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A look forward: 2018 London elections (part 3)

January 3, 2018

Today, we conclude our look forward to the May 2018 local elections in London. You can find the first part of the series here (including details of our methodology) and the second here. Our concluding part covers the ten London Boroughs starting with the letters M through to W. Merton – likely Labour hold We […]

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Week 28: Heroes – Novak Djokovic & Roger Federer

July 12, 2015

This week’s hero (or heroes) award goes to Novak Djokovic for winning his third Wimbledon title and to Roger Federer for reminding everyone once again that he is an absolute genius at playing tennis. The Hero/Prat/Villain judging committee were going to give this award to Roger Federer after he produced one of the all time […]

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The Gatecrashers of Sporting Success: Our John Terry Politicians

July 9, 2013

As the Wimbledon final got underway on Sunday, Gary Lineker tweeted: “What a waste of great tickets. Politicians who have forever overlooked and disrespected sport. #wimbledon”. David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Alex Salmond were all in attendance in the royal box at Wimbledon to see Andy Murray become the first British man to win the […]

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Week 27: Hero – Andy Murray

July 7, 2013

This week’s hero of the week award goes to Andy Murray for winning Wimbledon and ending Britain’s 77 year wait for a men’s champion. I am a bit drunk right now. I apologise in advance if this blog is somewhat tired and emotional. So, I will keep this short. Fuck it…here goes… Andy Murray has […]

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British Tennis: A Great Sport Ruined by Elitism

June 24, 2013

Today is one of my favourite days of the year. Today marks the start of Wimbledon. What is a British summer without Wimbledon? More than any other British sporting event, Wimbledon encapsulates everything that is good and bad about British sport, and our class system. We host the biggest tennis tournament in the world, a […]

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Summer of Sport 2013: Predictions

June 19, 2013

Welcome to the 2013 summer of sport on All That’s Left. As the changing patterns of the jetstream continue to destroy yet another summer, we live in hope that there will be a chink of light through the dark clouds to enable a fantastic summer of sport both in this country and elsewhere. I love […]

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Labour shafted a little less by new London Boundary Proposals

October 27, 2012

Last week, the Boundary Commission published its revised recommendations for the changes to English constituencies following the Parliamentary Voting System and Constituency Act 2011.  These recommendations follow on from the initial recommendations published last September and respond to comments raised in the consultation process. This is a less academic exercise than we might have thought […]

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