From the daily archives:

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

World Cup Special #2: GROUP B

March 26, 2014

78 days left. 78 days left to dream. So, let’s move on to the second group of the 2014 World Cup – Group B – Spain, Netherlands, Chile and Australia. Oh My God. My mouth is watering at the prospect of this one. The Group of Death? Not quite, but certainly, the group of violent […]

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#870: 2006, The Arctic Monkeys, Fake Tales Of San Francisco

March 26, 2014

I am in Sheffield.So,obviously, I’m going to choose a song by a Sheffield band. It has a good pedigree Sheffield actually – The Human League, Pulp, Richard Hawley have all featured on our pages and all come from Sheffield, and there’s probably loads of others I’ve forgotten. As it happens I’m on a case where […]

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Chris Grayling: The Cruel and Vindictive Face of Modern Conservatism

March 26, 2014

Ray North has written eloquently in the past about the potentially devastating consequences of the government’s proposals to radically reduce funding for the criminal justice system   He has rightly described how this will inevitably result in more miscarriages of justice and indeed more of the guilty walking free, as skilled advocates exit the profession because […]

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