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Breaking news – Irelands Bankers being Arrested and Charged!

The former Chief Executive and Chairman of Anglo Irish Bank has appeared in court in Dublin charged in connection with financial irregularities at the bank. Seán FitzPatrick was charged with 16 offences under Section 60 of the Companies Act. Read … Continue reading

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Inside Story – Rigged bank rates: Is there more to come?

Al Jazeera In the wake of the bank rate-rigging scandal, Bob Diamond, Barclays chief executive, announced his resignation from the post with immediate effect, on Tuesday. In a statement, Diamond, who faced mounting calls to step down, said he made … Continue reading

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ClubsNSW takes up anti-bullying initiative

Alan Jones 2GB Chief Executive Anthony Ball tells Alan Jones about the new Clubs employment scheme. Listen to the podcast

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4,000 people back campaign to protect GM wheat trial

Alistair Driver Farmers Guardian AROUND 4,000 people, including high profile celebrities, MPs, farmers and scientists, have signed a petition urging protestors not to destroy a genetically modified (GM) wheat trial. The petition, run by Sense About Science, represents the next … Continue reading

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Diabetes complications ‘at record high’

BBC News Rates of stroke and kidney failure in people with diabetes have surged in England, according to new analysis by Diabetes UK. An audit of 1.9 million people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes found more than 13,000 … Continue reading

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Green Philosophy

Roger Scruton RSA Writer and philosopher Roger Scruton argues that conservatism is far better suited to tackle environmental problems than either liberalism or socialism. Chaired by Matthew Taylor, chief executive, the RSA. Listen to a podcast of the full event … Continue reading

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Aussies don’t trust politicians: survey

Source: SMH As federal MPs gather in Canberra for the first parliamentary sitting of the year, a new survey has found 60 per cent of Australians don’t believe what their political leaders say. The latest annual Trust Barometer survey, released … Continue reading

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Share Traders More Reckless Than Psychopaths, Study Shows

Source: Spiegel Online What makes individual stockbrokers blow billions in financial markets with criminal trading schemes? According to a new study conducted at a Swiss university, it may be because share traders behave more recklessly and are more manipulative than … Continue reading

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