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South Africa has one of the highest rates of rape in the world. Last year a survey by the Medical Research Council (MRC) found that 28% of men in Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal provinces said they had raped a woman or girl. A new MRC study in Gauteng, the country's wealthiest province, found that 37.4% of men admitted having committed a rape, while 25.3% of women said they had been raped. The survey questioned 511 women and 487 men, of whom 90% were black and 10% white. Jewkes cited her survey's findings on gender attitudes. Hitchens defeats Blair in Canadian religion debate - Faith, Opinion. The former prime minister said it was true that "people commit horrific acts of evil in the name of religion".

But Mr Blair, who converted to Catholicism in 2007, said it was also true that religion inspires acts of extraordinary good. And he said it was important not to condemn all people of religious faith because of the "bigotry or prejudice shown by some". Mr Blair also told the 2,700-strong audience in Toronto, Canada, the invasion of Iraq was "not about religious faith" but decisions on the war were "based on policy". He said it was "futile" to try to "drive religion out" and it was more important to concentrate on how to get people of different faiths to work together, particularly in the Middle East where the conflict would only be resolved if people worked across the "faith divide". Sceptic Mr Hitchens, who has terminal cancer, likened God to a "celestial dictatorship, a kind of divine North Korea".

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Cleanup In Aisle Three: The Evidence Photos

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David Faulkner said he had a "fair dialogue" with the students and agreed to e-mail all the party's MPs voicing opposition to the fees plan. MPs will vote on Thursday whether to raise tuition fees to £9,000 per year. Student protesters say they will occupy schools as well as universities. UK snow cover viewed from space. Faisal Islam on Economics - Scrap the EMA and give the winter fuel allowance to someone on a cruise: welcome to the gerontocracy. Today thousands of teenagers will be protesting about the scrapping of their means-tested £30 a week Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) for regularly-attending college students in low-earning households.

Faisal Islam on Economics - Scrap the EMA and give the winter fuel allowance to someone on a cruise: welcome to the gerontocracy

It is poorly-targeted, “a deadweight cost” say the government, in that it is paid to many teenagers who would have attended anyway. It promises an as yet unspecified replacement. Forgemasters report is a humiliation for Nick Clegg. The Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee, with a Government majority, today specifically rejects justifications put forward by Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister, for failing to support a leading British manufacturing company based in his home city.

Forgemasters report is a humiliation for Nick Clegg

Speaking following publication of the Report, Labour Industry Spokesman, Ian Lucas MP called on the Deputy Prime Minister to explain himself to the House of Commons: “This report is a humiliation for Nick Clegg, exposing that the arguments he put forward for withdrawing the Sheffield Forgemasters loan were simply not true. “Nick Clegg needs to come clean and tell us why he failed to support a leading UK manufacturer based in his home city and why he put forward false arguments to justify his decision.

“The decision to withdraw the Sheffield Forgemasters loan was a massive missed opportunity to help develop British manufacturing. It is proof positive that this Government has no strategy for growth.” Is Yahoo Shutting Down [Update: Yes] For a couple of days now, we’ve been hearing rumors that the Yahoo layoffs included the entire Delicious team.

Is Yahoo Shutting Down [Update: Yes]

Now Former Yahoo employee and Upcoming founder Andy Baio has tweeted out the above Yahoo! Product team meeting slide that seems to show that Yahoo! Is either closing or merging the social bookmarking service as well as Upcoming, Fire Eagle, MyBlogLog and others. In some kind of weird founder solidarity, the slide was originally posted on Twitter by MyBlogLog founder Eric Marcoullier. Foursquare. My 2010 in statuses... Adam shared from a Personal Document. David Lynch Foundation Television. Share photos on Twitter. Foursquare. GC1046J Shakespeare (Traditional Cache) in United Kingdom created by Travers. Understand your online social capital. Does the Harlequin Romance Unicorn Vengeance boast the worst sentence ever published in English? Mayhap! - Kansas City News - Plog. ​Each Thursday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets.

Does the Harlequin Romance Unicorn Vengeance boast the worst sentence ever published in English? Mayhap! - Kansas City News - Plog

I do this for one reason: Knowledge is power. Unicorn Vengeance Author: Claire Delacroix Date: 1995. Moleskine Hiking Journals. We just received this story from Kolby, who succeeded in accomplishing his goal to hike 500 miles during 2010 and near 1000 since May 2009.

Moleskine Hiking Journals

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Palestine Papers: Guardian’s own documents demonstrate veracity of Israeli version of 2008 offer (A contiguous Palestinian state with captial in Jerusalem)

The offer also included a Palestinian capital in East Jerusalem. Concern that Britain’s economic recovery has ground to a halt. Ed Balls MP, Labour’s Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, in response to today's GDP figures, said: “It is clearly a matter of great concern that Britain’s economic recovery has now ground to a halt.

Concern that Britain’s economic recovery has ground to a halt

As the independent Office of National Statistics has confirmed, even after the effects of December’s bad weather, the UK economy saw no economic growth in the final quarter of 2010. “With families and businesses already facing both rising unemployment and rising inflation, the fact that the economy is now shrinking means the Conservative-led Government’s claims to have saved the economy and secured the recovery will ring very hollow indeed. BBC iPlayer to lose radio content as part of online overhaul. New Tory MP: ‘There can’t be widespread discrimination if gays earn more than straights’ - Pink News.

'Undercover police officer' filmed in clown costume - Channel4 News. Apology.

'Undercover police officer' filmed in clown costume - Channel4 News

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