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Europe in the grip of a weedkiller war

Farmers need to control weeds to ensure good harvests, but are they poisoning us in the process? And are we letting companies put dangerous products that may cause cancer into our food and cosmetics?

Farmers need to control weeds to ensure good harvests, but are they poisoning us in the process? And are we letting companies put dangerous products that may cause cancer into our food and cosmetics?

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Toxic chemicals in cosmetics?

Whether they are bought from the chemist or the supermarket, and whether or not they feature the mention “hypoallergenic,” “paraben free” or “dermatologically tested,” many cosmetics contain chemical

Whether they are bought from the chemist or the supermarket, and whether or not they feature the mention “hypoallergenic,” “paraben free” or “dermatologically tested,” many cosmetics contain chemical

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Cuts in EU mobile roaming charges come into effect

The shock of discovering a surprisingly inflated mobile phone bill after travelling abroad within the EU should be a thing of the past from now on

The shock of discovering a surprisingly inflated mobile phone bill after travelling abroad within the EU should be a thing of the past from now on

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FBI admits outcome of data battle with Apple will set legal precedent

The ongoing battle between the FBI and Apple over access to iPhone data of a terrorist, came before Congress on Tuesday. At the hearing the chief of

The ongoing battle between the FBI and Apple over access to iPhone data of a terrorist, came before Congress on Tuesday. At the hearing the chief of

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Focus on the sharing economy

This week on UTalk, a question from James in London: What are the benefits of the so-called sharing economy for consumers? Guillermo Beltrà, Head of

This week on UTalk, a question from James in London: What are the benefits of the so-called sharing economy for consumers? Guillermo Beltrà, Head of

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Eileen Chubb: fighting for the victims of silence

Eileen Chubb blew the whistle over mistreatment of patients in BUPA care homes 16 years ago. She paid a high price for it. Yet is determined to keep

Eileen Chubb blew the whistle over mistreatment of patients in BUPA care homes 16 years ago. She paid a high price for it. Yet is determined to keep

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The right to be forgotten on the internet

This week on Utalk we answer a question from Sandra in Paris: “Eighteen months after the ratification of the right to be forgotten online by the

This week on Utalk we answer a question from Sandra in Paris: “Eighteen months after the ratification of the right to be forgotten online by the

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Food for thought: what are 'novel foods' and how safe are they?

The safety of new types of food products is a concern for Euronews viewer Sylvie in Lyon, France who asks: “as the European Union is reviewing its

The safety of new types of food products is a concern for Euronews viewer Sylvie in Lyon, France who asks: “as the European Union is reviewing its

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Is the end really nigh for roaming charges in Europe?

This week on Utalk the question comes from Jane in Dublin, who asks about roaming charges: “The European Union recently agreed to put an end to

This week on Utalk the question comes from Jane in Dublin, who asks about roaming charges: “The European Union recently agreed to put an end to