Monthly Archives: July 2016

Government axes climate change department

From BBC News: The government has axed the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) in a major departmental shake-up. The brief will be folded into an expanded Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy under Greg Clark. Ed Miliband, … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire police adopt new crime category to tackle street harassment

From The Guardian: Uninvited sexual advances and unwanted verbal contact with a woman, including catcalling or wolf-whistling in the street, are to be recorded as a hate crimes in a new effort to tackle sexist abuse. Nottinghamshire police has expanded … Continue reading

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US refused to prosecute HSBC money laundering citing “market risk”

From BBC News: US officials refused to prosecute HSBC for money laundering in 2012 because of concerns within the Department of Justice that it would cause a “global financial disaster”, a report says. A US Congressional report revealed UK officials, … Continue reading

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