Without swift work to rectify this problem, patient care will suffer.
Not everyone with prior domestic violence convictions goes on to reoffend.
There are times when it is better to "let nature take its course".
A referendum in a German town over a street name sparks a debate over whether ambiguous historical figures should be honoured.
Foreign aid should be investigated, but in the right way
What happens when rights collide
Until they get organised, more blood will flow
Enda Kenny must acknowledge the damage done by the Catholic Church to Ireland
Disaffected voters could start flowing back to the fringes as austerity hardens.
Last week the European Parliament agreed on a new law to provide specific assistance and protection to people who suffer crime because of their sexual orientation, gender identity or, in a first for EU law, gender expression.
For three years, "John Doe" went to lapdancing clubs every other month. Here, he graphically describes the experience - and argues that feminist articles on stripping often miss the mark.
Zaher Shehab lost his mother, brother, and five other relatives in attacks on the Damascus suburb, and could only listen to their funeral on the phone.
A case of "too many cooks spoil the broth".
What's in store? A headbutting dwarf, Martin Freeman and a waterfall, and plenty of Gandalf.
Alber Saber, a blogger and student in Cairo, is accused of defaming Islam.
What should be a blockbusting qualifying fixture for England's women footballers will be played at a time and place that guarantee it will be ignored.
Adam Creen uncovers the inaccuracies in the paper's big education scoop.
A simple act of protest that can take on mythical proportions.
The comics author on gay Batman, fan entitlement - and why accepting an honour from the Queen doesn't mean he's sold out.
The green economy in Britain is thriving - so why are politicians so reluctant to talk about it?
A Turkish woman takes the law into her own hands and kills the man who raped her.
Toby Muse reports on the horrors caused by the constant shelling he experienced in the Syrian city of Aleppo.
The reaction to a nonsensical and offensive film has sparked protests in Bengazi and Cairo.
The anti-Paxmans in purple deserve public recognition.
It's now 21 years since the end of the Soviet Union, but Russia's politics are still strikingly teenage in nature.
In the cult of TED, everything is awesome and inspirational, and ideas aren’t supposed to be challenged, says Martin Robbins.
Compassion should win the argument
The case of Rimsha Masih could be a watershed moment in the struggle for religious toleration.
Could the new health minister please clear up his statement about his hours as a junior doctor?
Against abortion, in favour of homeopathy, indifferent to gay marriage - why didn't we get a say on these new ministers?