According to Ed Balls, the last Government “brushed immigration under the carpet”, failing to acknowledge that it was an issue that worried Labour supporters.
Is cannabis use in young people the gateway to hard drugs? Yes, says Ann Stoker of the National Drug Prevention Alliance.
How many students taking non-academic routes finish up in higher education? Writing in The Times on Monday, Andrew Haldenby of Reform reported that “only 0.2 per cent of individuals not taking academic qualifications progress to higher education”.
“Police ignore a third of violent crime” according to a headline in The Times. Happily, they don’t.
The deputy chief executive of France Telecom has fallen on his sword – to use a totally inappropriate metaphor – in response to an “epidemic” of suicides among employees.
Marry a younger woman and live longer, said a rash of headlines (Times, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail) earlier this month. Now the story’s surfaced again (Daily Mail, today) in the form of a feature. Pretty soon, it’ll be an accepted fact that acquiring a young blonde is the route to eternal life.