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Red Bull Tube poster banned over ‘focus boost’ claim

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Red Bull should not suggest its drink improves concentration, the watchdog ruled A poster advert campaign by Red Bull has been banned for wrongly implying the energy drink could increase focus and concentration. Posters shown on the London Underground suggested Red Bull could help workers finish their work and […]

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Wales ‘highest prison rate’ in western Europe

Image copyright David Goddard/Getty Images Wales has the highest imprisonment rate in western Europe, new research has claimed. The Wales Governance Centre’s analysis of official figures also reveals average custody rates are higher than in England for a number of different groups and offences. In particular, non-white Welsh prisoners are overrepresented in prison. Report author […]

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Upskirting to be crime after Lords back bill

Image copyright Gina Martin Image caption Gina Martin celebrated with her lawyer Ryan Whelan A woman who launched a campaign against upskirting after being targeted at a festival 18 months ago has said “we did it!” after legislation was passed to make it a crime in England and Wales. The new legislation, approved in the […]

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Police quiz dad after baby fed hot sauce

Image copyright Family handout Image caption Paul Dawson was surprised to find the police had taken an interest in his Facebook post The father of a newborn baby was “shocked” to be confronted by police after posting on social media that he accidentally fed his son chilli sauce. Paul Dawson, from Stockton, was out with […]

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Family had to sit on floor of TUI plane

Image copyright Paula Taylor Image caption Paula Taylor and her daughter spent part of the flight sitting on the floor A family returning from holiday found they had no seats once they had boarded their plane and spent part of the flight sitting on the floor. Despite having boarding passes, the Taylor family found empty […]