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Scottish councils use terror legislation to investigate loud TVs and primary school children

Scottish councils use terror legislation to investigate loud TVs and primary school children

Scottish councils have used anti-terrorism legislation to spy on primary school children and to investigate trivial complaints and minor misdemeanours, new findings have revealed. The Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act (RIPSA) was intended to combat serious crime and terrorism but has instead been used to investigate complaints about loud televisions, slamming doors, vandalised washing lines and people running up and down[Read More…]

Corrupt cops tried to smear Stephen Lawrence family

Corrupt cops tried to smear Stephen Lawrence family

The last couple of weeks has been marked by a series of revelations over the covert and widespread use of disinformation tactics used by police in the UK. On Monday, it was revealed that the police had actively tried to smear the family and friends of Stephen Lawrence in order to cover up for their own incompetencies when dealing with[Read More…]

Second whistleblower exposes NSA blackmail and corruption

Second whistleblower exposes NSA blackmail and corruption

  Much ado has been made in the media about the revelations unveiled by Edward Snowden in relation to the illegal eavesdropping by the NSA of US citizens. Snowden who has been featured widely in the media for his role in exposing the US government who, in collaboration with various businesses such as Facebook and Google, conducted mass surveillance of[Read More…]

Entrepreneur launches new business initiative to boost the profits of Ugandan coffee growers

Entrepreneur launches new business initiative to boost the profits of Ugandan coffee growers

  One pioneering entrepreneur in Uganda has decided to tackle the exploitation of African coffee beans from Western multinationals by setting up his own coffee company. Nine years ago, Andrew Rugasira launched his own coffee company ‘Good African Coffee’ in a bid to transform the industry in his country and ensure that the profits from his countrymen’s coffee crop, were[Read More…]

Doctors call for ban on hospital junk food

Doctors call for ban on hospital junk food

Doctors have called for a ban on junk food in NHS hospitals, it has been reported. At the British Medical Association’s annual conference in Edinburgh, doctors voted for a motion to sell healthier snacks after it was argued that it was wrong for hospitals to sell junk food while they are supposed to be promoting healthy eating. Delegates at the[Read More…]