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Fresh out of university, I chose to pursue a career in politics. I knew working for an MP didn’t pay well. But I was young and idealistic: what was important was doing something where I felt I was making a difference to people’s lives, helping to bring about positive change.
But, too often, I became disillusioned [...]
So: Barcelona 1, Real Madrid 1. In the immortal words of the C&C Music Factory, this match was one of the things that make you go “Hmmmm”. I can’t help that think that, when football’s historians return to ponder this fixture, their verdict will be a slight frown and a brief stroke of the chin.
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So, another coach hung out to dry, with Hull’s Richard Agar fined the not inconsiderable amount of £6000 – half of it suspended – for pointing out that James Child is not a very good referee.
Agar’s offence was to claim that Child was “100 per cent” responsible for his side’s defeat by Castleford. Now, obviously [...]
If this final leg is windy I will give Brad a run for his money!
The death of Osama Bin Laden will be analysed by hundreds of authors in hundreds of books and thousands of chapters for years to come, if only as a bookmark in the continued war on terrorism and fundamentalism.
However, it will be analysed in countless different ways. Some will write about a death fetishised by the [...]
Finally, two years after the G20 demonstrations descended on the City of London, the truth that we knew all along has been confirmed. Ian Tomlinson was unlawfully killed. A newspaper seller, on his way home from work, attacked from behind by a police officer. Minutes later, he died.
The Tomlinson case could prove to be one [...]
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The Camden Crawl has come a long way since its arrival in 1995, when tickets were a mere £5 to see 20 bands playing gigs across five venues. This year it saw over 300 acts grace 50 venues across the trendy North London area, and it didn’t disappoint.
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