Lincolnshire registered a third of reported rapes as 'no crimes'
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Sunday 29 June 2008
Bridges Ventures, the socially aware private equity firm backed by the Apax founder Sir Ronald Cohen and Tom Singh of retail chain New Look, will begin an assault on the UK fitness market tomorrow when 'The Gym' is launched, charging customers just £14.99 a month with no contract or joining fee. The group's first business, in Hounslow, west London, will be open 24 hours a day and has already secured 5,000 members, who have signed up at the discounted £9.99-a-month tariff.
Sunday 08 June 2008
Eagleton pre-emptively announces on page one that he's not a philosopher, but anyone tackling this subject is de facto a philosopher; the question is, how good? Eagleton indulges in some needlessly laboured analysis of terms, but is less interested in philosophical argument than in sticking it to his enemies, those pesky liberal humanists.
Tuesday 03 June 2008
That Somerset have marched up the County Championship to the top of the First Division should surprise no one, given the nature of the two men leading them.
Wednesday 07 May 2008
Can the arms trade ever be given an ethical face? It seems a contradiction in terms, yet that hasn't stopped BAE Systems, stung by allegations of corruption over the Al Yamamah arms contract with Saudi Arabia, from commissioning Lord Woolf, a former Lord Chief Justice, to examine its conduct and suggest areas for improvement.
Tuesday 06 May 2008
A report into business practices at BAE Systems today said the firm admitted it previously failed to "pay sufficient attention" to ethical standards and avoid activities that had the potential to damage its reputation.
Friday 18 April 2008
The study of humanism is to form part of the syllabus for a GCSE in religious studies for the first time, one of the biggest exam boards will announce today.
Saturday 12 April 2008
The doctor who triggered the MMR vaccine scare has said he had little experience of research on children and was unfamiliar with the ethical guidelines surrounding their treatment.
Saturday 12 April 2008
A woman in need of a kidney transplant has been told by medical authorities that she does not have the right to her dead daughter's organs, which have already been passed on to strangers.
Friday 28 March 2008
The doctor who linked MMR vaccine with autism, triggering a collapse in vaccination rates, has defended his research, saying he adhered at all times to official ethical guidelines.
Tuesday 25 March 2008
Labour MPs will be allowed a free vote on some controversial aspects of new embryology laws, Gordon Brown said today.
Monday 11 February 2008
The number of people considering investing in ethical investment funds has shot up over the last year, as a raft of new product launches has helped to drive a new boom in the sector.
Sunday 27 January 2008
For many people, the most rewarding aspect of travel is experiencing other cultures. However, too often those other cultures are not themselves rewarded, the tourist's money going straight into the tour operator's pocket.
Tuesday 10 October 2006
Sunday 18 June 2006
Monday 05 June 2006
The story so far: the author has sold his house to finance a manufacturing project in the hope of making a small fortune to finance his old age...
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
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Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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- 2 Man who held up 'hire me' sign at Waterloo station returns a year later with 'I'm hiring' sign
- 4 Tennis fan suing Australian Open organisers for 'failing to shade spectators' during Murray match
- 5 Men behaving badly: Urinating while standing, 'manspreading' and the gendering of selfishness