Archive for July, 2013

UK government to criminalise “annoying behaviour”

UK government to criminalise “annoying behaviour”

The British government is about to pass legislation which will effectively criminalise any behaviour perceived to be “annoying”, it has emerged. Under the  Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Bill, those who gather lawfully in public places could potentially be barred by local authorities, police and even private security firms. If such orders are refused, citizens could face arrest, fines and[Read More...]

Katie Bowman

Forensic science graduate bullied by police after splitting with PC lover

A forensic science graduate told of how she became the target of police officers, because of a jilted lover. Katie Bowman, 24, said that Thames Valley Police targeted her for nearly a year following a split from her boyfriend – who was a police officer. Despite never having been convicted of a crime, she was stopped 70 times for suspected[Read More...]

Drinking milk is harmful to health according to Harvard study

Drinking milk is harmful to health according to Harvard study

Drinking milk is detrimental to human health, despite government recommendations stating otherwise, according to research published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Harvard scientist David Ludwig said that conventional milk and dairy products can cause more harm than good, particularly with those products which contain sugar or sweeteners. Government guidelines have traditionally urged people to drink[Read More...]

Death from killer drones kept under wraps by US forces

Death from killer drones kept under wraps by US forces

The death toll resulting from US drone strikes in Pakistan has continued to rise at an alarming rate, according to a recent report. Navid Ahmed, an investigative journalist and academic in Islamabad said that despite the rising number of people losing their lives as a result of the drone strikes, the United States government has consistently failed to record the[Read More...]

Another Trayvon Martin incident reported in the US

Another Trayvon Martin incident reported in the US

The murder of Trayvon Martin has sparked a copycat shooting in the US, after another black teenager was gunned down by a vigilante. Merritt Landry shot the 14 year old boy in the head for standing near his car. He was subsequently arrested and is being tried on second-degree murder. This comes less than two weeks after the Trayvon Martin[Read More...]