Mark Newlin

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Why the calorie is broken

There’s a serious problem with the way we measure food – and it may mean you’re consuming much more than you realise. Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley of the podcast Gastropod report.<p>“For me, a calorie is a unit of measurement that’s a real pain in the rear.”<p>Bo Nash is 38. He lives in Arlington, …

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Dwaine George's Murder Conviction Overturned Thanks To Cardiff University Law Students' Project

A man who spent 12 years in jail after being wrongly found guilty of murder has had his conviction overturned thanks to the work of a group of law …

Police try to overturn ruling they broke law while monitoring octogenarian

Police chiefs are seeking to overturn a legal ruling won by an 89-year-old campaigner whose political activities were recorded on a clandestine database.<p>On Tuesday, lawyers for the police argued at the supreme court that a secretive police unit that says it tracks domestic extremists acted lawfully …

Government in supreme court bid to keep Prince Charles letters secret

Barristers representing the government are due to go to the supreme court in the latest attempt to keep secret a series of letters written by Prince Charles to government ministers.<p>They will argue on Monday morning that the then attorney general, Dominic Grieve, acted lawfully when he overrode a …

Ghoncheh Ghavami released on bail from prison in Iran

The British Iranian woman who has been held in prison since June after attending a protest outside a volleyball match has been released on bail, her family told The Telegraph<p>The woman who was detained in Iran after attending a protest outside a volleyball match has been released, after five months …

How the Equality Act is actually thwarting equality in broadcasting

Ed Vaizey, the sunny culture minister, has rarified status in government. He is not often seen and relatively little heard – which may be why he is, within his area of responsibility, quite popular. He says he is determined to do something about diversity in the media, and says it in such a way …

Victory against Vodafone for schoolteacher billed £15,000

After we highlighted his plight and a barrister took on the case for free Vodafone has backed down – and also dropped its bill demands against two other Barcelona crime victims<p>The Welsh primary school teacher facing a £15,000 Vodafone bill for calls rung up by thieves after his handset was stolen …

Barbara Bush: Why Malala Gives Me Hope

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