Olive Stevenson could not have foreseen the great consequences for her when, 40 years ago, she wrote a dissenting addendum to the report of the inquiry, of which she was a member, into the death of Maria Colwell, a child who had been killed by her stepfather. It gave her an unwanted celebrity status which unleashed invitations to lecture and speak and projected her on to the national stage.
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Tuesday 12 November 2013
'Three Studies of Lucian Freud' will go under the hammer in New York
Monday 11 November 2013
It's never too early to hit your university careers centre - and take all the help on offer
Thursday 07 November 2013
Black and white doodle features cartoon version of renowned psychoanalyst
Edinburgh 2013: Dark Vanilla Jungle - Philip Ridley's latest meditation on misery starring Game of Thrones' Gemma Whelan
Tuesday 13 August 2013
One of these days, pigs might fly and Philip Ridley will write a play full of joy, laughter and sparkling merriment. Meanwhile, he follows the dark and murky byways of lives that have gone lyrically wrong in language that lacerates any vestigial sense of well-being and “all’s right with the world” in an audience.
Tuesday 18 June 2013
Quiet and stoical, Rose Snr developed his son's calm temperament through years of turmoil
Monday 17 June 2013
Ring was one of many given to the New England Patriots team after they won Super Bowl in February 2005
Saturday 09 March 2013
'Goodbye, my brother,' the old master said
Friday 01 March 2013
Failure is not in the script for double major winners paid richly to conquer
Saturday 29 December 2012
An ambitious novel of passions and ideas gets under the skin of its rootless heroine
Wednesday 12 December 2012
David Cameron's rather embarrassing Freudian slip...
Monday 01 October 2012
Psychotherapists have been told by their biggest professional body that it is unethical for them to try to “convert” people from being gay to straight.
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- 2 Is this the scariest advert ever? Japanese tyre commercial comes with its own disclaimer and health warning
- 3 Sherlock series 3: Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman provide teasers for the biggest comeback in British television
- 4 A forgotten episode in Russian history leaves links with the Philippines
- 5 People will try to reduce Mandela to a lilting reggae tune about ‘love’. They will fail