Two men and three teenage boys convicted at Old Bailey of 18 rapes and a string of other offences
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Saturday 19 December 2009
The BBC is poised to name Zeinab Badawi and Fiona Armstrong as two of its new over-50 female news presenters, in a bid to widen its talent roster and thwart allegations of ageism.
Monday 12 October 2009
Friday 25 September 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
Wednesday 27 May 2009
This morning as I got my usual fix of breakfast TV news, I found every major channel covering the new NICE guidelines (released today) on the treatment of back pain, which endorse the effectiveness of manual therapy including manipulation as currently given by osteopaths across the country.
<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/openhouse/2008/10/by-john-rento-5.html">John Rentoul: Step away from the Tardis, Peter</a>
Friday 24 October 2008
Marvellous headline on BBC News: "Mandelson 'against return to '80s'."
Sunday 28 January 2007
Perhaps it was a sign of prime-ministerial weakness. We prefer to think that it was a measure of the strength of the argument for equality before the law. Either way, Tony Blair gave up trying to exempt Roman Catholic adoption agencies from the new Equality Act remarkably quickly.
Monday 10 October 2005
Friday 26 August 2005
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Tuesday 16 August 2005
Wednesday 06 July 2005
Friday 01 July 2005
Sunday 24 April 2005
Monday 21 March 2005
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 3 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27