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Out of the coronavirus crisis, a new kind of Britain must be born | John McDonnell

2 days ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

In the depths of the second world war, many said ‘Never again'. Now, as then, we must plan for a future based on solidarity and quality of life John McDonnell calls for wealth...
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Brexit breakthrough: George Orwell's brilliant analysis explains why Britain left EU

Brexit breakthrough: George Orwell's brilliant analysis explains why Britain left EU

7 days ago   |   Daily Express

BREXIT will continue to spark passionate debates for years to come - but George Orwell, one of Britain's most treasured thinkers, may have provided the perfect explanation...
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ACFM: Trip 9: Utopia

ACFM: Trip 9: Utopia

12 days ago   |   Novara Media

Nadia Idle , Jeremy Gilbert and Keir Milburn discuss Utopias, including the Paris Commune, analogue dreamlands and kettle logic. Edited and produced by Olivia Humphreys, Matt...
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Top 10 books about boarding school

18 days ago   |   The Guardian

From Evelyn Waugh to Molesworth, novels set in these places of privilege are microcosmic studies of oppression and rebellion Boarding school stories for children make up an...
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David Lammy: ‘The book I'm ashamed not to have read? Animal Farm'

23 days ago   |   The Guardian

The MP on missing out on Orwell, his love for Arthur Miller, and laughing at picture books The book I am currently reading The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna. It is a...
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Eileen: The Making of George Orwell by Sylvia Topp - review

26 days ago   |   The Guardian

This life of George Orwell's first wife, Eileen, is a dispiriting read with unconvincing arguments about her influence on his work When Eileen O'Shaughnessy married George...
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The EU can no longer ignore the millions of refugees waiting to cross its threshold | Daniel Trilling

30 days ago   |   The Guardian

Turkey's decision not to stop migrants crossing its borders will force politicians to reveal what they plan to do with them “April 4th, 1984. Last night to the flicks,” runs a...
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Know yourself

30 days ago   |   TLS

A few years ago, the onetime journalistic wunderkind Johann Hari was busted for a strange kind of plagiarism: in some of his pieces he'd interpolated quotations that hadn't...
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Man fined £100 ‘after he fed bread to a seagull'

Man fined £100 ‘after he fed bread to a seagull'

1 month ago   |   Metro

Jeffrey Jones, 66, decided to give some of his food to two birds he saw outside McDonald's in south Wales. A man who claims he dropped a piece of burger bun to feed a seagull...
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Spectator competition winners: ‘I love Big Brexit' - Orwellian short stories

Spectator competition winners: ‘I love Big Brexit' - Orwellian short stories

1 month ago   |   The Spectator

To mark the 70th anniversary of George Orwell's death, you were invited to submit a short story with an Orwellian...
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'I'm not feeling like a family member': Liverpool staff dismayed by decision...

'I'm not feeling like a family member': Liverpool staff dismayed by decision to put them on furlough

A Liverpool staff member has expressed their disappointment following the club's controversial decision to furlough some of their non-playing workers in response to the... Read more ...

Keir Starmer appoints rival Lisa Nandy to top job but snubs Rebecca Long-Bailey

Keir Starmer appoints rival Lisa Nandy to top job but snubs Rebecca Long-Bailey

The new Labour leader has reshuffled the party's top team as he starts to make his mark. Out are Corbyn loyalists to be replaced by those on the soft left Read more ...

Coronavirus: Pulev pledges to donate half his purse from Joshua showdown to...

Coronavirus: Pulev pledges to donate half his purse from Joshua showdown to help fight pandemic

Kubrat Pulev will donate half of his purse from his potential world heavyweight title fight against Anthony Joshua to help medical workers fight the coronavirus. Read more ...

West Brom chief takes 100% pay cut but admits club have considered...

West Brom chief takes 100% pay cut but admits club have considered furloughing non-playing staff' 

West Brom chief executive Mark Jenkins will take a 100 per cent pay cut, with Baggies senior management team having also offered to take large reductions in their wages. Read more ...

Scotland's chief medic's TV apology after breaking own coronavirus rules

Scotland's chief medic's TV apology after breaking own coronavirus rules

Catherine Calderwood visited her family's second home in Fife, more than an hours travel from her primary home in Edinburgh, despite advising all Scots to stay home during the... Read more ...

Matt Hancock emotional as he says he's 'lost two people' to coronavirus

Matt Hancock emotional as he says he's 'lost two people' to coronavirus

Health Secretary Matt Hancock delivered this afternoon's press conference after the Department for Health and Social Care confirmed that the UK's Covid-19 death toll had risen... Read more ...

Tim Cahill picks Chelsea's Mason Mount as Premier League's most exciting...

Tim Cahill picks Chelsea's Mason Mount as Premier League's most exciting young player

Mount has been a breakout star for Chelsea this season Tim Cahill has identified Mason Mount as the Premier League 's most exciting young star. The Chelsea midfielder has... Read more ...

Champions League and Europa League could be CANCELLED if coronavirus...

Champions League and Europa League could be CANCELLED if coronavirus restrictions continue

UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin says playing behind closed doors is a better option than scrapping the season, but warned European competitions could be abandoned. Read more ...

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk picks Arsenal star to lead epic Premier League...

Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk picks Arsenal star to lead epic Premier League five-a-side team

Van Dijk's team would be dominated by City players Virgil van Dijk has selected his Premier League five-a-side and picked Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to lead the team. The... Read more ...

Lord Bath of Longleat dead: Tributes as politician and animal-lover dies of...

Lord Bath of Longleat dead: Tributes as politician and animal-lover dies of coronavirus

LONGLEAT SAFARI PARK owner Lord Bath has died at the age of 87 after testing positive for coronavirus. Read more ...