Aneliese Whittaker complained range stereotyped people who wear spectacles
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Monday 01 April 2013
Why do Americans go nuts for this annual basketball competition?
Sunday 24 March 2013
The Mayor of London usually escapes tough questioning with his buffoonery
Friday 22 March 2013
York, a stud of deep blue on the belt of red leather that keeps the nation's political trousers from falling down, was always going to be kind to for Gove
Monday 18 March 2013
Shaved genitals have somehow become the new normal for an entire generation of women. Surely it’s time we asked why. Louisa Saunders ponders the politics of pubic hair
Wednesday 13 March 2013
This season, the bold eyebrow trend continues apace – softly does it, though: think Cara Delevingne rather than stencilled-on caterpillars, says Emma Akbareian
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Bupa is offering patients "pay-as-you-go" operations to boost business after the double impact of poorer Britons and rising healthcare costs cut UK profits at the private medical giant by one-fifth to £109.7m last year.
What it’s like to live with autism: new simulation Auti-Sim gives mother a sense of her daughter's life
Thursday 07 March 2013
I spend a lot of time wondering what life is really like for my daughter, who has Asperger's Syndrome, a form of autism. Watching her navigate the day-to-day is one thing: comprehending the sources of her meltdowns and frequent distress from the inside is something else entirely.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
England 357 for 7
Monday 25 February 2013
Isn't there something squeamish about wearing a pair of spectacles that distort reality?
Saturday 16 February 2013
The most vivid memory I have of my grandfather – Zayda, in Yiddish – is his silence. Not a cold reticence; he was just a quiet and reserved man, and though my six-year-old brain may have been imagining it, I felt his lack of words both calm and loving.
Friday 15 February 2013
Sunday league captain was celebrating wonder goal
Tuesday 12 February 2013
It is fortunate that most of us are not placed in the position of having to sacrifice our happiness in an ongoing battle with corruption. MR Hall's coroner heroine Jenny Cooper would clearly be sympathetic to Tolstoy's notion that his hero was truth – though the pursuit of truth has cost her dearly, and her fragile mental state has been stretched ever tighter over the course of five increasingly impressive books. The new one is slightly different in that Hall places his stress on a particularly intricate narrative rather than on the mental travails of his beleaguered, substance-abusing protagonist.
Sunday 10 February 2013
Scientists believe they may be able to discover why children who spend much of their time indoors rather than playing outside are more likely to develop short-sightedness following a breakthrough study into the genetics of myopia.
Friday 08 February 2013
Seldom has such speed been hitched to such accuracy – or such ferocity
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Concerns about a possible singularity - the point when machines turn super-intelligent - grew this afternoon as images were released of a new bionic man, who has artificial organs, a life-like face and synthetic blood.
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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