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Groundbreaking treaty on toxic mercury to be formally adopted this week

Groundbreaking treaty on toxic mercury to be formally adopted this week

Backbencher October 9, 2013 0

Bryony Clarke reports on the circumstances behind the adoption of the Minamata Convention. During the early 1950s, the inhabitants of the Japanese fishing town, Minamata, were unnerved by a series of disturbing and inexplicable

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EU do you think you are, Godders?

EU do you think you are, Godders?

Milton July 21, 2013 1

A particularly strange statement has emerged from Godfrey Bloom, a UKIP Member of the European Parliament.     Recently, the Japanese Government hinted that thousands of jobs could be lost if Britain were to

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Who said cartoons are just for kids?!

Backbencher April 10, 2013 0

Sophie Price,  We all loved cartoons as children, so it’s no surprise that now we’re a little older, we often reach for our favourite Disney film when we need cheering up. But since the

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Hurry Up And Die: We Need An Upper Age Limit

Hurry Up And Die: We Need An Upper Age Limit

Lee Jenkins March 28, 2013 6

Too many old people are being supported by too few young people and its getting worse. It’s unsustainable. We need to think the unthinkable   Like many Asian cultures, the Japanese  view their elderly

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World News Round Up: 21/02/13

World News Round Up: 21/02/13

Lee Jenkins February 21, 2013 0

  Mass protests at rising energy prices and falling living standards have forced the government of Bulgaria to resign. Prime Minister Borisov was elected in 2009 on a ticket of reducing corruption and safeguarding

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