Category Archive: National (UK)

The future of the press may not be print or digital…but both

Below is my first foray into the world of infographics, a project looking at declining print circulation within the British press. It was inspired by an article I read on February’s circulation figures and is… Continue reading

Leveson is wrong: We should enshrine press freedom in statute, not press regulation

Britain’s laws weren’t designed to produce ethical journalism, but to defend against damaging journalism. This means journalists don’t have any incentive to act responsibly in the current system. If we really want responsible… Continue reading

2010 Millbank Student Occupation

Siobhan Brown, a former Manchester student, talks about being at the Millbank student occupation and protests.

Osborne announces Bank of England shake-up

George Osborne has announced the Treasury is to have sole control over the Bank of England when taxpayer’s money is at stake during times of crisis, while the Bank of England is to… Continue reading

May told to scrap new metal laws

The government has put forward new proposals to end the “epidemic” of metal thefts afflicting railway lines, churches, telephone exchanges and metal suppliers. Labour said the proposals of Home Secretary Theresa May, which… Continue reading

Student march met with ‘total policing’ tactics

“You can shove your rubber bullets up your arse!” was the defiant chant of students in the face of an intimidating mass police presence deployed one year on from the mass student protest… Continue reading

£275 billion quantitative easing programme bad news for savers

Savers and pensioners are being let down by the Bank of England’s quantitative easing programme (QE), last night boosted to £275 billion. Philip Rush, contributing economist at Nomura Global Economics said: “Predominantly it’s… Continue reading

New bankers’ bonuses regulation “destined to fail”

New European Union (EU) rules aimed at curbing bankers’ bonuses have sparked alarm in the City’s hedge fund industry which says there is no need for reform in their part of the banking… Continue reading

Gillingham FC v Charlton Athletic

A radio report on the Gillingham FC v Charlton Athletic football match which took place in Gillingham’s Priestfield Stadium on 25th October 2009.