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London 2012 – left cold from a corporate dream

5 Aug

What has the Olympics done for us? 

It is a widely accepted fact that no city engages in a bid to host the Olympics for the economic prospects which is quite possibly why there was an extremely mixed reaction to London’s accepted bid to host the Olympics in July 2005. The public began to ask questions ranging from ‘what facilities do we have?’ to’ where is the money going to come from?’ Our pockets, was the assumption.

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When ‘charity’ becomes an insult.

18 Nov

The winter fuel allowance, does anybody know what it is? Chances are, unless you were born in 1951 or before, you won’t have a clue. Continue reading

Keep calm and protest peacefully…

9 Nov

In light of the recent riots earlier this year, many people appear to be anxious about the possible consequences of the student protests happening today in London concerning, the scheduled rise in tuition fees and the possible ‘privatisation’ of Universities. But after the outcome of last year’s student fees protests resulting in violent clashes and the riots of recent, is it any wonder that the public and police are concerned?

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