ONE-in-eight criminals freed from a “life” sentence spent less than ten years behind bars, new figures have revealed.
Breastfeeding was initially banned from the breastfeeding event (Picture: Rex) Forced to undergo an embarrassing U-turn, a conference dedicated to breastfeeding has now had to reverse its decision to ban mothers from breast-feeding. The Scottish government backed event, ‘Shifting the Curve – Sharing the Challenge Breastfeeding Summit’, was widely criticised after mothers were told there it […]
The Queen is now the oldest living monarch (Picture: PA) The Queen is now the world’s oldest monarch, following the death of 90-year-old King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. The 88-year-old ascended to the throne in February 1952 after the death of her father, George VI. The British monarch is older than Sultan Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah […]
(Picture: Derby) When this American agreed to play a game of pronunciation, he thought it would be a piece of cake. Or should that be a slice of apple pie? Siobhan Thompson, a pronunciation expert for Anglophenia, put her US friend Rusty Ward to the test and discovered he was pretty hopeless at saying it correctly. […]
I had an eating disorder growing up. And I think in part it was due to my confusion about what it meant to be a woman. I looked around at my teenage counterparts, all thongs and flirtation, and I wondered why I didn’t feel right. As puberty hit it became abundantly clear that as a […]
The swamp of moral depravity in which America is sinking is illustrated by a movie glorifying the exploits of a racist killer, American Sniper, receiving six Oscar nominations, while a movie depicting the historic struggle against racism led by Martin Luther King, Selma, has received none. Directed by Clint Eastwood, American Sniper tells the story […]
Being a General Practitioner in the NHS is a pretty intense kind of demanding. Some feel they just aren’t being paid enough for the staggering amount of work they do; or for the work they just simply can’t do, because there is not enough time to if you want to maintain things like your own […]
It looks as if 2015 could turn out to be Europe’s Year of the Insurgents. It’s going to be a rough ride, and the rise of the insurgents is only one of three major challenges that the continent now faces. In Greece’s elections this Sunday, the left-wing, anti-austerity Syriza party look likely to win. Then […]
Thousands of protesters demonstrated across Yemen on Friday, some supporting the Shiite rebels who seized the capital and others demanding the country’s south secede after the nation’s president and Cabinet resigned. President Abed Rabbo Hadi, a US ally in its campaign against Yemen’s local al-Qaida branch, stepped down Thursday with his Cabinet over the pressures […]
TORY grandee Lord Lawson yesterday condemned plans to make all future Governments gold plate Britain’s annual foreign aid budget, insisting the pledge would not help people in poor countries.