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Teenagers ‘can be corrupted’ by Hollywood sex scenes

Andrew Hough telegraph.co.uk Psychologists concluded that teenagers exposed to more sex on screen in popular films are likely to have sexual relations with more people and without using condoms. The study, based on nearly 700 popular films, found that watching … Continue reading

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Austerity May Last Beyond 2020, Says Cameron

SKY News The Prime Minister admits the economic crisis is far worse than expected and warns he cannot predict when the cuts will end. David Cameron has admitted he cannot envisage a time when the austerity programme will end and … Continue reading

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Christine Lagarde and Nicolas Sarkozy embroiled in new corruption inquiry

Peter Allen The Telegraph Christine Lagarde and Nicolas Sarkozy were embroiled in a new corruption inquiry on Sunday over the awarding of Legion d’Honneur for political favours. The pair already face allegations that Miss Lagarde, the head of the International … Continue reading

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Businesses forced to dump carbon tax hike on customers

Simon Benson and Steve Lewis The Daily Telegraph SMALL business owners, farmers and home renovators are among those already feeling the effect of the carbon tax as prices soar just two weeks after the scheme was introduced. In one of … Continue reading

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Elderly patients are being ‘deprived of food and drink so they die quicker and free up bed space’, claim doctors

Emily Allen Daily Mail Hospitals may be withholding food and drink from elderly patients so they die quicker to cut costs and save on bad spaces, leading doctors have warned. Thousands of terminally ill people are placed on a ‘care … Continue reading

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Carbon tax cost added to family’s funeral bill

Simon Benson Daily Telegraph A GRIEVING family claims that a cemetery slapped them with a $55 carbon tax bill for burying a relative – saying “even the dead don’t escape the carbon tax” – just days after the tax was … Continue reading

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Monbiot: wrong again – ‘Peak Oil’ this time

James Delingpole The Telegraph Until recently George “Reverse-Cassandra” Monbiot was very, very worried about Peak Oil. Here’s what he wrote in 2007: The disasters invoked by the peaking of global oil supplies can be avoided only with a “crash progamme” … Continue reading

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Centrelink begin welfare ban on booze, tobacco

Evelyn Yamine The Telegraph RENT, bills and food are in but alcohol, cigarettes and gambling are out. A federal government trial in which Centrelink manages the money of welfare recipients began yesterday amid an angry protest. Bankstown, in Sydney‘s southwest, … Continue reading

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Is it time to consider locking up bankers?

Daniel Knowles The Telegraph Two hundred and ninety million pounds – that’s how much Barclays has been fined for attempting to manipulate the Libor interest rate. That’s not much less than the estimated £300m cost of last year’s riots in … Continue reading

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$46m carbon tax bill for hospitals, schools

Simon Benson The Telegraph THE average Sydney hospital will be hit with a $120,000 annual carbon bill after the $23-a-tonne tax kicks in on July 1. Local public schools will also be forced to come up with an extra $9000 … Continue reading

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