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Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 07/04/2011 - 14:49

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It's that time again ...

Some stories won’t die.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 01/02/2011 - 14:18

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Odd birth claims: The Guardian weighs in

Last Wednesday I chided The Sun for misculating the odds of giving birth to three babies at

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 26/01/2011 - 14:37

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Chip off the old clock

The Sun (Monday) reported an interesting coincidence

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 09/09/2010 - 16:49

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Give a boy a bad name ...

Another ludicrous survey from our friends at 72Point, swallowed whole by The Sun, Daily Mirror, The Daily Telegraph, Daily Record and the Daily Mail online.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 08/03/2010 - 16:29

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How to satisfy the sleepyheads on national newsdesks

Some newspapers today ran a “survey” showing that we get too little sleep – just six hours seven minutes a night.

Leo Henghes :: Mon, 26/10/2009 - 09:32

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Confused messages about immigration

 Had you flicked through last week's papers, you would be forgiven for thinking that Britain's population is certain to hit 70 million within 25 years.

David Spiegelhalter :: Fri, 25/09/2009 - 20:26

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How many celebs have you slept with?

“Brits three romps from celeb sex” headlined The Sun on Friday, adding that “boffins at Cambridge University have calculated every person in the UK is linked to a star through their sexual partners — with just three steps separating the average person from a steamy celeb romp”.