The NHS plans to launch a giant central database which will see patients records extracted from GP systems across the country. This is known as the ‘Care.data scheme’. This is a completely new move –… View Post

Denmark has recently decided to ban the kosher and halal methods of slaughter. Denmark’s Agriculture and Food Ministry announced that this new ban will come into effect today. Similar bans already exist in Poland, Iceland,… View Post

The Coronation Street actor William Roache has recently been cleared of rape charges after the woman making the claims was shown to lack credible evidence for her case. Just as the accuser is granted anonymity in… View Post

The recent Tube strike in London has called into question whether those working in transport should be allowed the right to strike. A second 48-hour tube strike was announced but was fortunately resolved by talks… View Post

The EU really seems to have outdone itself in terms of misplaced and dangerous legislative action. In one of its more controversial decisions, the EU has decided to prevent under-18s diagnosed with cancer from receiving potentially… View Post