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An ode to Antwerp

Why we should mourn the decline of UK nightlife

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The marvel of the real Black Panthers

“I do not expect the media to create positive black male images” – Huey P. Newton, founder of the Black Panther Party

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Disadvantaged students three times more likely to live at home

New report shows that just one in ten students attend a university over 150 miles from home

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The return of Mitt

Romney is a welcome shift back towards moderate and respectful Republicanism

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Corbyn the ‘communist spy’ is another smear to add to the Tory collection

The right-wing media in Britain is a parody of itself. Hysterical and abusive, it shamelessly misleads the British public.


Don’t demand your money back!

Petitions for compensation add to the problem rather than resolve it

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Social media isn’t the cause of mental ill-health

The media seems to express increasing concern over the dangers of social media on mental health, but we’re focusing on the wrong thing

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Angela Merkel: Die Überlebende (The Survivor)

How the Queen of Europe rose to her throne

Terry Robinson

Carillion’s dirty papers

Parliament voted to release the government’s risk assessments of Carillion… and they are devastating

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Norway: where’s my (oil) money?

A look at what Brits can learn from the Norwegians and their $1 Trillion sovereign wealth fund

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Brexit: not my vote

“Brexit is done, just accept it,” they say — a year and a half on, remainers still find this very hard to do

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The problems with the government’s war on encryption

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin