Alastair Benn

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Monday, 15 July 2019

World Cup win - the deserved culmination of England's hard-fought revival

And so, to Kenneth Wolstenholme’s quixotic, lyrical commentary on England’s 4-2 victory over West Germany in extra time in the …

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Saturday, 13 July 2019

Reaction Weekend - Catch 22, Glorious cricket, Present Laughter, and more...

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Saturday, 13 July 2019

Scorsese gets Dylan wrong in Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan story

Martin Scorsese’s new Dylan documentary, Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan story, a sequel to his 2005 Dylan documentary No …

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Friday, 5 July 2019

Reaction Weekend - arts, culture, ideas

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Monday, 1 July 2019

Don't be daft - Oxbridge didn't cause Brexit

Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s 1932 novel Sunset Song is a fin-de-siècle evocation of pre-Great War Scottish rural life is set in …

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Saturday, 29 June 2019

Reaction Weekend - arts, culture, ideas

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Friday, 21 June 2019

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Saturday, 15 June 2019

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Thursday, 13 June 2019

Tory MPs don't care they're electing a charlatan

The phrase ‘post-truth’ is thought to have been coined by Serbian-American screenwriter Steve Tesich in 1992. Commenting on the degree …

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