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Lobsters, crabs, octopi and squid deemed sentient creatures

Lobsters, crabs, octopi and squid deemed sentient creatures

A Government-commissioned study, carried out by researchers at the London School of Economics, found strong scientific evidence suggesting the species have the capacity to be aware of feelings and sensations. In response, Environment Secretary George Eustice tabled an amendment to
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Prison transgender headaches

Prison transgender headaches

A judge has said that having transgender women in female prisons increases the risk of sexual assault. However he stated that the rules on where they are held do not need to change. A female prisoner, named only as FDJ,
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