The Independent

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 10/02/2012 - 17:14

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Taking the pulse of the medical profession

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 23/02/2011 - 11:17

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Implausible claim on the benefits of BST

A bizarre claim in the letters page of The Independent today caught my eye.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 31/01/2011 - 16:06

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Too quick to bury the high street?

Last week Ordnance Survey issued a press release about changes on the high street as a result of the recession.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 30/11/2010 - 13:47

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Beware of lawyers bearing gifts

The Independent on Sunday (last Sunday) and The Times (today) have run identical stories saying that the number of contested wills is rising, blamin

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 17/05/2010 - 11:24

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Committing Hari-Kiri with a blunt statistic

Many people have pored over the election result, trying to suck meaning from its indeterminate outcome.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 06/10/2009 - 12:01

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Please don't jump

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.

Fri, 17/07/2009 - 10:48

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Perception of crime

Interesting article today in The Independent by Amol Rajan about why the perception of crime and its reality remain far apart. Crime falls, but the perception of crime doesn't.

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 08/06/2009 - 00:00

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Journalists to lose pre-release access to official statistics?

Journalists may have to face the ending of the system by which they get an early sight of official statistics, under embargo.