The House of Lords will decide whether to make the subject compulsory: let's hope they make the right choice
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Sunday 26 May 2013
Q. I live with my girlfriend, who I met after my divorce three years ago, and I love her deeply. But we have a serious problem. She's 32 (I'm 43) and she wants us to have a child.
Shakespeare 1 Molière 0: 'Linguistic treason' as France prepares to accept English teaching for university sciences
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Higher education minister Geneviève Fioraso aims to make future French scientists better able to use international language of scientific research
Thursday 16 May 2013
Unsterilised sheaths were being lubricated by workers using oil
Sex in prisons: Campaigners warn of culture of denial over sexual relationships between inmates as new commission publishes report
Monday 06 May 2013
The first Commission into Sex in Prisons has drawn attention to a rarely reported issue
Thursday 25 April 2013
If you do something to someone’s intimate bits which you know s/he has not consented to or is unable to consent to, you are committing sexual assault or rape
Sunday 24 March 2013
He's revolutionised polio treatment, personal computers and the toilet - but now former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates has a more intimate challenge in his sights: the condom.
Thursday 14 March 2013
Students were given a certificate stating they were "qualified for sex"
Saturday 16 February 2013
The number of gay and bisexual men contracting HIV rose over the past 20 years because of a rise in the number having unprotected sex, new research shows.
Pope Benedict XVI didn’t fail as the spiritual leader of the church, he just wasn’t up to running it
Monday 11 February 2013
The modern world, not just the church, will be poorer for the absence of a thoughtful intellectual in public life
Monday 28 January 2013
German woman died after being hit 123 times with a wooden blackboard pointer while bound with nylon tights and condoms
Monday 07 January 2013
They're single, and ready to mingle.
Wednesday 02 January 2013
Tuesday 01 January 2013
Ever since “Sachsgate”, certain areas of the press have been waiting for another opportunity to put the boot into modern comedy for its lack of reverence.
Saturday 03 November 2012
When I was not quite 15, my dad, who was the kindest of fathers, decided that I should learn what 'real' work meant. He was a trade union leader, head of what is now the PCS – the Public and Commercial Services Union – having come to that brand of socialism via a youthful commitment to communism. His particular union served that branch of the public sector which included office cleaners. Indeed, it was his proud boast that he had been responsible for unionising the public sector cleaners.
Saturday 29 September 2012
'I don't have an impulse to make work that looks like my work'
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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