From the daily archives:

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

By-Election Special: Rotherham

November 14, 2012

The resignation of Denis MacShane hs prompted yet another by-election, this time in Rotherham. The result in 2010 was not very close: The cause of the election has pushed the Labour Party to unusual haste – MacShane resigned on 2 November and the by-election will be held less than four weeks later on 29 November, […]

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Half Way Through It’s Term, How Do The Coalition Members Rate?

November 14, 2012

If the Coalition Government manages to survive for the full five year term, then last week saw it pass its half way mark: good opportunity you might think to have a look at those who have thrived and those who have struggled. So, objectively as I can, and not based upon whether I agree with […]

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Mr East Goes To The Movies: Tabu

November 14, 2012

  This is the only film this year that I have seen twice at the cinema.   It is also, along with Bela Tarr’s apocalyptic The Turin Horse, the most original.   I saw it for the first time at the Berlin Film Festival back in February, where it was one of the most hotly tipped films (along […]

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