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Sponsorship has risks and rewards for both parties

WHO: Peter Schmidt-Hansen

"Most people know how sponsorship works and that it has risks as well as rewards for both parties. Most people will also know that a celebrity’s alleged actions are not the fault of the brand."

Online platforms facing stricter regulations under new directive

WHO: Dr Sally Broughton Micova

"The Directive prohibits both VSPs and AVMSs from using any data gained through the mechanisms employed protect minors from harmful content for marketing purposes or profiling."

Kavanaugh decision likely to motivate voters in November

WHO: Dr Michael Frazer

"Nothing motivates voter turnout like a sense of grievance and injustice."

Catalonia's national day a reminder of divisiveness

WHO: Ms Marián Arribas-Tomé

"There are doubts on the capacity of the Catalan police to tackle alone the potential challenges that may arise later today."

Congo conflict hampering vaccination

WHO: Prof Paul Hunter

"[T]he effectiveness of any immunization campaign depends on the ability to deliver that vaccine to the appropriate people in a timely manner."

Supreme Court decision: Owens divorce case

WHO: Ms Polly Morgan

"The Owens case is a cautionary tale that reminds us the law does not necessarily accord with current views about exiting marriage and that there is a conflict between trying to make the process as painless as possible and having a sufficiently strong petition."

Backstop option is a pragmatic solution to border issue

WHO: Dr Nikos Skoutaris

"The backstop proposal does not threaten the constitutional integrity of the UK. It is a pragmatic solution to the specific circumstances of Northern Ireland."

The importance of pollinators for food security

WHO: Dr Lynn Dicks

"As well as food and drink, pollination is vital for plant reproductive success, medicines, and ultimately human and animal survival."

Kilauea could produce explosive eruptions, ashfall

WHO: Dr Jessica Johnson

“If the lava column drops to the level of groundwater, there is the possibility of water interacting with the magma to cause steam-driven ‘phreatomagmatic’ explosions."

Kilauea expert on Hawaii’s erupting volcano

WHO: Dr Jessica Johnson

“Kilauea is a basaltic shield volcano in Hawaii and one of the most active and well-monitored volcanoes in the world."

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