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Leading Non-Profit Health Insurer Alerts EU Health Ministers on EDCs

The International Association of Mutual Benefit Societies (AIM) wrote to EU health ministers on Friday to urge them to take "proper action" on endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs).

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Wheat in the EU28

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This infographic presents the latest numbers of wheat production, yield, cultivated area, value and consumption in the European Union.

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Brexit Chaos Has Brought on Politicized Judiciary in Britain, Historian Says

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Jonathan Clark, University of Kansas distinguished professor of history, discusses the historical context of constitutional issues surrounding the Brexit and the politicization of Britain's Supreme Court.

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Chemicals Recognised as Human Endocrine Disruptors by EU

For the first, the EU has identified four chemical compounds as being of concern to human health because of their endocrine disrupting properties

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European Commission’s Revised Proposal Limits Ability to Protect Public From Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals

The Endocrine Society expressed disappointment today in the European Commission's revised proposal on defining and identifying endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), citing unnecessarily narrow criteria for identifying EDCs that will make it nearly impossible for regulatory agencies to meet the unrealistically high burden of proof and protect the public from dangerous chemicals.

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Supreme Court Brexit Ruling: Dr Mike Finn, Researcher in British Politics (Expert in UK Politics)

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What Now for Italy? Making Sense of the Referendum Vote

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UK Court Rule on Brexit: U-M Experts Available to Comment

Experts advisory on Brexit

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Trade Ministers Discuss Halting or Reforming the US-EU Trade Talks

The French Trade Minister Matthias Fekl and the Austrian Vice-Chancellor Reinhold Mitterlehner proposed halting the EU-US trade talks, known as the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership or TTIP, during an informal meeting of trade ministers in Bratislava, Slovakia. Trade ministers also discussed the ratification of the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Canada which has been urged to reject by many civil society groups.

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Divided Britain: Research Reveals Growing Gulf Between Those Financially Included and Excluded

The gulf between the ‘haves’ and ‘have-nots’ in British society is widening. On one side, more people are having to exist without bank accounts, resorting to food banks and being evicted from their homes. On the other, more people are benefitting from workplace pensions, paying low interest rates on their mortgages and increasing their savings.







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