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Revealed: true cost of the Christmas toys we buy from China’s factories

Source: Guardian With Christmas three weeks away, an undercover investigation has revealed the bleak realities of life in Chinese toy factories serving a market worth £2.8bn a year in the UK alone. Big brands such as Disney, Lego and Marks … Continue reading

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HSBC ‘allowed drug cartels to launder money’

Al Jazeera Lax controls at Europe’s largest bank, HSBC, allowed Mexican drug cartels to launder billions of dollars through its US operations, an investigation by the US senate has found. The extensive report on London-based HSBC Holdings PLC by the … Continue reading

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Top job ‘offered to end probe’

Nick McKenzie & Richard Baker Sydney Morning Herald THE man who led the Australian Federal Police investigation into the AWB oil-for-food scandal has alleged he was offered a promotion in return for shutting down the probe. In an explosive statement … Continue reading

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The mothers and toddlers program, an attachment-based parenting intervention for substance-using women: results at 6-week follow-up in a randomized clinical pilot

Suchman et al. PMC Abstract Previously, we reported posttreatment findings from a randomized pilot study testing a new attachment-based parenting intervention for mothers enrolled in substance-use treatment and caring for children ages birth to 3 years (N.E. Suchman, C. DeCoste, … Continue reading

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Energy drink risk warning

Clare Brady Today Tonight The parents of a sixteen-year-old girl who died mysteriously after consuming three alcohol infused energy drinks are calling for an investigation.

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Contract Kids – Switzerland

SBS Journeyman Pictures May 2012 Generations of Swiss children lost their childhoods to state-endorsed abuse and forced labour. This shocking report brings us their stories, shedding light on a little-known dark chapter of Swiss history. “Our Switzerland, which always wants … Continue reading

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Australia’s price rip-off

Madeleine Kennard Today Tonight Retailers complain they’re doing it tough and struggling to compete with online stores, but prices show they’re not the ones who should be angry. The price tag tests prove that it’s customers who have e[v]ery right … Continue reading

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Clouds of Secrecy

BBC The groundbreaking UK television documentary – Clouds of Secrecy – exclusively reveals details of formerly classified UK Government Biological Warfare public area experiments. In particular the documentary reveals how, during 1963 and 1964, scientists from the UK Government’s Chemical … Continue reading

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SKorea finds smuggled capsules contain human flesh

Hyung-Jin Kim Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea has seized thousands of smuggled drug capsules filled with powdered flesh from dead babies, which some people believe can cure disease, officials said Monday. The capsules were made in northeastern … Continue reading

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Should eugenics become a “fundamental human right”?

Michael Cook BioEdge Should termination of Down syndrome foetuses be regarded as a fundamental human right? This is an issue which the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) is currently pondering. In the case of Kr?zmane vs. Latvia, the mother of … Continue reading

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