On the final day of the Oval Test between England and Pakistan, the News of the World published the details of a major sting operation which appears to reveal serious corruption in the world of cricket. The newspaper has named bowlers Mohammad Asif, Mohammad Amir and captain Salman Butt as being at
It was recently proposed that all films that exhibit anyone smoking should be given an 18 certificate. Is this fair? Is it reasonable? Or is it ludicrous? Could the film industry potentially go up in smoke?
Television nowadays contains violent,sexual and other themes that may not be appropriate for children,it feeds their illusions of a perfect world or leads some of them to desperation for not having the luxury shown on TV.Should children watch these inadequate shows or should parents forbid this?Are
Why should professional politicians be any better at being a minister than anyone else? What extra skills do they have that means they will be successful at running the country? Celebrities are successful in their own fields, they have often taken a hold of their life and made a success out of unpro
Many have become disillusioned with Oxfam as a charity. Their chain of book stores is said to have become the 'Tesco of the second hand books industry', as it is bigger and more recognisable than individual second hand bookshops. Moreover, it has the advantage of being a charity. Is it killing the s
The overblown benefits of reading have long gone unchallenged as have the perils of TV viewing. The educational value of TV has been known even before the first lunar landing. TV has brought us up close to distant lands and cultures as well as important issues. We have listened to and watched politi
Just as someone said "The life was more simple when Apple and Blackberry were just fruits". Is it true that the modern technology has a lot of good with just a shadow of bad or other way around. Does the fast advancement of technology make life lot easier or more complicated?
Theatres take advantage of selling tickets online but do not show their shows online. Are they missing a big opportunity? To put a video on the internet has such small costs it would seem to be a perfect way for theatres to muscle in on a market that at the moment the big media companies have all to
This debate entertains the idea that our actions are always determined, that is we do not choose what we do and consequently we do not have free will. We could be determined by evolution, the universe, God, 'The matrix theorem'.
Points for this motion will look at the impossibility
The amount of poor behavior in certain schools is still quite a lot we need to put in an effort into creating new disciplinary practices that are more effective and will reduce behavior problems in schools. yes discipline in schools should be definately iimproved because the students are getting spo
Movies, either portray beautiful women as vile evil vixen/vamps Or victims of extreme torture(those even remotely close(oxymoron) to them suffer tremendously.
Women are afraid to be beautiful because of a highly plugged non-existent high correlation between looks and rape. Men are afraid to
Rugby is a real sport filled with suspense, skill and entertainment. The football league is in fact the ‘Andrex’ league as players can not sustain any injury without becoming a complete baby and being stretchered off. Rugby players get bloody injuries, break bones andstill continue to play: some
What is slang? A colloquial perversion of a language suited to common usage by different groups of people using the language. This definition is too general as it includes various dialects,secret codes and languages within languages that do not really count as slang.
So will define slang as t
English has in the 20th century become the global language. It is the language of trade, diplomacy and the internet. However the increase in international languages, in particular English but also Spanish and Mandarin marginalise smaller languages even within their own homelands. In Indonesia Bahasa
The latest version of Kindle, an online newspaper and magazine repository developed by Amazon, is predicted to 'revolutionise publishing' It can hold up to 1,500 titles, all of which can be downloaded in less than 60 seconds. They vary in cost but most are free. Many people already buy e-Books and