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Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 25/05/2010 - 17:20

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Rapists in short trousers

Yesterday’s conviction of two boys, both aged ten, for the crime of attempted rape raises once more the knotty issue of rape statistics.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 25/03/2010 - 17:54

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Dodgy doings down the Devon lanes

Here’s an amazing fact, courtesy of our old friends OnePoll, creators of surveys for the PR industry.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 22/03/2010 - 15:46

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Looking for a good time, dearie?

Beware round numbers. Especially numbers as round and shapely as 40,000.

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 17/02/2010 - 14:52

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Juries not to blame for rapists going free

“Contrary to popular belief and previous Government reports, juries actually convict more often than they acquit in rape cases” concludes Professor Cheryl Thomas of University Col

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”.