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New paper into social impact of shooting ‘significant’, says BASC

A new scientific paper into the social, mental and wellbeing attributes of those who participate in game shooting has been highlighted as significant by the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC). The new paper, published in the journal Ageing & Society, concludes that participation in shooting and shooting-related activities, such as beating and picking-up, results… Read more »

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New national food strategy offers ‘little more than crumbs’

Responding to the publication of England’s National Food Strategy, Sarah Woolley, General Secretary of the Bakers and Allied Food Workers Union (BFAWU) said: “With 10 million people across the UK facing food poverty, this new strategy needed to bring meaningful change and recommend a ‘Right to Food’ law, instead it offers little more than crumbs… Read more »

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A 14-year-old girl died yesterday shortly after receiving a vaccination against cervical cancer.
School girl dies after HPV jab

By Liz Stephens A 14-year-old girl died yesterday shortly after receiving a vaccination against cervical cancer. Natalie Morton, a pupil at the Blue Coat School in Coventry, was given the human papilloma virus (HPV) injection yesterday – the exact cause of death is yet unknown. The schools’ headteacher, Dr Julie Roberts issued a statement on… Read more »

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Audio: Andy Burnham on Brown speech

Listen to health secretary Andy Burnham’s reaction to Gordon Brown’s leader’s speech at the Labour party’s 2009 autumn conference in Brighton: