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Just once, can TV producers let two young people have sex with no shock pregnancies, miscarriages, screaming arguments, deaths by car-crash, drowning or rogue flight of stairs? pleads <b>Clem Bastow</b>.

On TV, teen sex will always end in tears — or death

Just once, can TV producers let two young people have sex with no shock pregnancies, miscarriages, screaming arguments, deaths by car-crash, drowning or rogue flight of stairs? pleads Clem Bastow.

Bemused by the flood of tabloid and public empathy at the death of Heath Ledger? Read this extract from <b>Patrick West's </b>legendary 2003 essay <i>Conspicuous Compassion</i>. Di. Heath. Death. Same deal.

Di, Heath and the comfort of mourning strangers

Bemused by the flood of tabloid and public empathy at the death of Heath Ledger? Read this extract from Patrick West's legendary 2003 essay Conspicuous Compassion. Di. Heath. Death. Same deal.

If the publicity is to be believed, Cane (8.30pm, Wednesdays on Ten) is a ‘Super Soap’. What does that mean? Peter Mattessi investigates.

Telly watch: New super soap has all the right ingredients

If the publicity is to be believed, Cane (8.30pm, Wednesdays on Ten) is a ‘Super Soap’. What does that mean? Peter Mattessi investigates.

If you don’t like soap, though, then Home and Away has nothing for you. But if there beats in your heart just the slightest yearning for some high emotion, a bit of romance, or a good meaty death, then forget your shame, writes Peter Mattessi.

Telly watch: a love affair with Home and Away

If you don’t like soap, though, then Home and Away has nothing for you. But if there beats in your heart just the slightest yearning for some high emotion, a bit of romance, or a good meaty death, then forget your shame, writes Peter Mattessi.

<i>The Office USA</i> is pretty bloody good, even if people still think the Yanks can't do irony, writes Peter Mattessi.

Telly watch: Americans do irony — and pretty damn well

The Office USA is pretty bloody good, even if people still think the Yanks can't do irony, writes Peter Mattessi.

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