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.
The first leg of this tie was the most one-sided European semi final you are every going to see. Man Utd completely out-classed Schalke in their best performance of the season and could have won by five clear goals if it wasn’t for their brilliant goalkeeper Manuel Neuer.
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As anyone residing in the UK knows by now, government spending cuts, resulting in sharp tuition hikes, were met by public outcry last year. The frustration continues five months later as the hiked fees begin implementation. From across the pond in America, it seems to us somewhat surprising that so many are up in arms [...]
Former deputy Prime Minister John Prescott has not taken kindly to comments by his party’s former leader Neil Kinnock that he “cannot understand” how Prescott can support a ‘no vote’.
Having read Mr Kinnock criticism of him in today’s Independent Mr Prescott has contacted us to hit back – in even more personal terms – effectively [...]
I would argue that Goldman’s forecasting record in recent years has not been particularly impressive. Two and a half years ago the banks’ analysts were very bullish about the prospects of the UK coming out of recession. In December 2009, Goldman forecast that UK growth in 2011 would be an extremely impressive 3.4 per cent.
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