Helen Wilson

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Free Papers Are Costing the Earth

(0) Comments | Posted 13 April 2013 | (17:18)

There is something irresistible about a free newspaper or magazine. Human nature is such that we can't help but pick them up, regardless of their quality or our capacity to consume them. And the more we take, the more the publishers see fit to produce, a logic that has led...

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Cycling Benefits Everyone, Not Just Those Doing the Leg Work

(1) Comments | Posted 3 February 2012 | (23:00)

In 2009, I joined the ranks of the estimated quarter of million people who cycle to work on London's roads. Since then I have experienced first hand some of the dangers of negotiating London's congested streets on two wheels, initially reacting with terror, then anger and finally, now,...

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Beyond Abu Qatada: Why The UK Shouldn't Split From the European Court of Human Rights

(13) Comments | Posted 29 January 2012 | (23:00)

David Cameron's alleged plans to remove the UK from the European Court of Human Rights have gained an alarming level of support over the past few days. No doubt distracted by the furor surrounding the recent overruling of the UK's deportation of Islamic cleric Abu Qatada,...

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