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Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 15/02/2010 - 12:15

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More misconceived numbers from the Conservatives

Getting a decimal point in the wrong place “makes no difference”, according to a Conservative Party spokesman, after a document issued by the party multiplied the number of teenag

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 10/02/2010 - 10:34

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Push hard for Christmas

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 26/01/2010 - 18:00

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Funny Figures from WHO on Caesareans

“Don’t have a Caesarean unless you must” said the headlines on stories about a new study from the World Health Organisation, published in The Lancet.

Robert Whiston :: Fri, 13/11/2009 - 18:18

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Born but not properly counted

Whitehall is better armed with data on children who no longer exist than on those that can expect to live for the next 80 years.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 27/10/2009 - 15:22

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False choice over where to give birth

More than 90 per cent of women are denied choice in where they give birth, charges the National Childbirth Trust in a new report.

Leo Henghes and Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 01/09/2009 - 20:33

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Born in the USA?

Was Barack Obama born in the USA? The records say he was, but there are plenty of US citizens who don’t believe it.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 27/08/2009 - 10:51

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Conservatives stretch a point over maternity claims

All’s fair in opposition politics, but the Conservatives really pushed the boundaries with their claim that women were being forced to give birth in the lift because of cheeseparing in the NHS.