February 12, 2014

Why Are So Many Old People Dying in the UK?

D. Dorling, New Statesman

The Associated Press

Many elderly in the UK are dying before their time and no one is quite sure why.

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February 9, 2014
What Happens If Scotland Kills the Union?
Graeme Archer, Telegraph
First the poetry, then the prose. I’m talking about Scotland, of course. The fight to retain the UK, remember? No? I don’t blame you. Until recently, the independence vote has had insufficient coverage down here – that is,... more ››
February 8, 2014
The Pitch to Keep Scotland in the UK
The Guardian
David Cameron, a Conservative politician with a southern English seat, is not an obvious choice of cheerleader in the no campaign in Scotland's independence referendum, now just seven months away. But the prime minister of the... more ››
February 10, 2014
Europeans Are Telling the EU to F*** Off, Too
Alex Berezow, RCW
Now, the EU is upset. Or, at least Angela Merkel, the de facto empress of the EU, is pretending to be. However, what you won't hear in all of the press coverage is that "f*** the EU" is a rather common sentiment, particularly... more ››
February 10, 2014
Flooding Blame Game Begins in Britain
London Evening Standard
It is easy to forget that a big city is still at the mercy of the weather; the floods remind us that nature can still do London damage. more ››
February 11, 2014
6 Things to Watch for in the Scot Referendum
Ben Riley-Smith, Telegraph
For the last 18 months – some would say since the 1970s – the fundamentals of the Scottish independence debate haven't budged. Give or take a percentage point here or there, it's two anti-independence Scots for every one... more ››