National media briefing: Archbishop dismisses big society initiative, Nuffield Health, the RSPCA and cuts in European aid

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National media briefing
National media briefing

The Archbishop of Canterbury has dismissed David Cameron’s big society initiative as "aspirational waffle".

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Most women in Britain have an unhealthy "apple figure", putting them at risk of infertility, cancer and heart disease, the charity Nuffield Health has warned.

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Many pet owners are mistakenly using carrots and other salad foodstuffs in rabbits’ stable meals and risk giving them tooth decay and health problems, says the RSPCA.

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The flow of aid from Europe to the world’s poorest countries fell by €700m in 2011, the first drop for almost a decade, because the crisis in the single currency caused 14 member states to cut development assistance.

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