Dominic Dyer, chief executive of the Badger Trust, which supported Langton’s case, warned that the verdict gave the environment secretary, Michael Gove, “the green light to push the badger to the verge of local extinction in many parts of England”. … [Read more...] about Badger campaigners lose high court battle to limit cull
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The service said an ambulance was only ever requested for Kate. It said that later on, when a rapid response vehicle was sent to pick up her mother, Ms Davies had turned down the lift, saying she wanted to travel to Heartlands Hospital with her husband instead. … [Read more...] about Kate Stanton-Davies case: ‘Lessons must be learnt’
Why does coronavirus kill more men than women? Around the world, men in every age bracket are dying from coronavirus at higher rates than women. Men have accounted for 71% of Covid-19 deaths in Italy, for example. And in Spain twice as many men as women have died. Nobody is entirely sure what’s causing this gender gap. Biology, lifestyle and behaviour probably all play a role but we won’t know what the balance is until sex-disaggregated data is more widely available. … [Read more...] about Why has the media ignored sexual assault allegations against Biden?
As with the lockdown, many will accept bio-surveillance graciously. Yet the division between the freedom of the well and the confinement of the sick or potentially sick will hurt. Leap forward a month, and you can see the state requiring citizens to produce documentation showing that it is safe for them to return to normal life or travel abroad. In just three days last week, and with barely a voice raised in opposition, parliament gave the state extraordinary powers to control freedom of movement, and then shut itself down. … [Read more...] about We must take drastic action but let’s not turn into a nation of little tyrants
Mara Bevilaqua, an activist for the Casa Lucha y Siesta shelter in Rome, said all shelters were open and they were looking out for women trying to get in touch by any means. “We’re all ensuring that channels of communication are kept open,” she said. “Our mobile phone is active all the time and women can also contact us by email and Facebook.” … [Read more...] about Lockdowns around the world bring rise in domestic violence