Daily Express

Nigel Hawkes :: Mon, 08/03/2010 - 16:29

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How to satisfy the sleepyheads on national newsdesks

Some newspapers today ran a “survey” showing that we get too little sleep – just six hours seven minutes a night.

Nigel Hawkes :: Tue, 29/12/2009 - 11:54

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Speeding to false conclusions

Swindon is celebrating a year without speed cameras by announcing a drop in fatal accidents, but don’t get over-excited.

Leo Henghes :: Mon, 26/10/2009 - 09:32

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Confused messages about immigration

 Had you flicked through last week's papers, you would be forgiven for thinking that Britain's population is certain to hit 70 million within 25 years.

Leo Henghes :: Thu, 06/08/2009 - 17:12

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Fewer kids drinking - but don't hold the front page

A string of newspapers lamented the excesses of the young in response to an NHS report detailing their illicit activities.

Leo Henghes and Simon Briscoe :: Tue, 04/08/2009 - 16:45

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Immigration, or the end of life as we know it

 A survey by YouGov, commissioned by the Optimum Population Trust ,  provides a brilliant example of how a less than totally neutral survey and poor reporting deliver quite a story.

Nigel Hawkes :: Wed, 08/07/2009 - 11:10

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Who's living in my social housing?

The rise of the British National Party has been attributed in part to claims that immigants are getting favourable access to social housing. The Equality and Human Rights Commission set out to investigate the claims, and concluded that they are a myth.