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Happiness is ... dinner with the family

Joanna Roughton | 28 March 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family meals, happiness, UK

A recession is no time for assisted suicide, says disabled British peer

Michael Cook | 13 March 2014 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, UK

Turning a blind eye

Peter Saunders | 24 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, perjury, UK
Illegal abortion and perjury are frequent in Britain but the law does nothing.

False child abuse allegations take a heavy toll on teachers

Heather Piper | 20 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: sexual abuse, teachers, UK
Headlines give a very misleading picture of what actually happens in schools.

From Grantham to grandeur

Francis Phillips | 19 January 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: biography, book reviews, Margaret Thatcher, UK
Jonathan Aitken has written a sympathetic but perceptive biography of Margaret Thatcher.

Christian persecution is part of a global crisis, says UK minister

Sayeeda Warsi | 19 November 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Middle East Christians, religious freedom, UK
Christianity is haemorrhaging in the Middle East. The world must act, says the UK's first Muslim cabinet minister.

Putting doctors above the law

Peter Saunders | 11 November 2013 | CAREFUL! |  
tags: assisted suicide, Lord Falconer, UK

International opposition grows to UK’s three-parent embryos

Jenny Leigh | 12 October 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, three-parent embryos, UK
The British government is about to embark on the precedent-shattering move of allowing genome engineering.

Wheelchair advice

Peter Saunders | 20 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: assisted suicide, euthanasia, Stephen Hawking, UK
Stephen Hawking's genius and brave struggle with motor neurone disease do not mean he is right on assisted suicide.

Since when did abortion trump the rule of law?

Peter Smith | 12 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: abortion, rule of law, UK
British officials claim that the prosecution of illegal sex-selective abortion is not in the public interest. They are wrong.

What is next on Cameron’s gay rights agenda?

Blaise Joseph | 28 July 2013 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: marriage, UK

Monday, 4.24pm, 8lb 6oz, a Royal boy

Joanna Bogle | 23 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, Royal baby, UK
The Royal baby symbolizes the great, civilized, traditions of Christian marriage.

Eight factoids about the Royal Baby

Deana Kjuka | 23 July 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Royal baby, UK
Here are some of the age-old traditions and factual details surrounding royal births in the United Kingdom.

Why the UK should reject three-parent embryos

Peter Saunders | 01 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: mitochondrial disease, stem cells, three-parent embryos, UK
British stem cell scientists have scored a big win by securing government approval for a scheme to avoid rare diseases. This will do far more harm than good.

A fight for equality or a war on difference?

Brendan O'Neill | 20 May 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: discrimination, equality, same-sex marriage, UK
To invite the government to give us phony equalities by recognising gay marriage is to invite greater state intervention into our personal lives.

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