BBC presenter Professor Alice Roberts says regulations must be expanded to include private schools
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Tuesday 31 December 2013
One third of Americans reject the theory of evolution
Sunday 24 November 2013
Study shows the early humans butchered their rivals, breaking open their skulls and bones to extract the marrow
Saturday 12 October 2013
Join the club
Friday 11 October 2013
National Secular Society calls on Government to introduce stricter codes of conduct
Sunday 29 September 2013
The World Until Yesterday opens with a fascinating scene: Port Moresby airport in Papua New Guinea, 2006, a picture of modernity, staffed by New Guineans, tapping on computers, screening baggage, flying planes. Yet it is only 80 years or so since the New Guinea Highlands were “discovered” by Australia. The grandparents of today’s New Guinean pilots, clerks and baggage handlers were still using stone tools.
Pope Benedict breaks seven-month silence to deny covering up abuse by paedophile priests, and to denounce Richard Dawkins' work as 'science fiction'
Wednesday 25 September 2013
The emeritus pope made the comments in a letter to prominent mathematician and atheist Piergiorgio Odifreddi
Thursday 19 September 2013
Evolutionary biologists reveal that reports of altruism make a potential mate - even for a short-term fling - seem more attractive
Sunday 15 September 2013
An insight beyond the caricature
Friday 30 August 2013
This summary of a great career defines the evolutionary breakthroughs that made humankind
Saturday 10 August 2013
1. Pope Francis.
Friday 09 August 2013
He posted: 'All the world's Muslims have fewer Nobel Prizes than Trinity College, Cambridge'
Sunday 14 July 2013
Tom Lehrer's spring isn't complete without poisoning them in the park; Dick Dastardly dratted and double-dratted himself to near-oblivion chasing one. For the rest of us, it's become all too easy to vilify them as "rats with wings".
Monday 01 July 2013
The number of faith schools continues to grow, mostly started by mainstream Christian groups
Friday 28 June 2013
It’s not just people labouring under the “God delusion” who provoke the ire of Professor Richard Dawkins. The outspoken atheist has launched a furious rant at Amazon over an instruction manual he described as an “illiterate disgrace”.
Thursday 23 May 2013
"Reviewers of alternative comedy have failed to do what the rock-music press did 30 years ago: evolve a critical language to talk about a new art form." So claimed Robert Newman in 2006.
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
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