Law Reforms


France bans unlimited soda refills

By Usma Shaheen France bans unlimited refills on sugary soft drinks The International Press and Media Group is 100% independent and does not accept any funding from government bodies. We do this in order to maintain totally unbiased news coverage you can trust.  As such we need to raise £1’000’000…



New UK and EU laws on Vaping

By Viktor Larsen New EU wide laws come in effect in May 2016 E-Cigarettes and all other vaping devices will be subject to the new laws. To some they are the perfect way to stop smoking, whilst to others, they are a public health risk and encourage nicotine addiction. In…


Drone owners now required to register on government database

By Suzanne Roberts A US government registration system for Americans who own drones has gone live New rules governing drone ownership require anyone aged 13 or over who owns one of the craft to add their details to the government registered database. Anyone who acquires a drone after 21st of…


Sky warns thousands of customers of copyright court action

By Romain Caron   Sky has warned thousands of its customers they are likely to receive letters demanding cash for illegally downloaded adult films in breach of copyright laws. The letters, from Golden Eye, which has previously targeted O2 customers, has threaten mass legal legal action. While Sky stops short…


Crocodiles to guard death row in Indonesia

By Elsa Schmidt   The head of Indonesia’s anti-drugs agency has proposed building a prison island guarded by crocodiles, to house death-row convicts, but only those convicted for drug related offences. Budi Waseso said crocodiles often made better guards than humans because they could not be bribed. He said he…



China abandons one-child policy after 35 years

By Suki Wong   China is to abandon it’s one-child policy after 35 years Strict family planning rules are to be relaxed, but not entirely removed, instead allowing couples to have two children, although no time frame has been set for the replacement policy’s implementation The announcement was made at…


India | Democracy or ‘Judocracy’

By Vishal Sharma Edited By Zuzer Ashraf Is the world’s largest democracy, and second most populous nation, loosing it’s democratic grip? If the constitution of India ever fails it seem likely that it will be due to the tussle between the elected majority and the self appointed minority. The principles…