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19 December 2014

Did the EU rule that obesity is a disability?

"Fury as Euro court rules the obese are disabled" Daily Express, 19 December 2014 A decision concerning a childminder who claims he was sacked for being overweight was published yesterday …

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Did the EU rule that obesity is a disability?
15 December 2014

No gavels please, we're British

Nothing enlivens a courtroom drama quite like the decisive—or furious—crack of a judge's gavel. News articles reporting on legal issues also tend to be accompanied with stock images of this …

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No gavels please, we're British
4 September 2014

Kettles are still not about to be banned by the EU

"Now kettles face EU ban" according to the front page of today's Express. The article itself was more equivocal, saying the EU executive had commissioned a report which "sets out …

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