A charitable initative to encourage sufferers to knit a Christmas jumper signalling their condition is well-intentioned but way off the mark.
Gender-neutral language around reproduction creates the illusion of dismantling a hierarchy – when what you really end up doing is ignoring it.
Conservative ministers have pushed the NHS to the brink of crisis, warns Heidi Alexander.
Australia can indeed be an intimidating place, which is why the grey nomads are entirely worthy of respect.
I’ve had relatives plead with me to hasten their loved one’s end, pointing out (accurately) that we wouldn’t allow an animal to go on that way. With these deaths, control and dignity have been lost.
A toxic cocktail of under-pressure local authorities and low staffing has the NHS on the brink.
How to stop young people smoking – put a bloody great curtain in front of the fags!
Increasing numbers of female migrants are not seeking antenatal care because they fear high costs or being thrown out of the UK.
Huge gains have been made by the United Nations’ Global Malaria Programme, reaching a crucial Millennium Development Goal.
The House of Commons is debating the Assisted Dying Bill, which, if passed, would allow doctors to prescribe a lethal drug dose to terminally ill patients who are deemed to have less than six months to live.
Loneliness among the elderly is, on one level, a manifestation of the atomisation, anonymity and hyper-individualism that characterises British society in the twenty-first century.
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