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We haven’t had a pan-European war for 70 years. Why is that?

30 June 2015 14:15

The EU referendum makes me suspect that the grownups don’t know what they’re doing. I can see how we got to this point but it seems absurd that something so… Continue reading

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Alex Salmond Makes His Keynote Speech At The SNP Autumn Conference

One Great Thing gets embarrassing for the Yes campaign in Scotland

15 November 2013 16:47

Big Country’s song ‘One Great Thing’ is an anthem for the Scottish Yes campaign: it was soaring in the background during an item recorded at a ‘Yes’ rally on the… Continue reading

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Vicky Pryce

Why the Huhne/Pryce case makes singleness all the more attractive

12 March 2013 16:26

Watching the shipwreck of the Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce court case has made me feel guiltily relieved that, at the age of 42, I haven’t yet married. The operatic… Continue reading

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Mumford & Sons are treated badly by the folk scene. Picture: Getty

BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards: bottom of the class

30 January 2013 11:56

You would think that asking for and receiving the names of the judges of a set of BBC awards would be a straightforward matter. The corporation’s own awards guidelines, available… Continue reading

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