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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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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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Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2011

ISAAA Introduction This Executive Summary focuses on the 2011 biotech crop highlights, which are presented and discussed in detail in ISAAA Brief 43, Global Status of Commercialized Biotech/GM Crops: 2011. Biotech crops reached 160 million hectares, up 12 million hectares … Continue reading

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Jung on Film [FULL INTERVIEW]

Youtube This compelling film represents a rare record of an original genius. In Jung on Film, the pioneering psychologist tells us about his collaboration with Sigmund Freud, about the insights he gained from listening to his patients’ dreams, and about … Continue reading

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Children’s ‘tsar’ backs calls for boys to be allowed to dress as girls at school

Chris Musson Daily Record CROSS-dressing pupil Jamie Love says a call by Scotland’s youth “tsar” to allow schoolboys to wear girls’ clothes will help people like him. Children’s commissioner Tam Baillie claims gender-specific uniforms can cause serious distress. Jamie, 17, … Continue reading

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Ginkgo Biloba: The Living Fossil

Sayer Ji GreenMedInfo Ginkgo biloba is the world’s oldest living plant, known as a “living fossil” because it has no close living relatives, and appears to be the same as a plant species dating back 270 million years (Permian) in the … Continue reading

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Migrants leaving Australia

Source: Today Tonight They flew in from around the world, chasing the Australian dream, but now they can’t wait to fly right back out. So what’s causing this mass exodus? The latest figures show that migrants are leaving Australia in … Continue reading

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Italy’s youth jobless hits record high

Source: Press TV Italy’s youth unemployment has reached a new record high of over 30 percent, as it confirms that the euro-zone’s third-largest economy is already in recession. According to seasonally adjusted figures released by ISTAT on Thursday, the unemployment … Continue reading

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‘Dismal’ prospects: 1 in 2 Americans are now poor or low income

Source: MSNBC WASHINGTON – Squeezed by rising living costs, a record number of Americans — nearly 1 in 2 — have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as low income. The latest census data … Continue reading

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Census: U.S. marriage rate at a record low

Source: USA Today The most dramatic decline in marriage has occurred among adults ages 18 to 29. Just 20 percent of them were married last year, compared with 59 percent in 1960. The median age at first marriage is also … Continue reading

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