The horsemeat scandal has led to concern that organised crime gangs may be targeting the food industry. But is there real evidence? Or are the media and politicians simply pandering to historic fears about foreigners and crime? And, asks criminologist Dick Hobbs, have we been here before?
How can policy makers ensure all children benefit from the Olympic effect? Recent research from Understanding Society shows young people with healthy lifestyles and diets have a greater sense of personal wellbeing.