High St chains and fish – could do better!

High street restaurants and pubs we all tend to use when travelling to other places need to do more to prevent seafood being overfished, analysis by Fish2fork and the Marine […]

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High cost credit market causing problems

Today, the Bank of England’s latest money and credit statistics show consumer credit increased by 10.3% in the year to May, to £199.7 billion, which means we are simply borrowing […]

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Okja: a film that provides food for thought on ‘sustainable’ meat production

Netflix Seán McCorry, University of Sheffield What if we could meet the challenges of the ongoing environmental crisis without changing our behaviour and practices in any way? What if, rather […]

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Fact Check: is it bad for your health to eat food fried in olive oil?

DenisFilm/Shutterstock James Brown, Aston University and Rachel Adams, Cardiff Metropolitan University It recently has been suggested that using vegetable oils to fry food may be bad for your health due […]

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#CoverUpMate – the skin cancer campaign

From the Met Office website: New research, by the Met Office in conjunction with the NHS England #CoverUpMate skin cancer campaign, has revealed a worryingly relaxed attitude towards sun care […]

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Conservatives strike deal with the DUP: experts react

John Garry, Queen’s University Belfast; Grahame Steven, Edinburgh Napier University; Katy Hayward, Queen’s University Belfast, and Stuart McAnulla, University of Leeds After more than two weeks of negotiating, Theresa May, […]

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