In an era of executions and transportation, 19th century courts were surprisingly laissez-faire about acid attacks.
While studying at Oxford University, I woke up to find myself being sexually assaulted. That’s why I want an honest and open debate about women’s services, without being accused of rhetorical “violence”.
“Right, what – what we’re looking at, in terms of the figures here um – what we need to do is actually [silence] er… we’re looking at a total spend of 2. 7 [pause] billion…”
The ex-foreign secretary has also resigned as chair of the Intelligence and Security Committee.
In this article, first published in the New Statesman in 1936, Irish essayist Robert Lynd responds to an attack on the colour pink by G K Chesterton, saying “as a lover of pink I cannot let this pass without a protest”.
Labour think that Natalie Bennett's poor TV performances will hand them victory. Funnily enough, that's what the Conservatives think about them.
The proposed figure of £6.70 fails to meet the Chancellor's aim of restoring the minimum wage to its pre-recession value.
A Greek schoolteacher describes the response in Greece to Syriza's victory, and warns the European left to look closer at the triumphant party's "peculiar socialism".
Backbench anti-EU MPs like David Nuttall could hold the balance of power in the next Parliament.
Steve Doran has worked at a care home in Dartford for four years, but she believes that a concentration on abuse cases has blighted the reputation of her industry.
Senior MPs secretly filmed by journalists deny that they have broken the rules in a "cash for access" sting.