Surrinder Chera

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Why Are Women Drinking More Than We Used To?

A recent study from the University of New South Wales found that the great gender booze gap has nearly closed. To find out why, I decided to conduct my own scientific analysis—and consult some experts.<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>It's 11 PM, and I'm sitting in a pub, blowing into a …

Alcohol

Here’s What Happens When You Drink Red Wine Every Night

Originally published by Time<p>Alcohol is the Goldilocks of the nutrition world. Too much can be destructive to your health, raising your blood pressure …

Holistic Medicine

Britain's ruling classes were only group to vote to stay in the EU at referendum, major new report finds

Britain’s ruling classes were the only group who voted overwhelmingly to stay in the European Union, a new report has found.<p>The report from the Centre for Social Justice and Legatum Institute found that people in the “AB” class – the middle and upper classes - were the only group which had a …

Strong inflation numbers from Germany, Spain take pressure off ECB | Reuters

BERLIN/MADRID (Reuters) - German inflation picked up in September to reach its highest level in 16 months and Spanish consumer prices rose for the first time since May 2014, positive signs for the European Central Bank that its ultra-loose monetary policy is working.<p>The ECB has unleashed …

Economics

How European elites set up Greece for a fascist takeover

Remember PASOK?<p>Right after the financial crisis, Greece's center-left party was in firm control of the country, having won the 2009 elections with 38 …

Europe

Alcohol industry braces for Scotland’s vote on minimum pricing

The global alcohol industry is bracing for a potentially precedent-setting court decision in Scotland this summer on whether the government can set a …

Alcohol
World Bank

'Trade deal could help Big Tobacco in legal battles': IMO

A proposed trade agreement between the EU and the US could aid tobacco firms in their fight against plain packaging, according to a senior figure in …

What will EU parliamentarians vote on TTIP?

What's Really Going on With the Trade in Services Agreement

The Obama administration’s desire for “fast track” trade authority is not limited to passing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). In fact, that may …

World Economy

European Parliament TTIP vote cancelled because of “huge public pressure” say Green MEPs | Molly Scott Cato MEP

In unusual circumstances, the planned vote in the European Parliament on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) deal has been …

TTIP: Here's why MEPs have been protesting it, and why you should too

TTIP is a Trojan horse, with an immeasurable number of corporations hidden inside of it, and it's slowly but gradually rolling our way. That’s why …

Long Haul

The Theory of TTIP Is Noble and Worthwhile, But in Practice Is Doomed to Failure

For the conviction Free Trader, the international classical liberal TTIP is very natural progression in a global society especially between two great …

African Union

The obscure legal system that lets corporations sue countries

Fifty years ago, an international legal system was created to protect the rights of foreign investors. Today, as companies win billions in damages, insiders say it has got dangerously out of control<p>Luis Parada’s office is just four blocks from the White House, in the heart of K Street, Washington’s …

Free Trade

New Video: TTIP & CETA – On the way to liberalisation - Stop TTIP

Our new animated video summarises our critique on TTIP and CETA in 2 minutes. The agreements will restrict our options to make public policy choices …

Here’s how much corporations paid US senators to fast-track the TPP bill

Critics of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership are unlikely to be silenced by an analysis of the flood of money it took to push the pact over its latest hurdle<p>A decade in the making, the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is reaching its climax and as Congress hotly debates the …

Elections

Unfavourable trade winds

TRADE is at the heart of the European Union. Indeed, many Brexiteers claim that in 1973 Britain joined a free-trade area that only later morphed into …

Free Trade

Richard Dearlove is very wrong: leaving the EU would weaken British security

The idea that we have an open border is nonsense. But an end to EU cooperation would limit our ability to stop undesirables getting near the UK in the first place<p>Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels are further evidence of Islamic State’s determination to bring murder and mayhem to our cities and …

United Kingdom

Australia wants Britain to stay in EU, says foreign minister

Australia wants Britain to stay in the European Union, Julie Bishop, the country's foreign minister, said on Friday, weeks before Britain holds a referendum on EU membership.<p>Ms Bishop said in Washington that "a strong UK as part of the European Union would be in Australia's interests", according to …

European Union

Roubini Warns 'Brexit' Could Bring End of European Union

Nouriel Roubini, chairman at Roubini Global Economics and NYU Stern School of Business professor, talks about the potential impact of "Brexit" and …

European Union

John Major: Voting to leave will poison Europe and divide West

When we joined the EU we were the "sick man" of Europe: today, we have the best performing economy<p>This June, the UK will vote upon whether to leave or remain in the EU. This vote will be momentous. It will decide Britain’s place in the world for generations to come.<p>There are many positive reasons …

EU gives 'only hope' for fairer trade and fighting warming, letter says

Labour MPs and peers who signed the letter say staying in the union is the best way to pursue social democratic aims<p>Voting to remain in the European Union on 23 June is “the only hope the left has” of achieving social democratic aims such as fairer trade and tougher action on climate change, …

European Union