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Obituary: Edward Pearce

Published: February 10, 2018
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Edward Pearce March 28 1939-February 9 2018 We were saddened to hear of the loss of our colleague and valued contributor Edward Pearce, who died on Friday after a short …

News In Brief

Published: December 18, 2017
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Train fares in Britain will go up by an average of 3.4% from January 2. The increase, the biggest since 2013, covers regulated fares, season tickets, and unregulated fares such …

Out Of Africa

Published: October 13, 2017
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As the bemused peasant Ovsyanikov says to himself in Turgenev’s A Sportsman’s Notebook (1852), “It’s a strange thing when the old order passes and there’s no new one to take …

Published: October 6, 2017
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NameAddress 1Address 2Town/CityPostcodeEmailTelephoneParagraph TextPlease send me ………. copies of Blowback at £7.99 each (including postage and packing. Please send a cheque payable to London Publications (Trading) Ltd to: Chris McLaughlin, …

Roast duck and repression

Published: September 28, 2017
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The organizers of the white supremacist gathering in Charlottesville last month knew just what they were doing when they decided to carry torches on their nocturnal march to protest the …

Labour Hits at May over tuition fees

Published: September 24, 2017
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Labour’s conference opened in Brighton with Jeremy Corbyn and John McDonnell throwing down a challenge to the Government on tuition fees. But while the party leader accused the Government of …

Ken Clarke hits out at BoJo

Published: September 22, 2017
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Former Cabinet veteran and pro-EU Con­ervative MP Ken Clarke accused the Foreign Secretary of “exploiting” the PM’s weak position. Mr Clarke said that “in normal circum­stances” Boris Johnson would have …

Promises, promises on the campaign trail

Published: May 23, 2017
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A Labour government would suspend the planned closures of hospital services across England, saying that the national initiative – involving 44 local plans – has lost credibility and needs reviewing. …

Rise in school race hate

Published: May 20, 2017
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New police figures confirmed that hate crimes and related incidents rose sharply in classrooms across England during last year’s Brexit campaign – up 89% on the same month in 2015. …

TV: Galloping warhorses

Published: April 21, 2017
Written by Tribune web editor

Casualty Holby City BBC 1 Newsnight BBC 2 The two BBC medical dramas, Casualty and Holby City, have reached the status of “old warhorses” – familiar and dependable TV staples …