Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 23/11/2011 - 17:45

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A nation raised on crisps and fizzy drinks?

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 09/09/2011 - 14:49

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Off-licences cause drinking, except in London

If there’s a charity more careless in its use of statistics than Alcohol Concern, I’d like to know of it.

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 19/08/2011 - 11:11

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Seeing double over school-age drinking in Wales

Rishab Mehan :: Wed, 22/06/2011 - 13:54

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Oxfam spins a tasty tale about the world's favourite food

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 09/06/2011 - 11:29

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Is London crime really supercharged by drink?

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 06/06/2011 - 14:48

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Crowdsourcing the cuts: statistics or propaganda?

Keeping track of the impact of cuts in public spending is not an easy task. There are no sound statistical sources to consult.

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 20/05/2011 - 08:38

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Dodgy survey on alcohol ads and under-18s

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 28/01/2011 - 10:42

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Standard recycles out of date figures on domestic homicides

Once a “fact” is in the electronics cuttings library it makes regular reappearances.

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 21/01/2011 - 10:59

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New figures on women killed by partners

Refuge got a few headlines before Christmas with a press release saying that homicides of women by their husbands or partners had risen from 72 in 2008 to 101 in 2009.