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The Pope’s approval ratings leave Trump’s in the shade

Seven in 10 Americans take a favourable view of Pope Francis.
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America gets a new president

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I am woman. Watch me march

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Inauguration week civics lesson

From Martin Luther King Jr. to his followers in Congress, the rights movement has changed.
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Why Tolkien’s fantastic imaginary languages have had more impact than…

Tolkien’s concept is closer to how languages actually work in the real world.
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Can pensioners live in student halls?

Bringing (unrelated) old and young together under one roof is an idea gaining traction.
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Krol Roger: An opera about a medieval king misreads Christianity

Christian faith does not oppose the body but saves it.
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How bullying at school starts feuds among parents

Adult friendships can be destroyed when kids bully each other.
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Killing Africa

Marie Stopes International performs illegal abortions under the noses of African governments
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Paris’s population declines

One of the culprits, or scapegoats, is Airbnb
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Real news and a fake scandal

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Pardon me, Mr Obama!

Why shouldn't the President shorten the sentence of Chelsea Manning?
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Bootlegging ring responsible for boys’ death

Riveting novels set in the roaring 1920's
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Stem cell biology may revolutionise reproduction

Scientists are close to finding out how to create eggs and sperm in a Petri dish
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Love and Friendship

Jane Austen's wit played to the hilt, without her moral vision.
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Technology and marriage in crime prevention

Marriage moderates some genetic predispositions to anti-social behaviour, research shows.
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Experts warn Australians against following overseas experience with euthanasia

When doctors are authorised to kill their patients, fundamental social values undergo a tectonic shift
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The fake news that sealed the fate of Antony and…

The scandal of the century sank Antony's hopes of becoming ruler of the Roman world -- but it probably wasn't true.
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Canadian bioethicists call for organ donor euthanasia

Of all ideas about assisted dying, this must be the worst
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These eight US states have shrunk in 2016

U.S. population growth is at an 80 year low.
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Fans clamor for new series

This book is amazing on a number of levels.
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Doctor Zhivago at 60: a spiritual masterpiece

The personal and the political combine in Pasternak's compelling novel of revolutionary and Soviet Russia.
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The UN Security Council move is 'bad for Christians, Muslims and Jews'.
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It looks to be a way out of our misery, but bitterness never fails to follow.
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Searching for it on the internet only increases love-sickness.
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A nine-year-old boy is spreading a ‘contagion of mass delusion’

What 'feels right' isn't always right.
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Nat Hentoff, civil libertarian, human rights champion, passes on

The practically peerless legend leaves his great defense of life to others. What a challenge
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Africa in 2017

The direction it takes this year will be determined by how it handles the crises of last year
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