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Posts Tagged ‘obesity’

Coca-Cola lobbies Irish health minister on sugar tax, FoIA reveals

A Freedom of Information investigation revealed Coca-Cola has been lobbying Ireland’s health minister James Reilly and  opposing a proposed sugar tax, The Sunday Times has reported.

The proposal aspires to combat obesity and generate revenue but representatives of the company …

‘Honour’ crimes on the rise

Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act have revealed for the first time the scale of ‘honour’ crimes in the UK, The Guardian and The Sunday Mirror report.

Data obtained by the Iranian and Kurdish Women’s Rights Organisation (IKWRO) …

Ian Brady’s secure hospital home to extremely violent patients

Moors murderer Ian Brady is spending his days with patients that abuse and attack Ashworth Hospital’s staff at least once a day, The Daily Mirror reports.

Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal that since 2007, there have …

Housing developers’ secret lobbying revealed

The UK’s biggest housebuilders have been lobbying cabinet ministers to introduce a planning clause that would boost their business prospects, The Guardian reports.

Documents revealed under the Freedom of Information Act, exposed the chiefs of housing firms, including Barratt, Bovis …