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Dr Jo Cranwell discusses alcohol content & advertising in the media at a meeting of the European Parliament | University of Bath

Dr Jo Cranwell, Assistant Professor in Public Health at the University of Bath and UKCTAS research fellow delivered the keynote presentation at a meeting of the European Parliament held to discuss the revision of the Audio Visual Media Services Directive. 82 more words


House Pushes Ahead With $611 Billion Defense Policy Bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) – The Republican-led House is pushing ahead with a $611 billion defense policy bill that prohibits closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and forbids the Pentagon from trimming the number of military bases. 113 more words


Workshop On The Implementation Of The Mediation Directive

I recently had the opportunity to attend a workshop on the implementation of Directive 2008/52/EC on certain aspects of mediation in civil and commercial matters (the Mediation Directive) that took place in the European Parliament on the 29 November 2016. 450 more words


Why a woman will not be Rotary President anytime soon

Or Barriers that make the glass ceiling so thick!

By John Borst with the assistance of 14 other Rotarians*

Barriers exist to a woman becoming RI President in both the bylaws and particularly the undefined practices of Rotary. 679 more words


Trump Effect - Mexico's Central Bank Chief Resigns...

Media reports of Agustin Carstens resignation as chief of Mexico’s central bank have left MSM pundits and even business analysts scratching their heads. It appears no-one has any idea why Carstens is leaving… well, almost no-one. 785 more words

Illinois House OKs Exelon Subsidy Plan, Moves to Senate

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) – Legislation worth hundreds of millions of dollars annually to energy giant Exelon Corp. has won Illinois House approval after more than two hours of floor debate. 119 more words


BOTS Act punishing online scalpers passes Senate, moves on to the House

Scalpers who use bots to slam ticket websites and snatch up a huge proportion of seats at popular shows may soon find themselves in violation of federal law. 173 more words