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Refugee figures now higher than at the end of the World War II

Refugee figures now higher than at the end of the World War II Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards New content
Updated 01 Sep 2014
As the refuge crisis in Syria reaches 3 million we need to find a global response to record world refugee numbers, writes Dick...

Roadkill: What is an animal’s greatest enemy?

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Roadkill: What is an animal’s greatest enemy? Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain New content
Updated 28 Aug 2014
As vehicle numbers rise so too does the number of animals left dead on our roads, writes Dick Skellington.            

The silly season is upon us

The silly season is upon us Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards New content
Updated 26 Aug 2014
Dick Skellington invites readers to pick a winner from this summer's improbable array of silly season stories.

Thinking outside the box: Resolving the Palestinian problem

Thinking outside the box: Resolving the Palestinian problem Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain New content
Updated 22 Aug 2014
Dick Skellington talks to Middle East scholar Professor Hovhanness Israel Pilikian about how to start the process of reconciliation and peace.

Did the Chancellor outwit his critics - or out borrow them?

Did the Chancellor outwit his critics - or out borrow them? Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 18 Aug 2014
Despite a fragile recovery, with earnings stagnating, Alan Shipman warns we may be facing an indefinite period of austerity.

Everything speaks: Can we positively change our behaviour?

Everything speaks: Can we positively change our behaviour? Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards
Updated 11 Aug 2014
If we understand more about the things we do we can change the world for the better, writes Jez Rose.

What would the dead we honour make of our warring world today?

What would the dead we honour make of our warring world today? Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards
Updated 07 Aug 2014
My family was haunted by father's experience on the Somme and the loss of his friends. Why do we pay homage to the dead but ignore the lessons of...

G-rate expectations

G-rate expectations Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards
Updated 29 Jul 2014
A pre-election rise in interest rates would confirm Britain’s economic recovery. And might also sink it, writes Alan Shipman.