8 Feb 2013 |
tags: DNA testing, history, Richard III
Science confirms some physical truths about a medieval English king but leaves his character forever under a cloud.
Bringing up baby
27 Oct 2011 |
tags: childcare, motherhood, parenting
Why are there more than 900 books on baby care in print in Australia?
Egypt’s forgotten Copts
1 Apr 2011 |
tags: Coptic Christians, Egypt, Islam, religious freedom
Coptic Christians have been in Egypt for 2,000 years. Why is the Western media ignoring the peril they face?
Muslim face veils: religious right, or security risk?
6 Feb 2010 |
tags: face veils, France, Muslims
In an opening article on this issue an Australian journalist says veils are a security risk in the West and should be banned in public.
At least in Oz, universal cover is good sense, not socialism
19 Nov 2009 |
An Australian journalist explains why her country’s health insurance system leaves Obamacare in the dust.
Italy, land of earthquakes and elderly nonnas
25 Jul 2009 |
An Australian journalist sojourning in the L’Aquila region reflects on the quake that has been and the shake-up needed to stop Italians dying out.
Australia’s marriage gap
26 Apr 2008 |
It is not middle-class women who are ending up on the shelf but their less educated sisters.
Australia’s ultimate party animal
24 Jan 2008 |
What's worse: 500 teenagers trashing your house or an army of bureaucrats trashing your kids?
Is Dutch tolerance stretching too far?
18 Apr 2006 |
How will the Netherlands reconcile growing permissiveness with swelling numbers of fundamentalist Muslim migrants?