Almost half the pupils from some French primary schools were absent from class after the text messages were sent
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Sunday 24 February 2013
Paul Elliott, one of football's leading anti-racist campaigners, who was made a CBE for his work against discrimination, has resigned his positions of responsibility at the Football Association after admitting using a derogatory racist term to another black man.
Friday 22 February 2013
Helen Boaden, the BBC Director of News, said the corporation’s treatment of the women who came forward to accuse Sir Jimmy Savile of sexual assault was “shaming” and described the “contemptuous” attitude which Newsnight held towards the rest of the BBC’s news operation.
Thursday 21 February 2013
The phenomenon was first recognised as a pattern during the Second World War
Wednesday 20 February 2013
Britain’s mobile operators were celebrating today as they paid just £2.34 billion for new, super-fast 4G mobile spectrum — far below the £3.5 billion that the Treasury and many City analysts expected.
Tuesday 19 February 2013
Andrew Partington cut the gas pipes in his Oldham home after his girlfriend left with their children
Wednesday 13 February 2013
Increasingly popular 'question and answer' websites accused of exploiting children
Chris Huhne: Whatever you think of his past, these texts between a father and son are heart-breaking
Tuesday 05 February 2013
Putting Huhne's catalogue of deceit to the side, we can still feel empathy for a man who had such personal opprobrium heaped on him, and then had it seen by the public
Tuesday 29 January 2013
You can hear them Uptown, Midtown, Downtown: in the rush-hour snarl round Columbus Circle, at the foot of the Empire State off 5th, and down by the half-built World Trade Center tower, as restive drivers navigate the barriers surrounding the construction site.
Family who 'disappeared off the face of the earth' in 2010 continue to baffle investigators as writer claims wife murdered husband and fled with children
Tuesday 29 January 2013
The McStay family vanished from their idyllic California home on February 4 2010, in the middle of what appeared to be an average morning
Vodafone Sure Signal: a tiny mast that packs a lot of power - but don't worry - it won't fry your brain
Thursday 24 January 2013
David Phelan reviews the Vodafone Sure Signal
Tuesday 22 January 2013
David Phelan analyses the present and future of speedy mobile data
Tuesday 22 January 2013
The Old King shows a man reduced to wordlessness, fighting to communicate or connect with an audience. Dancer Romeu Runa flails about, putting himself through gruelling tasks.
Monday 14 January 2013
Pietersen had been exiled
Sunday 13 January 2013
Few would dispute that the Government should work hard to pursue tax dodgers. And in such lean times as these, a crackdown can only be all the more welcome. After all, with nearly £7bn thought to be slipping through the net each year, there is much to be gained for the yawning public purse. But even so large a prize does not give the taxman carte blanche in his methods, and evidence of a sharp spike in snooping by the authorities is still cause for alarm, however worthy the cause.
Friday 11 January 2013
The information watchdog has launched an investigation into a drive to track down people who are in the country illegally, which was contracted out by the UK Border Agency to private company Capita.
Sales of the tablet are set to fall again, say analysts
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Met Police confirm there was a 'minor disturbance' and no-one was arrested
George Lucas criticises the major Hollywood film studios
Does Chris Grayling realise what a vague concept he is dealing with?
Trend which requires crisps, a fork and a strong stomach is sweeping Mexico's streets
Concerns raised phenomenon is threatening resort's image as a family destination
I Am Bread could actually be a challenging and nuanced title
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
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