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Grammar Schools

(+) High standards, excellent results. (-) Doesn't suit everyone. Only academic subjects usually offered. Limited places in some areas. (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2010)

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Is Parliament still sovereign?

(+) checks and balances between institutions in power (-) power is diluted between institutions, no clear sovereign institution at the moment (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2011)

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iOS vs Android

(+) Debates are part of democracy (-) Patent Wars - it'll go on for years (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2013)

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Current Debate - Was the press right to publish the naked photographs of Prince Harry and Kate Middleton?

Was the press right to publish the naked photographs of Prince Harry and Kate Middleton?

(+) Hopefully the rewards will finance breast cancer research. (-) Life thru a lens - equals many intrusions. (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2012)

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Current Debate - The Great Smartphone Debate

The Great Smartphone Debate

(+) Everything you need, and more. (-) Too much at stake if you lose one (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2013)

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Current Debate - What\'s the best way to celebrate New Year\'s Eve?

What's the best way to celebrate New Year's Eve?

(+) In with the new (-) Out with the old (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2009)

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Peace & Martin Luther King Jr ...Subjects of Peace in our world

(+) Peace has every advantage in the world.... (-) There are no disadvantages to peace...it's Free! (*) (On Ciao since: 02/2005)

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Current Debate - Should students be charged interest on their loans whilst they are still at university?

Should students be charged interest on their loans whilst they are still at university?

(+) You might meet the love of your life at university. (-) Financially crippling (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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Current Debate - BBC in crisis

BBC in crisis

(+) The worlds most honest broadcaster (-) They make mistakes like we do (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2012)

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How should university education be funded?

(+) Education is a benefit for all (-) But someone has to pay the cost (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2004)

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Rights and wrongs of vivisection

(+) We need the medicines (-) We have to do bad things to get the medicines (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2011)

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Does Britain produce the best beer?

(+) Wide regional variations (-) None (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2003)

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Current Debate - Is the government right to freeze minimum wage for young people?

Is the government right to freeze minimum wage for young people?

(+) I can see a benefit for businesses (-) Is it fair? (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2012)

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Current Debate - Do you think that a minimum pricing of alcohol should be brought in?

Do you think that a minimum pricing of alcohol should be brought in?

(+) It could deter some people from over indulging (-) It will cost me more money! (*) (On Ciao since: 05/2012)

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Who should do the parenting?

(+) N/A (-) N/A (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2006)

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Current Debate - Prince William and Kate Middleton are to marry in spring 2011. What are your thoughts on the happy couple and their future together?

Prince William and Kate Middleton are to marry in spring 2011. What are your thoughts on the happy couple and their future together?

(+) The fairytale will last through-out the day for Catherine Middleton (-) Common folk will have to endure it and see re-runs of it for years to come (*) (On Ciao since: 11/2010)

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Current Debate - What is your view on the Wikileaks case and its controversial protagonist Julian Assange?

What is your view on the Wikileaks case and its controversial protagonist Julian Assange?

(+) Wikileaks have shown us the truth (-) The truth is not pleasant (*) (On Ciao since: 12/2010)

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What's Right or Wrong with Democracy?

(+) Err... (-) Low turnout, faults with FPTP (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2002)

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Where should children receive their sexual eductaion?

(+) A proper educatioin can make all the difference (-) You may well find it embarrassing (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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Current Debate - About your dreams

About your dreams

(+) It's only a dream!! (-) It's only in my dream!! (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2011)

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What do your reviews say about you?

(+) You are telling me what my reviews are telling you, about me. (-) l'm making myself vulnerable . . . again! (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2007)

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Current Debate - What do you think about the Dooyoo redesign?

What do you think about the Dooyoo redesign?

(+) Gordon Bennett, leave it out (Terry McCann, 'Minder') (-) I don't believe it! (Victor Meldrew, 'One Foot in the Grave') (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2014)

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Current Debate - UK Government Spending Review: How will the cuts in public spending affect you and do you think the Government is doing the right thing for the UK economy?

UK Government Spending Review: How will the cuts in public spending affect you and do you think the Government is doing the right thing for the UK economy?

(+) "Lord, make me good…" (-) "…but not yet." (St Augustine) (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2010)

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Attitudes in a developing country

(+) na (-) na (*) (On Ciao since: 01/2006)

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Current Debate - How Clean is Our Air?

How Clean is Our Air?

(+) The air is cleaner than its been for a long time (-) Pollution (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2010)

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Current Debate - What was your favourite Summer 2009 music festival experience?

What was your favourite Summer 2009 music festival experience?

(+) Fantastic Experience, Great Music, Lovely People, Wonderfully Organised (-) Maybe Pricey For Those Not Into Music As Much (*) (On Ciao since: 07/2009)

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Current Debate - UK General Election 2010: What does the future hold for the UK?

UK General Election 2010: What does the future hold for the UK?

(+) Coalition represents a majority of voters, and could lay foundation for saner system in future (-) Potential for friction and discord (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2010)

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Should football clubs be allowed to go into administration?

(+) The fans can get organised and win their clubs back (-) The game has sold out (*) (On Ciao since: 03/2004)

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Should students really be paid just for showing up at college?

(+) Can help people stay in education (-) There will alway be those that can take advantage of the system, and those that just miss out (*) (On Ciao since: 10/2004)

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What is it really like to teach in a primary school today?

(+) Many (-) Many (*) (On Ciao since: 04/2006)

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Grammar Schools In General

Advantages: High standards, excellent results.
Disadvantages: Doesn't suit everyone. Only academic subjects usually offered. Limited places in some areas.

...Grammar Schools-A Top Class Education For Working Class Kids! Whether grammar schools should still be in existence or not is a highly emotive and controversial subject. It seems as if parents of those with children attending one will be lar ...

AnneLorraine1 20.12.2010 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: exceptional
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Parliament is not sovereign!

Advantages: checks and balances between institutions in power
Disadvantages: power is diluted between institutions, no clear sovereign institution at the moment

...It may be argued that Britain is no longer ruled by the British parliament and that Parliament no longer has ‘ultimate power’ over legislation. Sovereignty of the British parliament has been dispersed within the past century, mostly the latter half. Withi ...

zx737 01.03.2011 · Read full review
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Review of Is Parliament still sovereign?

A six and five year old on a platform

Advantages: Debates are part of democracy
Disadvantages: Patent Wars - it'll go on for years

...iOS and Android Just by chance, I’ve managed to get in two special guests; iOS and Android. They’re well-known to those who use a computer or a device. iOS is six and Android is five years of age. On file it states; Android enjoys ‘Gingerbread, Ki ...

1st2thebar 25.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of iOS vs Android

Pointless fight really

Advantages: iOS iz da best
Disadvantages: Android beats its chest

This is a pointless battle of two mobile operating systems, because if you try to compare every aspect of each, be it the devices they’re used in or how many adopters, then the numbers are completely skewed in favour of Android. Is it fair you ask? Of cou ...

thisoldman65 30.11.2013 · Read full review
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Review of iOS vs Android

Battle of the mobile operating systems

Advantages: --
Disadvantages: --

Ever since the initial iPhone was released in mid-2007 and the Android OS released in late 2008, there's been much argument as to which is better of the two. The argument will never be resolved, of course, but there are plenty of positives to both choice ...

YoshiCheesePuff 17.11.2013 · Read full review
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