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Greece: Lack of liquidity could lead to a “humanitarian crisis”

If remained unanswered the immediate necessity of liquidity might develop into a “humanitarian crisis”, argues leading European banking and law analyst Dr Giuliano Castellano of the University of Warwick.

Mon 06 July 2015, 08:29 | Tags: Economics, Banks, Europe, Current Affairs, Economics and Finance

Should patients be told the cost of missed GPs' appointments?

The health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, has suggested that he would have no objection to charging patients who miss appointments with their GP, and that in future patients will be informed how much they have cost the NHS if an appointment is missed. Dr Kate Owen GP and Principal Clinical Teaching Fellow at Warwick Medical School examines the issues involved.

Fri 03 July 2015, 11:59 | Tags: NHS, WMS, Health, Expert comment, Health and Medicine

Elderly people can do just as much for society as society can do for them - Kimberley Brownlee

Jeremy Hunt has his attention on the right issue – the chronic acute loneliness of many elderly people – but he misidentifies who benefits when they are invited to live with other people - writes Kimberley Brownlee from Warwick Law School.

Wed 01 July 2015, 18:22 | Tags: Philosophy, Current Affairs, Law, Social Affairs

Written records, police stops and judicial review

For the first time in France, on Wednesday 24 June 2015, the Court of Appeal in Paris held the French State responsible for police action in carrying out identity checks that were held to be discriminatory and ordered it to pay €1,500 in compensation to five individuals. Professor Jackie Hodgson and Laurène Soubise respond to the ruling.

Tue 30 June 2015, 10:45 | Tags: France, Expert comment, International, Law

Targeting Tourists: Why do militant groups kill holidaymakers?

Dr. Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Leverhulme Trust Fellow, Political and International Studies, University of Warwick discusses the attack on tourists in Tunisia.


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