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Can we please keep the spotlight on the actual athletic event called the Olympics?

Can we please keep the spotlight on the actual athletic event called the Olympics?

Ilma Amin August 11, 2016 0

Of all the several aspects of everyday life the media presents, such as politics, economics, and entertainment, sports is undeniably one of the most popular. And for the remaining week and a half weeks,

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I wish I were in London…

I wish I were in London…

Backbencher October 29, 2013 0

James Evans examines the London-centric nature of the UK economy. ‘I wish I was in London//That’s where I want to be’, sang Thea Gilmore in the song chosen for the closing video montage for

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The Wrong Type of News?

The Wrong Type of News?

Backbencher August 6, 2013 0

James Evans asks which news stories should be afforded the most attention. Britons are famous for enjoying a good grumble. This particular predilection was well-parodied back in the nineteenth century by Gilbert and Sullivan

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The Surprising Olympic Legacy

The Surprising Olympic Legacy

Backbencher July 30, 2013 0

Matt Brown examines the economic and cultural consequences of London 2012. As a libertarian, the idea of the state spending £8.92 billion on a two week sporting event should send shivers down my spine.

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London 2012: Was it worth it?

London 2012: Was it worth it?

Backbencher October 8, 2012 2

Graham Swann, On 12th August, Britain and the rest of the world looked on as the ever flamboyant Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, passed the Olympic flag over to the Major of Rio de

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