University of Cape Town: South African university apologise for running survey saying white people are "more attractive" than black people

South African university apologises for running survey saying white people are 'more attractive' than black people University of Cape Town student newspaper Varsity conducted the pollFound that 38% think white people were the most attractiveAfrican people came last with only 8% of the vote Student bodies and human rights activists have criticised the article. By Jaymi Mccann PUBLISHED: 19:13 GMT, 5 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:42 GMT, 6 April 2013 A South African student newspaper caused a racial storm after publishing a poll that said white people are the most attractive race. The University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Varsity newspaper conducted a survey of 60 students to decide which race is the most attractive.

South African university apologise for running survey saying white people are "more attractive" than black people


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South African university apologises for running survey saying white people are 'more attractive' than black people University of Cape Town student newspaper Varsity conducted the pollFound that 38% think white people were the most attractiveAfrican people came last with only 8% of the vote Student bodies and human rights activists have criticised the article.

"Falklands islands will be ours within twenty years": Argentina claims "fanatical" Britons will be forced to hand disputed colony…

'Falklands Islands will be ours within twenty years': Argentina claims 'fanatical' Britons will be forced to hand disputed colony back Foreign minister Hector Timerman said Britain only wants Falklands oilHas refused to meet Foreign Secretary William Hague during London visitIslanders due to hold referendum in March on whether to remain British By Ian Drury PUBLISHED: 16:31 GMT, 5 February 2013 | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 6 February 2013 A senior Argentine politician has sparked outrage by claiming his country will run the Falklands within 20 years. Hector Timerman, the country’s foreign minister, also compared the islanders to illegal Israeli settlers in the West Bank.

"Short skirts and high heels risk rape" warning lands male MP in sexism storm


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'Short skirts and high heels risk rape' warning lands male MP in sexism storm By Amanda Perthen PUBLISHED: 23:54 GMT, 26 January 2013 | UPDATED: 09:28 GMT, 27 January 2013 Richard Graham, MP for Gloucester, pictured, has sparked outrage for saying that women put themselves at risk of rape by dressing provocatively A Tory MP has come under fire for saying that women are putting themselves at risk of rape by wearing short skirts and high heels. Richard Graham’s comments sparked outrage among women’s groups, who insist that if a woman becomes a victim of rape it is not because of her dress style

Why is Jack Whitehall so eager to prove his laddish credentials?


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The very privileged past of Channel 4's grubby golden boy: Why is Jack Whitehall so eager to prove his laddish credentialsA puerile display has finally got the comedian the attention he has cravedHe cracked infantile, lewd jokes throughout Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012The Queen, Prince Phillip and Susan Boyle are among his childish targets Friends say he has been 'very spoilt' and 'thinks he can say what he likes'Privately educated Whitehall grew up in a six-bedroom 4.25m houseAn unfazed Whitehall thinks latest outrage 'will do wonders for his career' ” class=”blkBorder” /> Crude: Jack Whitehall (left) caused controversy with jokes about the Queen on Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012 This week, however, at the age of 24, the comedian has finally got the attention he has always craved. His name has been in the papers virtually all week following his controversial appearance on Channel 4's Big Fat Quiz Of The Year 2012 last Sunday — although not for positive reasons. Whitehall, who was on the show with friend and fellow comic James Corden, as well as Jimmy Carr and Jonathan Ross, began by cracking lewd 'jokes' about the Queen and Prince Philip before making a series of infantile, sexually explicit remarks about sprinter Usain Bolt and singer Susan Boyle

More than 65,000 sign petition to deport Piers Morgan over "hostile" gun control views


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More than 65,000 sign petition to deport Piers Morgan over 'hostile' gun control viewsBritish CNN host has taken aggressive stand for tighter U.S. gun laws after the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacrePetition claims he has engaged in hostile attack against U.S

Instagram reverses course on terms of service: Company announces U-turn after celebrity-led user backlash


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Instagram announces U-turn after celebrity-led user backlash against user's picture rightsControversial sections of new policy reverted to their original form after massive backlash among users Instagram CEO Kevin Systrom apologises for failure to 'communicate our intentions clearly'Kim Kardashian among the string of high-profile users who had publicly spoken out against the new terms | UPDATED: 18:10 GMT, 21 December 2012 Instagram has abandoned wording in its new terms-of-service agreement that sparked outcry from users who feared it meant their photos could appear in advertisements. In a blog post published late last night, the popular mobile photo-sharing service says it has changed back the advertising section of its terms of service to the original wording. There was outrage this week after the app published new terms on Monday which appeared to give it rights over all its users' photos and data to promote 'sponsored content'

GPs will be paid 30,000 bonus for cancer, dementia and out-of-hours care


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GPs will be paid 30,000 bonus for cancer, dementia and out-of-hours care NHS to reward surgeries which provide an all-round good serviceCritics say GPs should not receive extra bonuses just for doing their jobs | UPDATED: 07:56 GMT, 18 December 2012 Health minister Dr Dan Poulter believes the new targets will improve quality in care GPs will be paid thousands of pounds in bonuses for hitting a new raft of NHS targets. Their practices will be given extra payments worth up to 30,000 a year if they make improvements in cancer, dementia and out-of-hours care. The NHS wants to reward surgeries which diagnose patients early, improve survival rates and provide an all-round good service.

"Frankenstein foods" a good thing? It"s all great GM lies


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'Frankenstein food' a good thing It's all great GM lies | UPDATED: 23:44 GMT, 17 December 2012 There is no doubt that it was a declaration of the Government’s colours on genetically modified farming when Environment Secretary Owen Paterson rounded on critics of GM technology as ‘humbugs’ last week, and insisted GM food should be grown and sold widely in Britain. During the course of his ringing endorsement, he managed to spark outrage and alarm by claiming ‘there isn’t a single piece of meat being served [in a typical London restaurant] where a bullock hasn’t eaten some GM feed’