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    (Original post by BBC Two)
    Canada and also Australia and New Zealand... are countries we often look up to for inspiration on how to better our own society here in the UK.
    Hmm. I've never heard of anyone in the UK looking up to any of those three country cousins as an aspirational model. New Zealand, Australia and Canada are respectively Great Britain in the 1950s, 1980s and the early 2000s.
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    (Original post by cambio wechsel)
    Hmm. I've never heard of anyone in the UK looking up to any of those three country cousins as an aspirational model. New Zealand, Australia and Canada are respectively Great Britain in the 1950s, 1980s and the early 2000s.
    Maybe not on here you haven't, but on the Digital Spy forums, people used to constantly start discussions suggesting Australia as our aspirational model country.

    People in general are always citing Australia's immigration system as the solution to tackling our immigration problems, they hardly ever cite the US, Canada or New Zealand for some very odd reason.
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    (Original post by Gwilym101)
    No it isn't. There is no possible way the odds of an error in a process as complicated as gathering, verifying and bringing to court evidence for a crime is as low as 1 in 100,000. That's a fantasy on par with NASA claiming their catastrophic failure rate for the space shuttle was 1 in 100,000.
    on dna alone that figure is correct if your dna was present then why was it
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    No:
    - I find it hypocritical
    - it's the easy way out
    - you discover the "murderer" is innocent. Then what?

    Some want to die. Why give them what they want?
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    Didn't the most serious sexual offenses used to get the death penalty in the UK?
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    Of course.
 
 
 
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