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# portuguese model
Our drugs minister has backed decriminalisation in a major London speech
The minister cited Portugal’s approach to drugs as a possible model for Ireland.
# bike lock protest
Students have locked themselves into a major UK university - and they've a long list of demands...
“Our plan is to make our demands as loudly as possible,” an Irish student involved in the action said.
# burger kings
That's a lot of chicken satay: Takeaway website Just Eat valued at €1.8bn
It gives Just Eat a valuation that is two-thirds more than takeaway giant Domino’s Pizza.
# De-listing
United Drug may be next to de-list from Irish Stock Exchange
In favour of its London counterpart.
# Unfreedom
President warns of democratic and intellectual crises
Michael D Higgins told the audience at the LSE that if Ireland had retained some of the elements of its national revival, the economic collapse may not be as bad as it is.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Catch up on the day’s biggest stories, as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.
# London School of Economics
London School of Economics accepted £1.5m gift from Gaddafi foundation
The Woolf inquiry into LSE’s links with Libya has criticised its former director for accepting the gift from the foundation run by Saif al-Islam Gaddafi – who holds an LSE PhD.
# Gender Debate
Men do pull their weight at home
Research has shown that men do a fair share of housework and childcare duties.