Ban on Shark Fins

Brantford the First Canadian Jurisdiction to Ban Shark Fin Products

Brantford, a city in southwestern Ontario, became the first Canadian jurisdiction to ban shark fin products. Hawaii and Washington State have already passed legislation banning shark fin products. Shark fins are used More »

Vegetarian Lunches Banned in French Schools Canteens

Vegetation banned in French School

French government announced children will be forced to eat meat if they want lunch at school. Concern is mounting that new legal nutrition requirements for French school canteens effectively impose meat consumption on six million schoolchildren. A new law obliges schools to serve a protein-rich food with meals, and defines the choices narrowly as meat, fish or cheese. The ban will be implemented across kindergartens, hospitals, prisons, colleges and old people’s homes.

Hand Raising Ban to Answer Questions in Classrooms to Keep Children Calm

Hand Raising Ban

A school in London has banned children from raising their hands in class. Now all the children have been told to extend their thumbs instead of raising their arms in class. According to principal, Banning children from raising their hands in class has been shown to improve their academic performance. These ideas help make the class environment calmer and encourages quieter pupils to share ideas.

TV Bosses Banned Tom Selleck From Shaving Mustache

Tom Selleck's Moustache Ban

Tom Selleck was banned from shaving off his famous moustache, when he consulted his T.V Bosses about removing his upper lip hair. He accepted the role of a police chief in new U.S. cop drama Blue Bloods. He wanted to change his look in the series in the role of Police Commissioner Frank Reagan.

Edward Kennett Received 6 Month Worldwide Ban from Racing

Edward Kennett Banned

Great Britain speedway star Edward Kennett has been banned for cheating in Coventry’s Elite League win at Lakeside. Edward Kennett banned for one week charged with silencer tampering.  The Speedway Control Bureau Disciplinary Court gave him 12 month suspension, but the court opted to suspend the second six months for a year. He was also fined £2,500 and must pay costs of £700.

Sexual Imagery in Outdoor Advertising Banned

Banned Offensive Sexual Billboards

Report on growing sexualisation of young people also suggests public billboards should be vetted for offensive images. Sexually explicit images of women will be removed from billboards near schools.