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→  August 15, 2012

U.N. human rights investigators accuse Syrian government forces of committing war crimes It says rebels have also committed war crimes but ‘did not reach the gravity, frequency and scale’ Three people were injured as bomb explodes at parking lot in the capital used by the military Scene was 300 yards from hotel popular with UN […]

Man Quizzed After Woman Burned Alive In Lift →  December 18, 2011

Police released CCTV stills of the incident, in which a 64-year-old woman was killed 5:15pm UK, Sunday December 18, 2011 A man is being questioned by police after a woman was burned to death in a lift by an attacker in her New York apartment building. Doris Gillespie, 64, was ambushed, sprayed with flammable liquid […]

It’s time for a carbon floor price-Gerard Wynn →  November 24, 2011

LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) – The European Union’s emissions trading scheme now needs rescuing, but only on new terms which better address its main aims and eradicate some of its failings, using a price floor. Click “Like” to read the full article. The EU carbon market is now irrelevant as an environmental policy but a price floor […]

Matthew Sinclair: This flawed carbon tax will hinder recovery →  November 19, 2011

There often seems to be an endless tide of bad news about the state of the economy these days. Inflation is high, growth is recovering slowly from the credit crunch and a debt crisis is enveloping eurozone economies like Greece and Italy. It’s enough to make you forget that Britain is still home to innovative, […]