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Obesity in the UK

Marcus Roberts | 22 January 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: food wastage, obesity, United Kingdom


Roma migrants increase fear of immigration in the UK

Shannon Roberts | 28 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: European Union, immigration, Roma, United Kingdom


Skills gap looms for United Kingdom

Shannon Roberts | 19 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: elderly, skills shortage, United Kingdom


Will demography mean the United Kingdom soon overtakes Germany?

Shannon Roberts | 09 October 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: emigration, European Union, fertility, United Kingdom
As the European Union continues to be weighed down by recession, Great Britain will emerge more powerful.


The secret to never-ending life still not found

Shannon Roberts | 24 September 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: media spin, mortality rate, United Kingdom
A new study in the United Kingdom has found that we may not forever live longer after all.


Blessed Britain?

Shannon Roberts | 10 August 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: birth rate, Disney, United Kingdom
Figures released by the Office for National Statistics on Thursday suggest that the United Kingdom is outdoing its European neighbours in the quest to maintain its population base.


UK to immigrants: we need you!

Marcus Roberts | 07 August 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing population, economic growth, immigration, United Kingdom
A report in the UK argues that immigrants may be necessary for the nation's economic health in the future.


Migrants set to become majority in UK

Shannon Roberts | 22 May 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Migration, National Identity, United Kingdom
A new academic study commissioned by Oxford University has found that minority groups will make up 40% of the United Kingdom by 2050, making it one of the most ethnically diverse countries in the world. Moreover, it is not just the UK that is set to change, but all European countries.


Mother of Parliaments divorces an institution it has been wedded to for almost one thousand years

Michael Kirke | 06 February 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: David Cameron, House of Commons, United Kingdom


Stormy weather on the horizon?

Michael Kirke | 24 January 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: David Cameron, Freedom of conscience, Illiinois, United Kingdom


Another fine mess…?

Michael Kirke | 16 January 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: divorcing gays, Ontario, United Kingdom


The UK is a Crowded Kingdom

| 05 October 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: immigration, Simon Ross, Sir Andrew Green, United Kingdom
More news to make people worry more about the growth in the UK's population.


Sex Selective Abortions in the UK

Marcus Roberts | 24 February 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abortion, sex selective abortion, Telegraph, United Kingdom
A sting operation in the Uk reveal some alarming abortion practices.


Tightening of abortion rules in the UK could result in 60,000 less abortions

Shannon Buckley | 28 August 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: abortion, Law, United Kingdom
The abortion rules in the United Kingdom are set to be tightened in what has been described as "the biggest shake-up in a generation". The plan would introduce a mandatory obligation on abortion clinics to offer women access to independent counselling, which is run on separate premises by a group which does not itself carry out abortions.


A new life expectancy of 120?

Shannon Buckley | 01 August 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: pension plans, retirement age, saving, United Kingdom
The pension problem in the United Kingdom, and indeed the rest of the world, is not going away A report from the independent Workplace Retirement Income Commission released today warns that, shockingly, almost three quarters of private sector staff in the United Kingdom will be unable to adequately exist when they retire due to a low level of savings and the complex, costly and inefficient pensions system.


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