Tag Archives: Autumn

Teenagers turn their backs on a university education

Source: Independent Universities have suffered the steepest fall in applications since records began, with the total number of students seeking places this autumn plummeting by 8.7 per cent as the true impact of tuition fee increases is felt. Click here … Continue reading

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Could vegetarians eat a ‘test tube’ burger?

Chi Chi Izundu BBC News The world could get its first lab-grown burger this year, with scientists using stem cells to create strips of beef. But could vegetarians eat it? Scientists in the Netherlands hoping to create a more efficient … Continue reading

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GMO honey ruling can be challenged, claims legal expert

Source: Food Navigator Honey producers and importers in the EU and elsewhere face legal and economic uncertainty arising out last autumn’s European Court of Justice’s (ECJ) ruling, claims a legal expert calling for an amendment of the Regulation to exclude … Continue reading

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Benefits can do more harm than good for child poverty because parents ‘will only spend them on drugs or gambling’

Source: Daily Mail Higher benefits for poor families could do more harm than good, Iain Duncan Smith claimed last night, as feckless parents will only spend the extra money on themselves. In an attack on Labour’s child poverty targets, the … Continue reading

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