From the daily archives:

Monday, April 30, 2012

#456: 2007, Levon Helm, Poor Old Dirt Farmer

April 30, 2012

Our recent Devon and Cornwall theme Week meant that we missed the opportunity of commemorating the death of the great Levon Helm on 19 April.  As Billy Bragg tweeted on the day that his death was announced Levon Helm was ˜the greatest singing drummer of all time’ If The Band invented what is now known […]

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Is Boris Really Coasting To Victory?

April 30, 2012

According to the most recent polls, the damage the government is doing to itself is not playing out in the London elections.  Today Populus published a poll showing Boris Johnson 12 points ahead of Ken Livingstone on both the first and second rounds.  That is double Boris’ winning margin in 2008 in the second round. […]

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Has Roy Hodgson got what it takes?

April 30, 2012

Well, I didn’t see this coming, though as someone who predicted that Newcastle United would be relegated this season, I don’t suppose I should be too surprised at the fact that I hadn’t predicted that the FA would plump for Roy Hodgson rather than Harry Redknapp to be the new England manager. Very interesting. But, […]

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