Former Director of Public Prosecutions already advising party on a victim’s law’ for manifesto
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Friday 30 July 2010
A teenager who fell from the seventh floor of an apartment block in Majorca has died, the Foreign Office confirmed today.
Monday 19 July 2010
It's good to see our friends in the US are keen to kiss and make up now that BP finally seems to be getting its act together over the Gulf oil spill. Simon Hobbs and Mark Haines, the anchors of CNBC's Squawk on the Street, have taken to wearing ties emblazoned with the Union Jack and the Stars and Stripes.
Wednesday 14 July 2010
So by 2051 Britain's population is to grow to nearly 78 million and ethnic minorities will rise from 8 per cent at the 2001 census to 20 per cent. These are two key conclusions from some research by a team in the geography department at the University of Leeds – a thorough piece of work that should illuminate a debate that has up to now generated more heat than light.
Tuesday 13 July 2010
Ethnic minorities will make up a fifth of the population by 2051, according to research published today.
Wednesday 16 June 2010
Evolution has not altered the fig wasp in 34 million years, scientists have discovered.
Monday 07 June 2010
A controversial proposal to create artificial white clouds over the ocean in order to reflect sunlight and counter global warming could make matters worse, scientists have warned.
Friday 04 June 2010
Medicines to treat MS, developed in the 1990s, were an early example of the new biotechnology drugs, synthesised in the laboratory. Hundreds are now coming on to the market at prices that make those charged for the MS drugs look pretty small beer. Instead of £10,000 a patient a year we are looking at £25,000 up to £60,000 or more.
Thursday 03 June 2010
Thursday 27 May 2010
Leslie Hodson was an experimental particle physicist who developed cloud- and spark-chamber techniques in the study of cosmic rays.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
A man who set fire to a university student dressed as a sheep because he was "trying to get a laugh" was today jailed for five years.
Tuesday 18 May 2010
Sunday 09 May 2010
Saturday 08 May 2010
One of the reasons why Bradford East constituency Labour Party selected Edward Lyons as their candidate in 1966 was that as the son of poor immigrants from Russia he was likely to empathise with the problems of those who had arrived in Bradford from the sub-continent and elsewhere.
Tuesday 04 May 2010
There clearly is a problem in Fallujah as far as the health of newborn children is concerned. Doctors and residents in the city are convinced that many more children than usual are being born with deformities. So great is the concern that some doctors are apparently advising mothers living in the city not to have children. If this is indeed the case the problem could hardly be more serious.
Monday 26 April 2010
A former MP who left Labour in the 1980s to join the new SDP before later rejoining the party, has died aged 83, his family said today.
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 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds