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“Lonely, lost, broken, ashamed, hopeless, desolate, driven, and cursed”, “not recognised”, “Macho failure”, “scaredy little boy afraid of fry-ups” and “freakish”, suffering in silence, shameful, “Under-represented, under-researched and under-supported”, “forgotten”, “stigma”, “unheard of”, “overlooked”… those are just some of the responses I recieved from Twitterers and Facebookers when I asked the question ‘What do you [...]
Never mind “Red Vince”, the response of the right to the Business Secretary’s conference speech makes him sound like some sort of giddy Victorian lady, overcome with excitement.
John Roberts had the honour of spending time with Muhammad Ali in the 1970s. Here he recounts the unique experience of keeping company with The Greatest.
Given the marginally disappointing gates for the play-offs so far, a cynic might look at the current Leeds-Wigan spat and see an attempt to sell tickets. It’s all a bit David Haye versus Audley Harrison.
I don’t know how those two really feel about each other. I do know that there is genuine bad blood between [...]
The current brewer of the year is Stefano Cossi of the Thornbridge Brewery in Derbyshire. If you think that sounds like a pretty Italian name for an English brewer, that’s because it is and he isn’t. Cossi is Italian. The award – handed out by the All-Party Parliamentary Beer Group in the summer – is [...]
Twenty-one years ago banks were completely in control of the way that they interfaced with their consumers. Power was centralised around big institutions in business, the media and politics, and banks were no exception to this. They opened between 9:30 and 3:30 and closed at weekends. If you wanted to interact with your bank, you [...]
According to Dominic Lawson: “The worst excesses of child-abuse within the world-wide Catholic Church occurred within regions where the Church had most control over the politicians”
Sam Allardyce’s comments that he would win the title every year if he were the manager of a club such as Chelsea or Real Madrid were met with widespread ridicule.
The Blackburn manager went as far as to back-track somewhat this week, suggesting the comments were tongue in cheek in response to a question of whether [...]
The fact that T Mobile are now pushing the Android Froyo update to the HTC Desire in the UK will mean absolutely nothing to the majority of people, and rightly so.
Good issue of Prospect magazine just out. Apart from the cartoons (my favourite, right), it has a serious review of Tony Blair’s A Journey by David Goodhart, the editor. I’ve been surprised by how so few reviewers have engaged with the arguments in Blair’s book as opposed to drivelling on about the trivia. Not even the [...]
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