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On page 4 of today’s Mail is an interesting little think-piece about motherhood and ethnicity in modern Britain.
A shy headline bellows: ‘Baby divide: Where just 1 in 10 mothers is white and British’, above a helpful map demonstrating the areas of Britain with the largest numbers of non-white or non-British new mothers.
The article continues in [...]
Jose Mourinho once compared a Premier League squad to a barrel of tomatoes: it only takes one to turn the whole lot rotten. His point, of course, was that a single disillusioned player could unsettle an entire squad – and that a smaller, happier group of players is preferable.
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Ken Clarke says bring prison numbers down through a “rehabilitation revolution”; Teresa May wants to move away from ASBOs, which have limited effectiveness, in favour of more constructive interventions. The Chief Inspector of Probation has talked about making grown up choices over who gets released when. It seems everyone agrees that justice reform is needed [...]
Do not adjust your set, that headline is not a joke. It may sound like the premise for a particularly insipid Arts Council movie, but it’s true: hundreds of thousands of crazed, glowing, mutant boars are at large in Germany’s forests.
They’ve always had a problem with sounders of boar terrorising their countryside, and the mild [...]
‘Do you remember where you were when…?’: So begins the recognised way of collectively recollecting the great news events of our time. But an equally important question, and one to which I imagine we’d answer with similar reliability, is ‘Do you remember who you were with when…?’. Most of us can recall with whom we [...]
I’D be very surprised if you found a copy of Dr Fairer’s Book of Black Art in any bookshops but if you do, take care. Even in 1857 Jeremiah Sullivan admitted “Until very lately it was believed there was great danger in opening this book”.
Dr Fairer lived near Orton in the east of Cumbria in the [...]
ContactPoint, a £224 million government database containing records of all UK children, will be switched off at noon today.
One of the boldest moves made so far by the new Coalition Government in its first 100 days of power, the decision to scrap Labour’s ambitious child protection initiative is being greeted with a mixture of applause [...]
In today’s gentle look at the American lunatic fringe, we will be examining the sinister links between cycling and the impending one-world government of the New World Order.
You’ll be familiar, probably, with Boris Johnson’s brand new London cycle-hire scheme: 5,000 brand new bikes docked around the capital, available to all-comers to hire for a nominal [...]
Lost in the endless coverage of Forbes magazine’s annual list of the best paid celebrity this week is a small, but nonetheless important point: very few of the actresses in the magazine’s top ten have actually enjoyed a particularly lucrative year.
These things are relative, of course, but by the (admittedly outrageous) standards of Hollywood, most [...]
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