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Scotland Moving Towards ‘Opt-Out’ Organ Donation System

Legislation has been brought forward at the Scottish Parliament in Holyrood for the introduction of an 'opt-out' system for organ donation. This proposal would mean...
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The Weekly Roundup – 10th June 2018

This week, our contributors have written on Crypto Ratings, immigration, Birmingham's Pride parade, the US Constitution, UK Prime Minister Theresa May's customs 'backstop' and...
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Police Fail to Catch 4 out of 5 Muggers and Burglars

Official statistics show that police fail to catch four out of five muggers and burglars. Last year, 81,848 police investigations of muggings were unable to...
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Chinese Govt. Releases Crypto Ratings, Ethereum Comes in First While Bitcoin Lags Behind

The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology released its inaugural cryptocurrency ratings this Thursday, May 17. Undertaken by the Ministry’s CCID Research Institute,...
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The Weekly Roundup – 3rd June 2018

UK: Wales announced this week that it is extending its smoking ban, making it illegal to smoke in outdoor school spaces, playgrounds and hospital grounds. The purpose of...
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Liam Fox Claims Trump’s Tarrifs ‘Illegal’

International Trade Secretary Liam Fox has claimed that US tarrifs on steel and aluminium from Europe are ‘illegal’ and will be detrimental not only...
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US-N. Korea Summit is Back On

Only a week after the summit between the leaders of the US and North Korea was cancelled, US President Donald Trump has announced that...
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Wales to Ban Smoking Outside Schools, Hospitals and Playgrounds

Wales is extending its smoking ban, making it illegal to smoke in outdoor school spaces, playgrounds and hospital grounds. Anyone caught smoking in these areas...
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The Weekly Roundup – 27th May 2018

UK: This week, Jake Scott, editor of The Mallard, wrote on the effect on the UK of the sugar tax. You can read this here. US: On...
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Leaders of North and South Korea Hold Second Meeting in a Month

The leaders of North and South Korea met today, at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ), for the second time in a month. In the meeting, which...