- The Council of Europe warns that changes to Britain's asylum and immigration controls could breach human rights.
- Just ban junk food advertising before the watershed.
- An interesting endorsement for Obama -- a former organiser of "Youth for Barry Goldwater" who was also a publisher of National Review. A snapshot of New Mexico in the US race. A video about Obama and Native-Americans - "a government-to-government relationship to nations across this country." Andrew Sullivan, in the Atlantic, is worth reading every few days.
And finally, new research from Bristol which confirms that traffic in urban areas largely determines people's quality of life: "people who live with high levels of motor traffic are far more likely to be socially disconnected -- and even ill -- than people who live in quiet, clean streets."