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Newsline 12 February 2016

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Dan Walker’s creationism may be an affront to science – but he’s entitled to his beliefs

Dan Walker’s creationism may be an affront to science – but he’s entitled to his beliefs

Opinion | Thu, 11 Feb 2016

The appointment of "young Earth" creationist Dan Walker to front BBC Breakfast has caused a considerable backlash, but unless and until his views interfere with his ability to present the news in a balanced and neutral way, he's entitled to his beliefs, argues Benjamin Jones.

PSHE and sex and relationships education will not be made a compulsory part of the curriculum

PSHE and sex and relationships education will not be made a compulsory part of the curriculum

The Sex Education Forum has criticised the Government for declining to make SRE a compulsory part of the curriculum. Lucy Emmerson, coordinator of the Sex Education Forum, writes: "By ignoring the groundswell of support for SRE, and the recommendations of parliamentarians, the government is depriving children of education that prepares them for adulthood, and helps them develop safe, healthy and happy relationships."

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