‘Hope’ is the rallying call for liberal politicians. Encapsulating as it does our overwhelming apathy and residual but dormant motivation to generate ‘change’, it has been adopted by a new breed of centre-leftists.
It is a word synonymous with revolution and advancement, and triggers an admirable naivety in the most relentless cynic. Even Labour leader Ed [...]
To call insurance agent Tim Lippe (The Hangover’s Ed Helms), ‘naive’ is a gross understatement. He’s never left his small hometown. He’s never stayed at a hotel. And he’s never experienced anything like Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Robert Miller (Toby Kebbell), a young soldier returning from Afghanistan, unable to fit back into society, is soon targeted as a clandestine operative to monitor suspected terrorists in Britain.
MANCHESTER’S Northern Quarter is gearing up for a Royal celebration on the day that Prince William and Kate Middleton tie the knot. Whether Mancunians are celebrating or shunning the Royal Wedding and all that it brings is a moot point; but they are certainly acknowledging it in style.
Carole Keating, a local arts and events manager [...]
There is an intriguing line in today’s Times about what might happen in a post “Yes to AV vote” world.
Under the existing legislation, the paper reports, the 2015 General Election can only be held under AV if it is also held under re-drawn boundaries – and these will have to be approved by a Parliamentary [...]
Manchester City versus Stoke City at Wembley for the FA Cup final on May 14 gives the competition a really fresh look.
It’s been hot, it’s been uncomfortable and my tooth has been playing up a little bit so I have had to redo the filling in it. But, we’ve got food, we’ve got water, we’re pointing in the right direction and we’re pretty happy.
One week and two of the world’s biggest city marathons – training for the challenge was about to step up a gear. These seven days would be an important marker for tracking our progress towards August.
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Every time I am tempted to call a halt, or at least a pause, in the series of Questions to Which the Answer is No, the Daily Mail frustrates me.
A corker. Including the written-by-robot sub-headline:
Secret memo shows president demanded UFO files 10 days before death
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