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Comment Is Free, Anger Is Optional

Nick Jones | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK
Nick Jones

Why do people get so worked up on online forums? Posting your views on the comment space at the foot of web articles is a recent phenomenon, something which has only emerged in the last few years as the mainstream media has responded to the influence of social media and encouraged people to share their views at every opportunity.

Orthorexia Nervosa in Recovery: It's Time to Talk

Carrie Armstrong | Posted 16.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Carrie Armstrong

There's something really wrong with me, isn't there? It's not normal to live like this, is it? Words I'd been too afraid to speak, a kaleidoscope of thoughts that had been free-wheeling around my head formless for so long-now clicking into place with frightening clarity.

Troll Hunting

Junaid Alvi | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Tech
Junaid Alvi

Trolling recently got a lot of media coverage after a 21 year-old Swansea University student, Liam Stacey, was jailed for 56 days for tweeting various racist and offensive comments following the footballer Fabrice Muamba's cardiac arrest.

The UK's Blind Spots: Let's Not Forget the Single Parents in Need

Caroline Davey | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK
Caroline Davey

We all know the story. That one about the single mum living rent-free in a six-bedroom townhouse, shirking employment in favour of living off the state. Barely out of her teens herself, her army of children runs wild in the streets while she spends the tax-payers' hard-earned cash on fags and satellite TV.