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.
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
Nathan Collier: Montana man inspired by same-sex marriage ruling requests right to wed two wives
Forget little green men – aliens will look like humans, says Cambridge University evolution expert
Girl, 7, stares down hate preacher at Ohio festival with pro-LGBT rainbow flag gesture
Sickness and disability benefits could be reduced by £30 a week as part of £12bn welfare cuts
- 1 Autistic teenager beaten up by bullies makes them watch 20-minute video about autism
- 3 World learns of app that shows you who unfriended you on Facebook, app promptly crashes
- 4 Chris Moyles reportedly set to make radio comeback with new breakfast show on XFM
- 5 The Greece debt crisis explained in less than 100 words