UK public health body “demanding” calorie cap on supermarket ready meals

UK public health body “demanding” calorie cap on supermarket ready meals

Public Health England “is ‘demanding’ a calorie-cap on supermarket ready meals that would limit breakfasts to 400 calories and lunches and dinners to 600 calories each.” That’s among numerous nanny-state initiatives under way in the United Kingdom, including stringent guidelines on individual drinking and the introduction of a sugary drinks tax. Madsen Pirie, Adam Smith Institute: […]

FATCA may soon vex the British royal family

FATCA may soon vex the British royal family

FATCA, the expatriate financial reporting law, has been a compliance nightmare for many ordinary Americans abroad, and soon it may vex the British royal family. Depending on how and whether Prince Harry mingles his finances with those of American-born fiancee Meghan Markle, various aspects of Crown finances might have to be reported to American authorities. […]

Gov. Ducey heading to UK to promote economic development

Gov. Ducey heading to UK to promote economic development

By SoAzNewsX Arizona Gov, Doug Ducey will take part in a series of economic development meetings Oct. 19 – 22 in the United Kingdom to tout the economic advantages of doing business in Arizona. During the economic development trip, organized by the Arizona Commerce Authority, the governor will meet one-on-one with high-level international business leaders. In […]

“World’s most dangerous door”

“World’s most dangerous door”

World’s most dangerous door discovered at Vauxhall tube. via @paddyoclery pic.twitter.com/RrR1SFiapE — Andrew Bloch (@AndrewBloch) June 21, 2017 Spotted at Vauxhall station on the London underground. [Andrew Bloch on Twitter, where there are some funny comments as well]   –From Overlawyered    

EU in Energy/Climate bind

EU in Energy/Climate bind

The Guardian reports the European Union will “vastly overshoot” its Paris climate pledges unless its net emissions from coal-fired power plants are ended by 2030. Europe’s 300 coal plants still generate a quarter of the continent’s power, and if they all continue to produce power until the end of their planned operating lives, the EU […]