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# namecheck - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Italy told: No law says baby has to have dad's surname

The European Court of Human Rights found that the Italian courts had upheld a ‘patriarchal principle’.

# namecheck - Sunday 23 September, 2012

From The42 What's in a name? Nominative determinism in sport Namecheck This post contains images

What's in a name? Nominative determinism in sport

There are those who believe that a person’s name has an influence over what they do in life. That may well be true for these sport stars.