It's a documentary that promises to be fascinating – but you'd be well-advised not to watch it over dinner.
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Wednesday 07 September 2011
Renewed protests were expected in Haiti last night, amid mounting controversy over claims that UN peacekeepers sexually assaulted an 18-year-old man and then shared a videotape of the incident.
Sunday 04 September 2011
We're buying fewer cleaning products and finally getting our hands dirty. Bring on the squalor, says Rhiannon Harries
Monday 29 August 2011
Thursday 25 August 2011
A man who has spent most of the past five years in prison for refusing to wear clothes in public has been jailed again, this time for almost 22 months.
The Path of Least Resistance, Radio 4, Wednesday<br/>The First 1,000 Days: A Legacy of Life, Radio 4, Tuesday<br/>Too Many Books, Radio 4, Sunday
Sunday 21 August 2011
Thursday 11 August 2011
Fewer people than usual will pay attention to a damning report on Wandsworth jail. But its findings would be shocking in any civilised society
Friday 05 August 2011
Fiberweb; St Ives
Wednesday 03 August 2011
There's a certain sort of urban iconography that comes out in summer. We create our own code of romance and idyll to persuade ourselves that working and sweating in our multitudes, living on top of each other and breathing in a heady fermentation of car fumes and wee is what warm, sunny weather is made for.
Monday 25 July 2011
Thursday 21 July 2011
Charities and ministers issued urgent appeals for donations yesterday to the Somalia famine appeal.
Saturday 09 July 2011
There are certain tricks all adult women are supposed to have mastered by my age. Most of them revolve around the delicate matters of maintenance and hygiene. Some revolve around the opposite – you should know how to use a power drill, how to negotiate, how rent a car, how to boil water.
Wednesday 29 June 2011
Upon graduating with a doctorate in psychology from Harvard in the early 1980s, Donna Lamping, who died on 8 June, made great efforts to convince sceptical doctors of the need to take into account not only the duration of life when evaluating the efficiency of care and chemotherapy, but also pain and the quality of life. At this time, Donna had no idea that 30 years later she herself would be faced with this issue. When Donna developed questionnaires to obtain a measure of pain and discomfort by patients, she did not know that she would one day find herself in the waiting room of a prominent doctor where she would fill out one of said documents as a patient. Here, he would thank her vigorously for her work that helped revolutionise medical practice!
Thursday 23 June 2011
Monday 20 June 2011
Brian Haw thrust himself into the public eye as an anti-war protester in 2001, living in a tent outside the Palace of Westminster for almost a decade in a vigil that was brought to an end only by his illness and death.
Monday 30 May 2011
Councils are to be encouraged to reinstate weekly bin collections with the lure of financial incentives, it was reported tonight.
Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile', experts say
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 Huawei Mate S and Huawei Watch: new products take on iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch
- 2 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train