British politics Scotland

And the fate of the Union rests with… Alistair Darling

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Last updated on Aug 27, 2014 at 09:50 PM
Category: British politics Scotland
Child abuse panic Parents and kids

What Rotherham reveals about the corrosion of community life

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Last updated on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:53 AM
Category: Child abuse panic Parents and kids
Politics USA

Voters want big ideas, not big prizes

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Last updated on Aug 27, 2014 at 04:39 PM
Category: Politics USA
Health Liberties Life Smoking

The public-health lobby – more dangerous than e-cigs

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Last updated on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:41 AM
Category: Health Liberties Life Smoking
Free speech

Why we should all hail the Redskins

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Last updated on Aug 27, 2014 at 09:49 PM
Category: Free speech
Asia Free speech

Japan should tell the UN where to stick its hate-speech laws

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Last updated on Aug 26, 2014 at 04:06 PM
Category: Asia Free speech
Free speech Sport

Kick the thought police out of football - and smartphones

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Last updated on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:44 AM
Category: Free speech Sport
British politics Iraq Middle East War on Terror

Caliph Cameron is bringing ISIS-style illiberalism to Britain

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Last updated on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:44 AM
Category: British politics Iraq Middle East War on Terror
British politics Crime and the law Europe

Lord Neuberger: giving democracy a hammering

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Last updated on Aug 27, 2014 at 10:48 AM
Category: British politics Crime and the law Europe
Africa Books & Essays Podcasts review of books, August 2014

What really happened in Rwanda?

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Last updated on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:26 AM
Category: Africa Books & Essays Podcasts review of books, August 2014
Israel and Palestine Middle East Podcasts

Why we’re against the demonisation of Israel

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Last updated on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:32 AM
Category: Israel and Palestine Middle East Podcasts
Sport

What Sartre might say to Crystal Palace

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Last updated on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:30 AM
Category: Sport
British politics

Bercow’s contrarian crusade

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Last updated on Aug 22, 2014 at 06:08 PM
Category: British politics
Life

What is brave about suicide?

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Last updated on Aug 23, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Category: Life
Crime and the law

Ched Evans has the right to move on

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Last updated on Aug 22, 2014 at 06:07 PM
Category: Crime and the law
Economy Europe

Whatever happened to the Eurozone revival?

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Last updated on Aug 23, 2014 at 11:02 AM
Category: Economy Europe
British politics Scotland

The ‘Yes’ campaign’s version of history is Scotch mist

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Last updated on Aug 23, 2014 at 11:03 AM
Category: British politics Scotland
Iraq Middle East Syria War on Terror

This gruesome video contains a message to Britain, too

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Last updated on Aug 22, 2014 at 06:16 PM
Category: Iraq Middle East Syria War on Terror
Race USA

Sorting fact from fiction in Ferguson

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Last updated on Aug 22, 2014 at 06:02 PM
Category: Race USA
Race USA

Ferguson: this isn’t history repeating

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Last updated on Aug 26, 2014 at 11:39 AM
Category: Race USA
History makers

History makers: the Peterloo protesters

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Last updated on Aug 22, 2014 at 06:08 PM
Category: History makers
Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival 2014

Al Murray: ‘My audience isn’t thick’

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Last updated on Aug 22, 2014 at 06:04 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival 2014
Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival 2014

Sarah Callaghan: a fireball of pissed-off poetry

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Last updated on Aug 18, 2014 at 04:14 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival 2014
Child abuse panic

Cliff Richard: the moral annihilation of a celebrity

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Last updated on Aug 22, 2014 at 06:06 PM
Category: Child abuse panic
Child abuse panic Crime and the law

The NSPCC: enemy of justice

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Last updated on Aug 22, 2014 at 06:06 PM
Category: Child abuse panic Crime and the law
review of books, August 2014

An Angela’s Ashes for the bored middle classes

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Last updated on Aug 19, 2014 at 12:58 PM
Category: review of books, August 2014
Arts & Culture Film

The Inbetweeners 2: filthy fun Down Under

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Last updated on Aug 18, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Film

A foul-mouthed haven in a sterilised world

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Last updated on Aug 18, 2014 at 12:58 PM
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British politics Free speech The Counter-Leveson Inquiry

Operation Tuleta: a warrant to hound the tabloids

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Last updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 02:51 PM
Category: British politics Free speech The Counter-Leveson Inquiry
Food Free speech

Burger me! We need to scrap the ASA

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Category: Food Free speech
British politics Scotland

Scottish independence? Just say no!

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Last updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 02:53 PM
Category: British politics Scotland
Drink and drugs

Time to revive pub-lic life

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Last updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 02:54 PM
Category: Drink and drugs

You couldn’t make it app: BDS activists rely on Israeli technology

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Last updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 02:54 PM
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Arab uprisings Middle East

One year on: how the West green-lighted Sisi’s massacres

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Last updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 02:55 PM
Category: Arab uprisings Middle East
Life

Life doesn’t have to end when tragedy strikes

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Last updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 02:56 PM
Category: Life
Science and technology

Digital native? There’s no such thing

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Last updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 02:57 PM
Category: Science and technology
Crime and the law Liberties

Lib Dems: the snoopers’ party

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Last updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 02:58 PM
Category: Crime and the law Liberties
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Free speech Israel and Palestine Theatre

‘The Edinburgh Fringe has failed us - and failed freedom’

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Last updated on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:32 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Free speech Israel and Palestine Theatre
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

Little on the Inside: truth and illusion behind bars

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Last updated on Aug 12, 2014 at 10:17 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

Whose Line reunion: Fringe history in the making

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Last updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 03:01 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
Iraq Middle East Syria War on Terror

ISIS: a monster made by the moralists of the West

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Last updated on Aug 20, 2014 at 08:33 AM
Category: Iraq Middle East Syria War on Terror
British politics Drink and drugs Health

The junk science of booze labelling

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Last updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 03:03 PM
Category: British politics Drink and drugs Health
Arts & Culture Free speech Music USA

A rap over the knuckles for US prosecutors

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Last updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 03:06 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Free speech Music USA
Education Free speech Israel and Palestine

The brazen hypocrisy of the BDS crowd

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Last updated on Aug 15, 2014 at 03:07 PM
Category: Education Free speech Israel and Palestine
review of books, August 2014

Let’s lay off the Baby Boomers

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Last updated on Aug 12, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Category: review of books, August 2014
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

Confirmation: inside the mind of a white supremacist

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 03:46 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

Cuckooed: the personal and the political

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 03:48 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

The Slasher Musical: a rip-roaring ride

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 03:47 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
review of books, August 2014

‘The gay movement is full of staid conformists’

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Last updated on Aug 11, 2014 at 11:27 AM
Category: review of books, August 2014
review of books, August 2014

Academics against knowledge

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Last updated on Aug 11, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Category: review of books, August 2014
review of books, August 2014

The Great War: the first global jihad ?

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 01:59 PM
Category: review of books, August 2014
review of books, August 2014

Dying for a purpose

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Last updated on Aug 11, 2014 at 11:31 AM
Category: review of books, August 2014
review of books, August 2014

Roger Scruton’s leap of faith

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Last updated on Aug 11, 2014 at 11:31 AM
Category: review of books, August 2014
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014

Sushi Tap Show: raw tap-dancing talent

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 03:49 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

Horizontal Collaboration: love and war at the UN

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 03:50 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival 2014

Ride of the Wagnerian: a life in opera

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Last updated on Aug 07, 2014 at 11:29 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival 2014
Anti-capitalism Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival 2014

Liam Williams: more than first-year agitprop

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Last updated on Aug 12, 2014 at 10:11 AM
Category: Anti-capitalism Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival 2014
Free speech The Counter-Leveson Inquiry

The fight for press freedom – still a war without end

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 04:09 PM
Category: Free speech The Counter-Leveson Inquiry
Pandemic fears Risk

Fear not, ebola won’t wipe us out

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 03:43 PM
Category: Pandemic fears Risk
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

This is Contemporary Ice Skating: frozen family fun

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 03:45 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

Will Adamsdale: a joyous return

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 03:55 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

Kurakuraw Dance Glass Bead: the perils of giving too much away

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Last updated on Aug 06, 2014 at 12:49 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

Bitesize Chekhov: D’Animate strikes again

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Last updated on Aug 06, 2014 at 12:37 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
Middle East

Why isn’t anyone talking about the nightmare in northern Iraq?

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 04:07 PM
Category: Middle East
Crime and the law

Victim-impact statements: a pointless charade

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 03:57 PM
Category: Crime and the law
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

Cirque Tsuki: weird for weird’s sake

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Last updated on Aug 05, 2014 at 02:44 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

Hemline Index: all mouth and no trousers

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 03:58 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre

Anything Goes: new production, same old charm

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Last updated on Aug 05, 2014 at 02:44 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival 2014 Theatre
Israel and Palestine Middle East

Israel, Gaza and the Jews: a new moral pogrom?

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 03:59 PM
Category: Israel and Palestine Middle East
Food Obesity

Raymond Blanc and Ronald McDonald: brothers in arms

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 04:02 PM
Category: Food Obesity
Arts & Culture Film TV and radio

Twin Peaks: this revolution was televised

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 04:03 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Film TV and radio
Libya

The barbarism of liberal intervention

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 04:05 PM
Category: Libya
Design USA

An unhinged debate about poor doors

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 04:00 PM
Category: Design USA
Life

Gay Pride: just another Saturday night out

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 03:21 PM
Category: Life
review of books, July 2014

Isaiah vs Isaac: a philosophers’ catfight

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 12:56 PM
Category: review of books, July 2014
British politics Child abuse panic Podcasts

Paedophile panics: an unhealthy obsession

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Last updated on Aug 08, 2014 at 10:34 AM
Category: British politics Child abuse panic Podcasts
Sport

Usain is right: these games are ‘a bit shit’

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Last updated on Aug 04, 2014 at 11:48 AM
Category: Sport
Israel and Palestine

This anti-Israel hysteria is the opposite of a peace movement

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Category: Israel and Palestine
British politics Mental health

Unempathetic Ed’s problems are not in the head

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 01:00 PM
Category: British politics Mental health
British politics Energy Environment Fracking

There is no ‘dash for gas’

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 12:51 PM
Category: British politics Energy Environment Fracking
Free speech

Yes, freedom of speech should be absolute

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 01:01 PM
Category: Free speech
British politics Crime and the law Domestic violence

Domestic violence: the dangers of tick-box policing

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 01:10 PM
Category: British politics Crime and the law Domestic violence
Free speech

Free speech doesn’t end at the doors to an abortion clinic

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Last updated on Aug 11, 2014 at 10:48 AM
Category: Free speech
Free speech

Free speech on campus: it’s complicated

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 01:03 PM
Category: Free speech
Feminism

Cut the crap about the gender pay gap

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 01:05 PM
Category: Feminism
USA

Campaign finance: even billionaires deserve free speech

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 01:07 PM
Category: USA
Drink and drugs

Britain’s timid teens need to go to the pub

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 01:08 PM
Category: Drink and drugs
British politics Food Health

Sarah Wollaston: supersizing state intervention in our lives

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 01:15 PM
Category: British politics Food Health
Arab uprisings Middle East

Sisi: groping for Western approval

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 01:17 PM
Category: Arab uprisings Middle East
India

End of the road for the Andaman Islanders?

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Last updated on Aug 01, 2014 at 01:14 PM
Category: India
British politics Middle East

Ed Miliband did to Libya what Israel has done to Gaza

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Last updated on Jul 25, 2014 at 04:58 PM
Category: British politics Middle East
British politics Domestic violence

David Ruffley: the dangers of making the personal political

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Last updated on Jul 25, 2014 at 02:53 PM
Category: British politics Domestic violence
Ukraine

Colin Brazier: emotional journalism hits a new low

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Last updated on Jul 28, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Category: Ukraine
Environment Parents and kids Science and technology

Happy birthday, IVF babies

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Last updated on Jul 25, 2014 at 04:08 PM
Category: Environment Parents and kids Science and technology
review of books, July 2014

Liberals against liberalism

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Last updated on Jul 28, 2014 at 10:02 AM
Category: review of books, July 2014
Arts & Culture Bunch of five Economy Music

Five reasons why it’s rock ‘n’ roll to avoid tax

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Last updated on Jul 28, 2014 at 11:38 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Bunch of five Economy Music
Sport

Anti-doping cynics need to take a chill pill

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Last updated on Jul 28, 2014 at 10:51 AM
Category: Sport
Israel and Palestine

Your pity for Palestinians is making things worse in Gaza

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Last updated on Jul 25, 2014 at 01:02 PM
Category: Israel and Palestine
Crime and the law Love and sex

Sexting: another pervy panic

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Last updated on Jul 25, 2014 at 01:03 PM
Category: Crime and the law Love and sex
British politics Free speech

Let Lib Dems commit ‘tweetcrimes’

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Last updated on Jul 25, 2014 at 01:03 PM
Category: British politics Free speech