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Thursday 01 July 2010
Further to my post this morning about the Daily Mail’s contemptible use of a conspiracy theory as a front-page news story, a correspondent draws my attention to another story in a rival publication, namely the Mail on Sunday two years ago.
Monday 12 April 2010
It is 40 years since the drama of the Apollo 13 mission turned an aborted mission to the moon from potential disaster into a celebrated recovery.
Tuesday 09 February 2010
Thursday 07 January 2010
Wednesday 03 June 2009
Conspiracy theories have been around for generations but the internet has been a catalyst for thousands of theories about the world we live in, who is running it and why.
Sunday 24 May 2009
Saturday 09 May 2009
Wednesday 07 January 2009
Tuesday 23 December 2008
Three in 10 science teachers believe creationism should be taught in science lessons, according to a survey published today.
Friday 19 September 2008
Wednesday 17 September 2008
We flatter ourselves that the witch-hunt is something that has long been alien to these shores. We are, we protest, a tolerant nation, where a thousand flowers are permanently in bloom. The trials of Salem were a New World phenomenon, as was McCarthyism, with its "are you now or have you ever been..." a Red under the patriotic US bed. Then we are brought up short, or we should be, by the resignation of Professor Michael Reiss, director of education at the venerable Royal Society.
Wednesday 17 September 2008
The scientist who said creationism should be discussed in science lessons has left his job at the Royal Society. Professor Michael Reiss stepped down yesterday as the Royal Society's director of education following remarks he made last week at the British Association for the Advancement of Science suggesting that creationism should be included in science lessons.
Friday 12 September 2008
Why are we asking this now?
Saturday 21 June 2008
The Rhinos, runaway leaders of Super League all season, had their lead cut to a mere two points in a stormy match that saw their prop, Nick Scruton sent off for a spear tackle. It will suit the conspiracy theorists that that was one of a number of decisions by the St Helens-based referee, Steve Ganson, that went against them, but Leeds were to blame for their own loss of discipline in the second half.
Friday 02 May 2008
Lincoln MP Karl McCartney 'denied all knowledge' of the Twitter activity
Detective novelist who wrote Death comes to Pemberley passed away peacefully at her home, aged 94
Sites using the popular Gigya comment platform were attacked by the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA)
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
Exclusive: UK approved £7m Israeli arms sales in six months before Gaza conflict
- 1 Sean Abbott: Messages of support flood in for bowler following death of batsman Phil Hughes
- 3 Girl, 7, gets Tesco to remove 'stupid' sign suggesting superheroes are 'for boys'
- 4 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football