibility claims
With millions of Brits ready to crack open their Easter eggs this Sunday, a survey by oral health charity the British Dental Health Foundation has discovered the majority of people plan to scoff their chocolaty treats down in one go.
The European Parliament voted last night to restrict speculation by banks and hedge funds, to prevent them driving up food prices and fuelling global hunger.
Youngest children from most vulnerable populations benefit most
Antibiotics improve growth in children at risk of undernourishment in low and middle income countries, finds a study
It has been alleged that the UK Independence Party leader, Nigel Farage, had £50,000 to £60,000 in EU funds, now described by some as ‘missing’, paid into his personal bank account.
The methodology behind a Treasury report published yesterday by George Osborne with the aim of highlighting the economic advantages of tax cuts while borrowing remains high, has been slammed as “utterly flawed”, by a leading economics expert.
• Government accused of ignoring own research on energy policy
The majority of people in Britain would prefer to live near a wind farm than a fracking site, new YouGov research commissioned by Ecotricity revealed today.
If you work in the construction industry then you’ll no doubt be aware of The Consulting Association. Their blacklist
According to Frances O’Grady, the TUC general secretary, the large rise in the number of self employed workers does not show an increased entrepreneurial spirit but is a reflection of a shift towards more insecure methods of earning a living.
‘Whistleblowing’ is considered to be a rather scary concept. When one thinks of whistleblowers the mind may automatically jump to thinking about Edward Snowden fleeing to Hong Kong and then Russia after leaking confidential documents
According to the homeless charity Shelter, there are 3.8 million families in the UK that are just one pay cheque away from the start of a slippery slope to homelessness.