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Wednesday 08 April 2009
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/independent/2008/10/shopping-bag-ac.html">Shopping Bag: Acting like a baby</a>
Tuesday 21 October 2008
As godmother to not one but two children (yes, really: both sets of parents have not yet discerned Shopping Bag's truly ludicrous nature), I know that when you're buying a present for a newborn, it requires some SERIOUS thought.
Tuesday 29 April 2008
In terms of psychological harm, the 42-year-old female victim will have lost any developmental opportunities from childhood through to adulthood. She will find it almost impossible to develop normal relationships with people, and will be almost unaware of the reality of life outside the house where she was imprisoned for so long. She's been utterly isolated from her peer group, and, because she has been totally dominated by her father, she'll also be restricted when it comes to her own independence.
Saturday 12 April 2008
In Mathew Norman’s column (28 March) he wrote that Barbara Roche had described asylum-seekers begging with their children as "vile". In fact she was describing the practice of using children as an aid to begging. We apologise for misrepresenting Mrs. Roche's position.
Wednesday 25 August 2004
As a twentysomething, I was perhaps a late starter, but I can finally say with pride that I have seen my first circus. I'm not sure entirely what I was expecting as I walked in, but the almost bare stage was certainly a decoy. Look around you before the show begins, and you may notice firstly the lack of younger children, and then the "Ringmistress" (Anni Davey) wandering around, dressed in the traditional top hat and tails... and black bra, fishnets and hotpants. You soon know what you're in for. An evening of awesome stunts, cheesy jokes (even "oh no you don't", "oh yes we do") and some audience participation - they may make you wish you'd never paid extra for that good seat.
Tuesday 25 May 2004
Artificial colourings and preservatives in food and drink boost levels of hyperactivity in pre-school children and urgent consideration should be given to removing them, doctors will claim today.
Thursday 13 May 2004
The number of babies born deformed and children suffering leukaemia have soared because of the "deadly legacy" of depleted uranium shells used by British and American forces in Iraq, human rights campaigners claimed yesterday.
Sunday 12 December 1999
Saturday 18 September 1999
Wednesday 30 June 1999
Thursday 04 March 1999
Sunday 31 January 1999
Tuesday 12 January 1999
Friday 04 December 1998
- 1 What, let gays get married? We must be bonkers
- 2 'Something passed underneath us, quite close': Airbus A320 has close encounter with UFO
- 3 Rocky Horror star Tim Curry 'suffers major stroke'
- 4 Exclusive: How MI5 blackmails British Muslims
- 5 Lord of the Sings: Sir Christopher Lee, 91, to release heavy metal album
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