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The bells, the bells – don't ban the bells

Thursday October 2, 2014

Ruth Mieschbuehler reports on the unusual ban being proposed in Switzerland and how it is being resisted

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Review of the week ending 21 September

Tuesday September 23, 2014

Our weekly round-up of bizarre or obscure reporting about freedom issues from blogs, websites and newspapers – stories in no particular order…

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Time for the prime minister to live up to his word

The Conservative conference in Birmingham really is the last chance saloon for the Prime Minister, argues Brian Monteith

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Why the UK needs Scotland to vote No

The liberal economic case has been won by the No campaign, but being British also counts for freedom, argues Brian Monteith

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Independence day – why Scotland should vote 'Yes'

Stop this appeasement, says Gary Ling. A close ‘No’ vote on Thursday will be a disaster for the rest of the UK.

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Review of the weekend ending 14 September

Our latest round-up of unusual or obscure reporting of freedom issues from blogs, websites and newspapers – stories in no particular order…

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First they came for my mini cheddars...

First it was a ban on mini-cheddars – now it’s the whole packed lunch! Our schools are loosing all sense of proportion argues Andrew Allison.

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A Souvlaki, chips and a fag – what's not to like?

They disobey rules, eat, drink and smoke for enjoyment – and live longer than us. Simon Hills says the carefree Greeks can teach us all a lesson…

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Review of the weekend ending 7 September

Our latest round-up of bizarre or obscure reporting from blogs, websites and newspapers about bans and taxes – stories in no particular order…

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The EU sucks – and then some

First they came for our hoovers and I did nothing, then they came for our hairdryers and still I did nothing… Brian Monteith on another crazy EU edict.

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Review of the week ending 31 August

Our latest round-up of unusual or obscure reporting from blogs, websites and newspapers – stories in no particular order…

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Cameron's government makes unhealthy choices

Chris Oakley considers Duncan Selbie’s contribution to the growing body of evidence that public health evangelism corrupts even the well intentioned