Battle Against Big Soda Ban Prompted Unlikely Alliances
The decision by a New York State judge striking down the Bloomberg administration’s ban on large, sugary drinks this week was not just a high-profile victory for the soda companies in their pitched battle against anti-obesity policies that are aimed at their products.
Archers controversy: how online message boards are giving silver surfers a bad name
In the 63 years it has been on the airwaves, The Archers has had its fair share of controversies. In September 1955, Grace Archer was crushed to death by a falling stable beam, in a storyline so shocking at the time that it made international headlines.