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UK pushes ahead with sugar tax - BBC News

UK pushes ahead with sugar tax - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
The UK government publishes draft legislation for a tax on sugary drinks to begin from April 2018.
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Tobacco firms lose plain packaging appeal - BBC News

Tobacco firms lose plain packaging appeal - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
Three tobacco companies lose their appeal against the government's plain cigarette packaging rules.
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Tesco Bank says attack cost it £2.5m and hit 9,000 people - BBC News

Tesco Bank says attack cost it £2.5m and hit 9,000 people - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
Tesco Bank refunds £2.5m to 9,000 customers who had money taken in a weekend attack on accounts.
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Typhoo Tea: Cost of a cuppa to go up - BBC News

Typhoo Tea: Cost of a cuppa to go up - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
The boss of Typhoo says the cost of tea in the UK must increase following the fall in sterling.
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Global demand for energy will peak in 2030, says World Energy Council

Global demand for energy will peak in 2030, says World Energy Council | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
New technology and stricter policies will transform energy industry as ‘phenomenal’ growth in solar and wind power continues
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Aviation industry agrees deal to cut CO2 emissions - BBC News

Aviation industry agrees deal to cut CO2 emissions - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
A landmark deal has been struck by the aviation industry to limit greenhouse gases, but environmentalists are unimpressed.
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South Africa's bittersweet sugar tax - BBC News

South Africa's bittersweet sugar tax - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
The impending sugar tax in South Africa is causing concern in the soft drinks industry.
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Office cake culture is 'danger to health' - BBC News

Office cake culture is 'danger to health' - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
Having cake at work to celebrate colleagues' birthdays, engagements or just surviving the week is a danger to health, warns a senior dentist.
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Cancer risk from coffee downgraded - BBC News

Cancer risk from coffee downgraded - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
The cancer risk of coffee has been downgraded, with experts concluding there is inadequate evidence to suggest it causes the disease.
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Fish eat plastic like teens eat fast food, researchers say - BBC News

Fish eat plastic like teens eat fast food, researchers say - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
Young fish become hooked on eating plastic in the seas in the same way that teenagers prefer unhealthy fast food, researchers say.
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Why tobacco 'plain packaging' could have dangerous unintended consequences

Why tobacco 'plain packaging' could have dangerous unintended consequences | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
Smoking kills. But the shocking warnings on plain packaging might not be the best way to get smokers to kick their habit.
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The Benefits of Private-Sector "Nudging"

The Benefits of Private-Sector "Nudging" | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
This article explains when and why "nudges" that benefit consumers would be undertaken by the private sector in an economy.
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The plan to ban work emails out of hours - BBC News

The plan to ban work emails out of hours - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
France is about to introduce rules stopping employees from sending work-related emails at night and weekends.
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Ban on smoking in cars with children comes into force - BBC News

Ban on smoking in cars with children comes into force - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
A new law making it illegal to smoke in a car with anyone under the age of 18 come into force in Scotland.
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Climate changing "too fast" for species - BBC News

Climate changing "too fast" for species - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
A study of more than 250 plants and animals suggests many will be unable to adapt quickly enough to survive predicted changes in rainfall and temperature.
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NHS in England ponders sugary drinks ban - BBC News

NHS in England ponders sugary drinks ban - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
The NHS in England is considering whether to ban or impose a tax on sugary drinks sold in hospitals.
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The environmental costs of Heathrow expansion - BBC News

The environmental costs of Heathrow expansion - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
Significant questions about the environmental impacts of Heathrow remain unanswered in the wake of the government's announcement.
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Fracking in Lancashire given go-ahead by government - BBC News

Fracking in Lancashire given go-ahead by government - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
Fracking can go ahead in Lancashire, says the government, in a landmark ruling for the UK shale gas industry.
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Reality Check: Does the UK sell boomerangs to Australia? - BBC News

Reality Check: Does the UK sell boomerangs to Australia? - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
Has the UK really sold tea to China, wine to France and boomerangs to Australia?
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Zambia's unorthodox fishermen catch the rising tide - BBC News

Zambia's unorthodox fishermen catch the rising tide - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
Demand for fish in Zambia is high but unorthodox fishing methods are also on the rise.
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'Healing' detected in Antarctic ozone hole - BBC News

'Healing' detected in Antarctic ozone hole - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
Researchers say they have found the first clear evidence that the thinning in the ozone layer above Antarctica is starting to heal.
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MPs criticise government over flood protection plans - BBC News

MPs criticise government over flood protection plans - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
The government is failing to do enough to protect communities at risk of flooding and needs to do more long-term planning, MPs say.
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What is shop music doing to your brain? - BBC News

What is shop music doing to your brain? - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
Marks and Spencer has announced it's getting rid of all in-store music. But what does is actually do to our minds?
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Taxpayers' Alliance: Sugar tax will hit poorest hardest - BBC News

Taxpayers' Alliance: Sugar tax will hit poorest hardest - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
The proposed sugar tax will "hit the poorest families hardest" and should be scrapped, the Taxpayers' Alliance says.
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E-cigarettes - the fog and haze around the debate - BBC News

E-cigarettes - the fog and haze around the debate - BBC News | Y1 Micro: Markets and Market Failure | Scoop.it
Why the debate over e-cigs is far from over.
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