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Deep pockets and financial losses: How long can football maintain bad business?

Deep pockets and financial losses: How long can football maintain bad business?

Backbencher January 7, 2013 6

  Tristan Kitchin, On the 31st December Wigan Athletic reported a net profit of £4.3m for the year ending 31st May, their first profit in six years. What made this report interesting is that

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Think about this: Every 21 minutes a rape occurs in India.

Think about this: Every 21 minutes a rape occurs in India.

Margot Parker January 7, 2013 3

  The tragic attack on a 23 year old woman who was savagely beaten and raped by a group of men on a Delhi bus, on December 16th last year, has filled many with justified revulsion.

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Playing Politics with Pensions… and other assorted nonsense

Playing Politics with Pensions… and other assorted nonsense

Backbencher January 7, 2013 2

Stephen Morris,   Whilst it may be difficult to get excited about pension relief reform, the story behind the rather tepid topic of Ed Ball’s latest economic debacle makes for some fairly amusing reading.  The rebirth of old

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Ambitious, Bright and on the Right: Movers and shakers of 2013

Ambitious, Bright and on the Right: Movers and shakers of 2013

Christopher Gage January 7, 2013 11

There is not a week passing by that doesn’t remind us of the dire situation the British centre-right finds itself in. A Conservative party unsure of its sex-change commitment, and a  Chancellor more concerned

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Sugary Cereal? Not on Labour’s Watch

Sugary Cereal? Not on Labour’s Watch

James Snell January 7, 2013 3

With the degree of patronising assurance only managed by Labour ministers and minor novelists, Andy Burnham has decided to lead a righteous crusade against the forces of Mr. Kellogg’s and Nestle who have been

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