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In the Family Way: Illegitimacy between the Great War and the Swinging Sixties review – a shameful history

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Jane Robinson tells the stories of unmarried mothers sent to the workhouse, their children into care, in a painful chapter of our nation’s history Continue reading...

Amazing facts you didn't know about the human body!

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We hang out with our own bodies all the time - so we tend to take them for granted. But if you stop and think about everything your body does, you just might consider how great it is (and you are). All the time your body’s doing a million things that you’re not even aware of- like digesting breakfast, growing new skin, and carrying oxygen to cells from head to toe and ear to ear! Here are 10 incredible facts ... more

Guantánamo Diary: Dominic West reads an extract – podcast

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Mohamedou Ould Slahi gives a disturbing account of US interrogation techniques in this extract from his Guantánamo Diary, read by Dominic West Continue reading...

Mortimer Keene: Dino Danger by Tim Healey and Chris Mould - review

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'They are quite short stories and easy to read' Continue reading...

‘Inequality has become a challenge to us as moral beings’

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A lack of basic fairness in our economic system is driving inequality to levels that threaten democracy, capitalism and civil society, argues Will Hutton in an extract from his new book• Will Hutton Q&A: ‘It wouldn’t take much to make this country the most dynamic in Europe’ Continue reading...