Lincolnshire registered a third of reported rapes as 'no crimes'
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Monday 30 May 2011
Mohamed Bin Hammam has announced his intention to appeal against his suspension from Fifa.
Friday 08 April 2011
Along with Wilkinson and Pickett's The Spirit Level, Injustice has become the guide and gospel for UK activists against rising inequality and what social geographer Dorling enumerates – updating Beveridge – as the five new giants of elitism, exclusion, prejudice, greed and despair.
Friday 04 March 2011
Humanists have altered a poster campaign aimed at influencing census responses on religion after being advised they could be offensive.
Wednesday 23 February 2011
On 23 February 1997 Dolly the sheep, first cloned animal, was revealed by scientists in Edinburgh.
Wednesday 23 February 2011
From award-winning organic pork to the finest wild smoked salmon, we select fresh fillets and choice cuts to grace your dining room table.
Friday 18 February 2011
Are there any limits on what humans can do? Asked rhetorically, the question invites the smiling, triumphant answer, No!, complete with happy-clappy exclamation mark. But to ask it the other way – that is, to ask it simply, in all seriousness – seems to me something that doesn't happen any more. In fact, the absence of this question seems to be a great gap at the heart of our current creed, which we might term liberal secular humanism, as we approach one of the climaxes of human history, which is the coming clash between humans as a species, and the Earth which is our only home.
Monday 20 December 2010
At least the folk at Lloyds Banking Group haven't lost their sense of humour. The Diary was delighted to receive a Christmas card from Eric Daniels, the bank's boss, over the weekend. It features a poignant photograph of a black horse gamely battling thorough a blizzard. Could there be a more appropriate metaphor for a bank that on Friday was forced to announce it is expecting to be saddled with billions more pounds of bad debt thanks to the deteriorating state of the Irish economy?
Tuesday 23 November 2010
Bolton chairman Phil Gartside will open contract talks with much-improved Swedish striker Johan Elmander tomorrow.
Monday 18 October 2010
outside centre Jonny May scored three of Gloucester's 14 tries as they completed a resounding 90-7 victory over Rovigo at Kingsholm in the Amlin Challenge Cup on Saturday. Olly Morgan scored two tries, as did wings James Simpson-Daniel and Lesley Vainikolo.
Monday 20 September 2010
Coach Massimiliano Allegri slammed his AC Milan side after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Catania in the San Siro.
Thursday 26 August 2010
Atheist doctors are almost twice as willing to take decisions that speed up a person's death as those who hold deep religious beliefs, research suggests.
Wednesday 21 July 2010
The environmental and human rights record of the miner Vedanta Resources will be put under the spotlight during its annual meeting next week, when the India-based group will face protests from pressure groups and an attempt by activist shareholders to remove members of the board.
Sunday 18 July 2010
A founding father of the French New Wave, Rohmer's canon of moral tales, filmed between 1962 and 1972, asks questions of ethics, religion and philosophy in relation to matters of the heart.
Wednesday 14 July 2010
Stephen Green, the chairman of HSBC, has styled himself as a critic of the excesses of his industry (particularly on pay) and has trumpeted his Christian morality.
Wednesday 09 June 2010
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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