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Flogging Molly: We don’t have the solutions to fix the economy, but we can sing, write and raise our voices, Music

Flogging Molly: We don’t have the solutions to fix the economy, but we can sing, write and raise our voices

Dave King, songwriter and frontman of Irish/American rockers Flogging Molly, speaks about what influenced the band in the making of their new album, Speed of Darkness.

By | Music | Friday, 10 June 2011 at 3:19 pm

MotoGp Stars hit London in open top bus, Notebook

MotoGp Stars hit London in open top bus

The best and brightest of the Brit boys at MotoGP decided to take us on an open top bus tour of the sights and sounds of London ahead of this week’s race at Silverstone.

By | Notebook | Friday, 10 June 2011 at 3:14 pm

Filmclub interview Jack Black about Kung Fu Panda 2, Film

Filmclub interview Jack Black about Kung Fu Panda 2

Kids from Filmclub, a charity which gets kids interested in film at state schools, have been talking to Hollywood comic Jack Black about Kung Fu Panda 2.

By | Film | Friday, 10 June 2011 at 12:43 pm

BBC World Service Have Your Say: A Response, Notebook

BBC World Service Have Your Say: A Response

On Wednesday afternoon, I was invited to take part in a debate on the BBC World Service’s ‘Have Your Say’ programme, on the escalating NATO aggression in Libya. Unfortunately, I was not allowed to have my say at all.

By | Notebook | Friday, 10 June 2011 at 12:41 pm

“It’s the politics that got small”, Eagle Eye

“It’s the politics that got small”

Grateful to The Daily Telegraph for supplying a useful bundle of primary source material for next year’s Masters course in The Labour Governments 1997-2007 at Queen Mary, University of London.
Some of the students from previous years’ undergraduate course in The Blair Government talked to the BBC about what it was like to study ultra-contemporary history.
Yesterday [...]

By | Eagle Eye | Friday, 10 June 2011 at 12:39 pm

Caught & Social: A Tangy taste of art, Notebook

Caught & Social: A Tangy taste of art

Daily gossip from the world of celeb

By | Notebook | Friday, 10 June 2011 at 11:56 am

Digital Digest, Digital Digest

Digital Digest

Links to the best of the web

By | Digital Digest | Friday, 10 June 2011 at 11:45 am

Online House Hunter: In the wake of the Olympics, Property

Online House Hunter: In the wake of the Olympics

There’s more to the Olympics and Paralympics than central London. Online House Hunter Alan Cleaver looks at some of the other venues benefiting from the Olympic effect.

By | Property | Friday, 10 June 2011 at 10:18 am

iBet: Expect goals from Iceland, Sport

iBet: Expect goals from Iceland

Iceland were the team to watch in qualification for the Under-21 finals. They scored 29 goals in their eight games – more than group winners the Czech Republic – but they also let in 11 for an average of five goals per game.

By | Sport | Friday, 10 June 2011 at 10:00 am

Domestic Workers Convention agreed despite UK government, Notebook

Domestic Workers Convention agreed despite UK government

Millions of domestic workers around the world are employed in private homes, often unregulated by public authorities, making them vulnerable to exploitation. This week the ILO has been meeting in Geneva to design a convention to protect them.

By | Notebook | Friday, 10 June 2011 at 6:01 am

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