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Government proposes to bring back national service

Government proposes to bring back national service

Teenagers in the UK may soon be forced to join the army if a new Bill that is currently making the rounds in parliament gets through. The National Service Bill was introduced as a private members Bill and is due to be debated again by the House of Lords in September. If the Bill is passed by both houses of[Read More...]

Millions pledge to defeat Monsanto

Millions pledge to defeat Monsanto

Millions of people across the world have vowed to take on Monsanto on May 25th this month, it has been revealed. Protesters from over 286 countries are set to join the global rally against the food giant which was once dubbed as the “most evil corporation” on the planet by health campaigners. Monsanto is infamous for producing genetically engineered food[Read More...]

Jimmy Tarbuck

Jimmy Tarbuck case highlights concerns over secret arrests

From the people that brought you secret courts…please welcome to the stage..secret arrests. Sounds like the header for a bad comedy doesn’t it? But this latest scandal over Jimmy Tarbuck has proved to be no laughing matter. Less than a week after UK MPs effectively voted away the right to fair trial in Britain by paving the way for secret[Read More...]

Jason Pitter

Role models are lifeline to youngsters, claims barrister

We often hear it said that there is a lack of successful role models for young people living in deprived areas. And Chapeltown in Leeds is no exception. It is one of the poorest areas in the city and has seen its fair share of riots in the 70s, 80s and then again, in August of last year. However, despite[Read More...]