Community leaders say they no longer trust police to investigate offences as fewer than two out of 10 allegations of race hate are followed up by officers
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Wednesday 29 May 2013
One of the players, who was wearing football boots, was reported to have stood on Richard Nieuwenhuizen's head during an Amsterdam youth football match
Sunday 26 May 2013
From the Front Row
Friday 24 May 2013
A cat getting a hairball is not usually a life-threatening situation, unless the cat in question is a 27-stone Serbian tiger, and this particular hairball is the size of a football.
Friday 10 May 2013
If proven the miscarriage claims could lead to murder charges
Monday 29 April 2013
A dental nurse tried to poison her boss out of “spite or revenge” after receiving warnings about her poor performance, a court has heard.
Thursday 18 April 2013
After his story makes the national news, Christian Nayet insists his actions were 'human, not courageous.'
Monday 01 April 2013
Sheer, spiky bliss
Monday 25 March 2013
This week I learnt about a new genre of literature. In a fascinating article in the LA Review of Books, writer Valerie Weaver-Zercher explored the growing popularity of Amish romance novels (including the ones pictured). The headline? Bonnet Rippers. I LOVE it. An update on the bodice ripper, but so much more chaste.
Friday 22 March 2013
Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams has revealed his passion for teddy bears, cupcakes and flowers, in a series of unexpectedly domestic posts on Twitter.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Jonathan Hoffman, 17, was shot five times
Sunday 24 February 2013
Tina Maze clinched the overall World Cup when she won a women's super-combined event yesterday. Fastest in the morning downhill, the Slovene secured her position in the afternoon slalom for her ninth win of the season.
Friday 22 February 2013
Walter Salles DVD/Blu-ray (124mins)
Sunday 17 February 2013
I found out recently – that is, somebody told me and I believed them but haven't yet checked the veracity of the statement, either on Google or with my friend who knows about stuff like this – that avocados grow in pairs. And not only do the trees like to hang out next to one another, their fruit develops à deux too. This is one helluva lovey-dovey piece of flora.
Friday 15 February 2013
Just look out for the lobster
Thursday 14 February 2013
A quick test for you and your partner
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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