Alan McCormack

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Fifth of crimes ignored by police, watchdog warns

Hundreds of thousands of victims have no hope of justice because police refuse to investigate offences<p>Three quarters of a million victims of crime were denied any "hope of justice" last year because police ignore a fifth of offences, a damning watchdog report has found.<p>Tens of thousands of …

Crime

Saatchi Bill: People power drives the fight to cure cancer

Medical Innovation Bill to protect patients and their doctors who wish to innovate has received overwhelmingly positive response<p>In democratic politics, perception is reality. If the people perceive a problem, there is one.<p>Over the past few months, in one of the largest public consultations ever …

Medical Journals

Mexican red pork with chilli and chocolate recipe

Chilli brings a kick, and chocolate a deep rich flavour to this Mexican pork dish<p>SERVES<p>6-8<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1.5kg (3lb 5oz) braising pork cut into 4cm (1½in) cubes<br>• approx 1 tbsp rapeseed or olive oil<br>• 1 large onion, roughly chopped<br>• 1 tsp ground cumin<br>• ½ tsp ground cinnamon<br>• ⅛ tsp ground cloves<br>• 4 garlic cloves, …

Spices

Weird cosmos: Major scientific breakthrough could completely alter our view of the universe

While Neil deGrasse Tyson is renewing interest in astronomy,a new discovery could totally <em>change</em> astronomy<p>The multiverse is one of the most divisive topics in physics, and it just became more so. The major announcement last week of evidence for primordial ripples in spacetime has bolstered …

Deep sea creatures shed light on the future of medical imaging

In July, a team of scientists organised by the American Museum of Natural History will dive 300 metres below the Atlantic Ocean's surface about 160km off the coast of New England. Among their goals: to find bioluminescent creatures – such as the dinoflagellates that make their own light, causing …

European Union migrants will overtake immigrants from outside Europe for first time, says report

MigrationWatch says number of EU migrants arriving over just four years will be equal to the population of Manchester<p>Immigration from within the European Union is poised to make up the majority of new arrivals to Britain for the first time, according to a new report.<p>A paper published by …

It’s not just prison books that are under threat, it’s British justice

The unfair treatment of prisoners is just one part of a broken system that should alarm us all<p>Later this week, an unwelcome letter will land on the desk of Chris Grayling, the Justice Secretary. Its signatories, who are expected to include the novelists Julian Barnes and Ian McEwan, will urge him …

Crime

Opinion

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Nobody will escape the effects of climate change, UN warns

Panel warns that impacts may be 'severe, pervasive, and irreversible' unless greenhouse gas emissions are brought under control<p>A United Nations panel today said that the effects of climate change are already being felt across the globe, warning in a major report that they will likely be "severe, …

People should double the recommended "5-a-day" diet of fruit and vegetables to stay healthy, new study says. More: http://fw.to/qbdFOsL

Climate change is already here. How bad it gets is still up to us

A lead author of the new IPCC report explains what we know and how we know it<p>If you want to understand where mainstream science stands on climate change, the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is the best place to start. Its latest report reflects a thorough analysis of the …

Why are men on TV always such fools?

Bumbling, childlike and the butt of endless jokes, why are men constantly portrayed as idiots on television, asks Dominic Utton<p>I’m going to say something a little bit controversial now, a little bit shocking.<p>I am a man and… I am not an idiot. I’m not daft, or bumbling, or childlike or sweetly …

TV shows

Prisoners 'could serve 1,000 year sentence in eight hours'

Future biotechnology could be used to make prisoners feel as if they were serving a 1,000 year sentence, a team of scientists claim<p>Future biotechnology could be used to trick a prisoner's mind into thinking they have served a 1,000 year sentence, a group of scientists have claimed.<p>Philosopher …

Biotechnology