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'Look at the menu small print' - expert comments on calorie content of meals in restaurants

Research from the British Medical Journal into calorie content of meals in UK restaurants has shown that sit-down restaurants often serve unhealthier meals than fast food outlets. GP Dr James Gill from Warwick Medical School recommends checking the menu small print when eating out.

Thu 13 December 2018, 11:09 | Tags: Food, Warwick Medical School

Major EU study finds antisemitism on the increase - Expert Comment

According to a new report from the EU's Fundamental Rights Agency, antisemitism in the EU is getting worse and Jews are increasingly worried about the risk of harassment. Dr Christine Achinger, Associate Professor in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, discusses the roots of modern antisemitism, and explores what can be done to tackle the problem.

Tue 11 December 2018, 15:44 | Tags: Faculty of Arts, Expert comment, conflict

Fears of escalating violence in West Papua - Dr Keith Hyams comments.

Supporters of West Papuan independence have faced harsh penalties for raising their flag on 1 December. Dr Keith Hyams of the Department of Politics and International Studies comments on rising tension in the region.

France's 'yellow vest' protests could provoke constitutional crisis - expert comment

"The recent warning by the French government that there could be deaths in the protests anticipated this weekend is a very disturbing development." Dr Oliver Davis, Reader in French Studies comments on the ongoing 'yellow vest' protests in France.

Fri 07 December 2018, 11:05 | Tags: Politics, Faculty of Arts, protests, France, Expert comment, Europe

Arrest of Huawei's Chief Financial Officer's potential impact on US-China relations - expert comment

Following the news today of the arrest of the Chief Financial Officer of Chinese telecoms company Huawei, Professor Shaun Breslin of the Department of Politics and International Studies has commented on its potential impact on US-China relations.

Thu 06 December 2018, 14:45 | Tags: USA, China, business

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