Much as we should be disgusted by their crimes, locking people up for a century will not make our country a safer place
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Tuesday 04 May 2010
Friday 02 April 2010
It’s no secret that ‘WoW’ fans take their game of choice very seriously. But it’s not just part-time orcs and weekend mages who are passionate about the title’s importance. The sociologist William Sims Bainbridge has just published a book, ‘The Warcraft Civilization: Social Science in aVirtual World’, which explores whether what happens in the Warcraft World could predict what happens in reality.
Sunday 15 March 2009
When I was a child, I had a nightmare about space; nothing I've ever read or seen since has recaptured the pitiless immensity of it. Until this novel. In the not-too-distant future, a spaceship is journeying through deep space carrying 100 would-be colonists – or rather, the ancestors of would-be colonists – for the voyage to the destined planet will take generations.
Thursday 12 March 2009
The perpetrator in a school shooting usually acts based on some sort of grudge, but in this case none is obviously apparent.
Friday 22 February 2008
Media studies and sociology make easier A-level options than traditional choices such as English, history and biology, an analysis for the Government's exam watchdog has concluded.
Thursday 07 December 2006
Business reacted with anger yesterday after Gordon Brown tightened the screw further on the corporate sector with a series of measures that will raise hundreds of millions of pounds in new taxes.
Wednesday 07 September 2005
Monday 15 August 2005
Tuesday 26 October 2004
Sunday 07 September 2003
Wednesday 25 June 2003
Friday 02 May 2003
Monday 10 February 2003
Saturday 25 January 2003
Sunday 15 December 2002
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
- 1 Nokia no more: Microsoft drops once-ubiquitous mobile name – in favour of its Lumia brand
- 2 Renee Zellweger on plastic surgery reports: 'I'm living a fulfilling life and I'm thrilled that perhaps it shows'
- 3 Banksy not arrested: Internet duped by fake report claiming artist's identity revealed
- 4 Australian café owner sparks debate after saying 'No' to having unruly children on premises
- 5 Couple die within 28 hours of each other after being married for 73 years