Facing Waterloo

Published: July 2, 2015
Written by Graham Kirby

Graham Kirby has been listening to some programmes about European herd men.

Everyday Borders

Published: July 2, 2015
Written by Mark Metcalf

Mark Metcalf views Everyday Borders, a new 50-minute documentary film on how immigration controls are moving from the margin into everyday life.

Rich seam from new mine

Published: June 16, 2015
Written by Mark Metcalf

Plans are advanced for a new coal mine in Yorkshire to be operated by a workers’ co-operative. Mark Metcalf reports

GMB issues health warning on trade deal

Published: June 14, 2015
Written by James Douglas

The GMB union warned that a European Parliament vote on the proposed European Union-United States trade deal will open the door to a range of chemicals linked to infertility and …

Reversal of fortune

Published: June 13, 2015
Written by Graham Kirby

What’s Left Radio 4 Every Case Tells A Story Radio 4 Archive on 4: The War Games File Radio 4 Archive on 4: Leaders Under The Lights Radio 4 Extra …

John Street’s Diary June 12

Published: June 12, 2015
Written by John Street

Liberal Democrat tributes to the late Charles Kennedy focused on his principled stand against the 2003 Iraq invasion in which he ensured that all his parliamentary troops were in the …

Obituaries June 12

Published: June 12, 2015
Written by Ian Hernon and James Douglas

Following the Liberal Democrat wipe-out at the recent general election, it is worth recalling that many of those shedding crocodile tears over the death of Charles Kennedy queued up to …

News in Brief

Published: June 12, 2015
Written by Ian Hernon

Former Chancellor Lord Lawson warned that David Cameron is unlikely to achieve anything of significance as he seeks to renegotiate Britain’s membership of the European Union.

One in four Britons hit by poverty

Published: June 12, 2015
Written by Ian Hernon

Almost a third of the British population suffered income poverty in at least one year between 2010 and 2013, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).