University of Edinburgh in free speech row over article praising scientist who advocated eugenics

The University of Edinburgh has become embroiled in a freedom of speech row after it defended a retired professor who wrote an article praising a controversial geneticist.  Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher – who died in 1962 – supported ‘selective breeding’ and the sterilisation of people from races he considered ‘mentally inferior’. A recent article titled ‘The outstanding … Read more

University of Edinburgh embroiled in row over article praising controversial scientist

The University of Edinburgh has become embroiled in a freedom of speech row after it defended a retired professor who wrote an article praising a controversial geneticist.  Sir Ronald Aylmer Fisher – who died in 1962 – supported ‘selective breeding’ and the sterilisation of people from races he considered ‘mentally inferior’. A recent article titled ‘The outstanding … Read more

Prince Charles pens article for Waitrose Weekend praising retailer for signing up to his Terra Carta

Prince Charles has penned an article for Waitrose’s weekly newspaper claiming the ‘fundamental value of nature is increasingly at stake’ as he praised the John Lewis Partnership for becoming the first retailer to sign up to his ambitious Terra Carta. Writing in the supermarket’s free Waitrose Weekend publication, the Prince of Wales, 72, said the world is … Read more

Neighbours star Nicola Charles labelled a racist on Twitter after praising Trump

Former Neighbours star Nicola Charles is labelled a racist over 2000 times on Twitter after calling Trump ‘the best president in modern US history’ By Monique Friedlander For Daily Mail Australia Published: 05:19 GMT, 12 January 2021 | Updated: 05:20 GMT, 12 January 2021 Outspoken Australian soap star Nicola Charles has received an onslaught of … Read more

Cyclists are praising these re-chargeable lights for how well they light up dark roads in winter 

Cyclists are praising these re-chargeable lights for how well they light up dark roads in winter (and they’re now in the Amazon sale) By Zoe Griffin For Mailonline Published: 13:25 GMT, 31 December 2020 | Updated: 13:25 GMT, 31 December 2020 Having lights for the front and rear of your bike is essential if you’re … Read more

Strictly finalist Maisie Smith was in disbelief over Khloe Kardashian praising her ‘beautiful body’

Maisie Smith says her fragile body confidence rocketed after Khloe Kardashian complimented her legs. The US reality star, 36, who has over 123 million Instagram followers, said she was ‘drooling’ over her ‘envy worthy’ pins while posting on the social media site. EastEnders actress Maisie, 19, admits getting backing from the Kardashians is ‘mental’ and … Read more

BBC inquiry into Diana interview scrutinises note written by royal praising Martin Bashir

Diana’s mystery note at heart of Bashir probe ‘heaps praise on the shamed BBC journalist’, claim insiders – after it went missing for 20 years and was suddenly found as investigation reopened Note went missing for more than 20 years after a staff member took it home  BBC is using it as tool to suggest … Read more

Heidi Klum cuddles up to husband Tom Kaulitz before praising Mariah Carey for ‘Christmas spirit’

Heidi Klum cuddles up to husband Tom Kaulitz before praising Mariah Carey for ‘bringing the Christmas spirit’ By Tracy Wright For Dailymail.com Published: 19:12 GMT, 27 November 2020 | Updated: 19:19 GMT, 27 November 2020 She’s staying cozy heading into the Christmas season. And Heidi Klum cuddled up to her husband Tom Kaulitz on Instagram … Read more

Rishi Sunak’s Thatcher moment? Chancellor echoes Iron Lady praising ‘the individual and the family’

Rishi Sunak appeared to take inspiration from Margaret Thatcher today as he insisted the role of government was only to facilitate the growth of individuals, families and communities. The Chancellor’s comments as he unveiled his spending review had echoes of a wider Thatcherite vision of the nation, as espoused by the former prime minister in her … Read more