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"Perhaps a modern society can remain stable only by eliminating adolescence, by giving its young, from the age of ten, the skills, responsibilities, and rewards of grownups, and opportunites for action in all spheres of life. Adolescence should be a time of useful action, while book learning and scholarship should be a preoccupation of adults."

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Clegg defends UK terror response 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:20:02 GMT 
    The UK can take action to stop British jihadists re-entering the country without flouting the law, Nick Clegg insists.


Abuse scandal force faces inquiry 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 09:01:54 GMT 
    South Yorkshire Police commissions an independent investigation into its handling of the Rotherham child abuse scandal, while Labour suspends four members in the town.


'Difficulties' with anti-terror plans 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:03:45 GMT 
    There are "significant difficulties" with preventing British-born terror suspects from re-entering the country, the reviewer of terror laws says.


Day in pictures: 1 September 2014 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:49:04 GMT 
    News images from around the world: 1 September


British Wildlife Photography Awards 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 12:23:58 GMT 
    Winners of the 2014 British Wildlife Photography Awards


In pictures: India's coal miners 
  Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:34:57 GMT 
    Coal miners a work in eastern India


Day in pictures: 29 August 2014 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:20:50 GMT 
    News images from around the world: 29 August


Day in pictures: 28 August 2014 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:13:22 GMT 
    News images from around the world: 28 August


New Documentary Photography from Scotland & Wales 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:17:12 GMT 
    Photographers' images of Scotland and Wales


Day in pictures: 27 August 2014 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:19:24 GMT 
    News images from around the world: 27 August


Richard Attenborough career in pictures 
  Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:36:55 GMT 
    British actor and director's illustrious career


Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:04:29 GMT 
    Why Paris is forgetting Ernest Hemingway


How much has the ice bucket challenge achieved? 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:31:21 GMT 
    How much has the Ice Bucket Challenge achieved?


Does the rest of UK care if Scotland goes? 
  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:43:03 GMT 
    Does the rest of the UK care if the Scots become independent?


Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences 
  Mon, 01 Sep 2014 23:19:16 GMT 
    Readers share their experiences of replacing their operating system
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