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Should Criminals Become Celebrities?

October 24, 2011

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By Claire Porter In light of the recent release of convicted murderer Amanda Knox should an individual with a conviction be able to sell their story for money? It is a debate that has been on going since the 70s, is it right for criminals to sell their story for financial profit? This topic touches […]

Dad Punished for Loving his Daughter

October 24, 2011

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By Marc Campbell On Monday night while on a shopping trip in Braehead Shopping Centre, Chris White photographed his 4 year old daughter sitting on the back of a Vespa seat at an ice cream bar. Two pictures were taken and uploaded to Facebook by Mr White before Security approached him to inform him that he had been […]

The Commercialism of Halloween

October 24, 2011

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By Angela Steed In 2010 Tesco sold one and a half million costumes and Asda reported selling a witch costume every ten seconds in the days leading up to Halloween. In 2001 the British population spent £12 million on Halloween, last year this figure rose to £280 million despite the recession. Are we beginning to materialise Halloween? […]

The ownership of war

October 14, 2011

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By Lewis Campbell Julian Assange, founder of WikiLeaks, is hanging by a thread. The High court in London is deliberating whether he is to be extradited to Sweden to face allegations of sexual misconduct. Against his wishes, his unauthorised autobiography is now a bestseller. Governments the world over currently want nothing more than to see […]