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My home Stoke Park has become a hotbed of sex and violence

15 October 2015 2:00 pm

When I’m not busy editing the Oldie magazine, I live near Towcester in south Northamptonshire where things are pretty unexciting.…

Oh, how I will miss the plastic bag!

10 October 2015 9:00 am

It has taken years, but finally England has joined the rest of the United Kingdom and other countries around the…

Oh, how I will miss the plastic bag!

8 October 2015 2:00 pm

It has taken years, but finally England has joined the rest of the United Kingdom and other countries around the…

Oh, how I will miss the plastic bag!

8 October 2015 2:00 pm

It has taken years, but finally England has joined the rest of the United Kingdom and other countries around the…

Robert Peston has got it all wrong about ties —viewers want broadcasters to look humbly respectful

3 October 2015 8:00 am

When Robert Peston, the economics editor of the BBC, interviewed George Osborne on television in an open-necked shirt with collar…

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1 October 2015 1:00 pm

When Robert Peston, the economics editor of the BBC, interviewed George Osborne on television in an open-necked shirt with collar…

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1 October 2015 1:00 pm

When Robert Peston, the economics editor of the BBC, interviewed George Osborne on television in an open-necked shirt with collar…

Why could a robot replace a police chief – but not me?

26 September 2015 8:00 am

It’s hard to turn on the television nowadays without being shown a robot. It might be looking like a grasshopper…

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24 September 2015 1:00 pm

It’s hard to turn on the television nowadays without being shown a robot. It might be looking like a grasshopper…

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24 September 2015 1:00 pm

It’s hard to turn on the television nowadays without being shown a robot. It might be looking like a grasshopper…

Sexism and racism in outer space

19 September 2015 8:00 am

How do you address extraterrestrials in outer space? The main problem with this is that there may not be any…

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17 September 2015 1:00 pm

How do you address extraterrestrials in outer space? The main problem with this is that there may not be any…

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17 September 2015 1:00 pm

How do you address extraterrestrials in outer space? The main problem with this is that there may not be any…

Sidney Blumenthal: peddler of tired old clichés about British politics

12 September 2015 9:00 am

I remember Sidney Blumenthal from my time in Washington in the late 1980s when I was there as the first…

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10 September 2015 1:00 pm

I remember Sidney Blumenthal from my time in Washington in the late 1980s when I was there as the first…

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10 September 2015 1:00 pm

I remember Sidney Blumenthal from my time in Washington in the late 1980s when I was there as the first…

I lived next to St Paul’s Cathedral as a baby in 1940 – it’s a miracle I am alive

5 September 2015 9:00 am

While the Germans were raining bombs on London during the second world war, the architects’ department of London County Council…

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3 September 2015 1:00 pm

While the Germans were raining bombs on London during the second world war, the architects’ department of London County Council…

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3 September 2015 1:00 pm

While the Germans were raining bombs on London during the second world war, the architects’ department of London County Council…

The young are miserable and the old are happy – shouldn’t it be the other way around?

29 August 2015 9:00 am

We learn from a new report that children in England are among the unhappiest in the world — more unhappy,…

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27 August 2015 1:00 pm

We learn from a new report that children in England are among the unhappiest in the world — more unhappy,…

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27 August 2015 1:00 pm

We learn from a new report that children in England are among the unhappiest in the world — more unhappy,…

Who needs a chicken labelled ‘cook before eating’?

22 August 2015 9:00 am

I was saying the other week that my new hearing aids had come with a warning not to swallow their…

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20 August 2015 1:00 pm

I was saying the other week that my new hearing aids had come with a warning not to swallow their…

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20 August 2015 1:00 pm

I was saying the other week that my new hearing aids had come with a warning not to swallow their…