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WE MUST FIGHT THIS RETREAT FROM BRITIAIN'S LIBERAL AND OPEN-MINDED TRADITIONS. There, I've said it...
I am a great supporter of this fundamental principle of democracy and I expect it is exercised in good faith and without deliberately distorting the obvious truth. An article published on 8 March by the Daily Mail, with the title "Romanian fury over Channel 4 documentary as their MPs ask: What if we made a programme saying all Brits were alcoholics and paedophiles?" doesn't make me question the principle, but the author's good faith and respect for the truth.
Ed Miliband said he wanted to "mend...not end" Labour's relationship with the trade unions as he promised further party reforms
Foreign secretary William Hague is considering making a dramatic public plea for the return of the last former British resident
Have you popped into your local, neighbourhood Death Café recently? No, it's not a new franchise with baristas offering to add a dash of arsenic to your daily caffeine spike. Nor is it a high street variation on Dignitas where you can enjoy an espresso with your euthanasia.
What really worries me here is that a self-confessed feminist is actually resorting to the same tactics used by the likes of Ann Coulter and Nick Griffin to justify her hateful beliefs.
The main concern here is that in a recent article in the Observer, Burchill suggests that transgender women don't have the right to talk about being women or to complain or to compare themselves to other women...
Police were forced to use personal mobile phones to organise their response to the summer riots after their multi-billion
A senior journalist at one of Britain's biggest newspapers has been accused of "shameless" plagiarism after a row over two
The front pages for this week's Sunday papers are out, and as you might expect most are focused on the continuing phone hacking