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Jersey Assembly to discuss proposed right to die law

Jersey’s States Assembly will meet today to discuss proposals from the Citizens’ Jury to change the law for adult islanders with terminal or incurable conditions who have a clear and settled wish to end their lives. Channel Islands Humanists, part of Humanists UK, campaigns to legalise assisted dying for both the terminally ill and incurably suffering. It has… Read more »

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A first listen to a new wild food podcast

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation’s (BASC) Eat Game initiative is launching a ground-breaking monthly podcast focused on wild game and its sustainability credentials. A spin-off from the official BASC Podcast, the Eat Game Podcast will serve the consumer market, with particular focus on those with a specific interest in sustainable food. Hosted by BASC’s resident… Read more »

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Osborne speech: The details

What will Britain look like under a Conservative government? Today’s speech by the shadow chancellor – akin to a shadow Budget – gives us a good idea. Pensions An updated review of the state pension age will be conducted, as recommended by Adair Turner’s Pension Commission. The review will consider whether the increase in the… Read more »

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Osborne speech in full

Read George Osborne’s speech to the Tory party conference in full. “We know what the task is. Britain is coming out of the deepest recession since the war. Our country is facing the largest budget deficit in our modern history. And we will have no choice but tackle it decisively if we are to stop… Read more »