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Those of us left behind: Coping with a suicide.

Those of us left behind: Coping with a suicide.

Backbencher October 1, 2012 0

Emma Davis, If you were asked what you thought the leading cause of death was among young men, what would you say? Car accidents? Knife crime? Would you be surprised to learn that every

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#Social.

#Social.

Backbencher October 1, 2012 0

Charlie-Marie Granby,  Facebook. The very pair of sly syllables which inadvertently dance off one’s tongue on a day to day basis. Now before I begin, I shan’t lie to you, I blog, I tweet,

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A look back on P.J.Harvey’s, ‘White Chalk’

A look back on P.J.Harvey’s, ‘White Chalk’

Backbencher October 1, 2012 0

Kaya Purchase, Polly Jane Harvey’s latest album, ‘Let England Shake’ has indeed sent seismic waves across Britain’s culture. It deals with topical issues, captures the conditions of war and boldly confronts British politics. It

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A Tug-of-War between Labour and Unite could leave Miliband without a £6 million paddle

A Tug-of-War between Labour and Unite could leave Miliband without a £6 million paddle

Christopher Gage October 1, 2012 0

As the Labour party gather in Manchester for their annual conference this weekend I hope Ed Miliband and the party faithful avoid reading the newspapers. Len McCluskey, General Secretary of the Unite union, made

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Chuka flirts with Labour Leadership, but is he the man for the job?

Chuka flirts with Labour Leadership, but is he the man for the job?

Alex MacDonald October 1, 2012 2

A recent private poll – released by the Tories – regarding the popularity of Ed Miliband must be really striking a chord right now in Manchester, as 73% of Labour voters believe Ed is

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Mitchell ‘Saga’ is starting to get silly.

Mitchell ‘Saga’ is starting to get silly.

Backbencher September 29, 2012 0

Andrew Mitchell says the row over his language with Downing Street Police Officers has been ‘blown out of all proportion’ by the press. Speaking to his local paper, The Sutton Coldfield Observer, Mitchell stated

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A different way to enjoy the movies

A different way to enjoy the movies

Lauren O'Callaghan September 28, 2012 0

All at once the spotlights go out; the crowd falls silent and as the screen flickers to life that iconic music starts to play. Cheers, screams and shouts go up from the audience as

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‘Weasel Words’ Cameron, the EU, and the Uncertainty of Central Bankers.

‘Weasel Words’ Cameron, the EU, and the Uncertainty of Central Bankers.

Backbencher September 28, 2012 2

David Cameron gave his clearest signal so far on the possibility of an EU referendum, IF the Blues win the next General election… Although many pundits would rightly argue that politics is a marathon race and not a

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The absurd logic behind the push for plain packaging on tobacco products.

The absurd logic behind the push for plain packaging on tobacco products.

Backbencher September 28, 2012 0

Jess Collett, I am twenty years old. I can vote, rent a house and buy enough tequila to drown a very small elephant. The British government seems to think that despite all this, I

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From thrills to giggles ‘Sightseers’ has it all

From thrills to giggles ‘Sightseers’ has it all

Lauren O'Callaghan September 28, 2012 1

The very definition of a black comedy Sightseers will have you laughing out loud the whole way through… even when it’s freaking you out. Sprung from the mind of Alice Lowe and Steve Oram

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