It’s the breakthrough antiracists have been dreading: the racist populist party UKIP has gained its first elected MP, with Douglas Carswell taking the seaside seat of Clacton, Essex.
The powerhouse of that mighty Liverpool team was John Barnes, one of Britain’s greatest football players. But that day at West Ham, many supporters did not treat John Barnes with admiration or even grudging respect…
A number of newspapers have all run stories over the last week stating that we are seeing a rise in antisemitic incidents in Britain as a result of Israel’s bombardment of Gaza.
One of the most profound statements on music I’ve ever heard or read was made by the saxophone player Charlie Parker, he said:
Two lynchings, nearly 60 years apart.
Well England did not disappoint! However it was one of the best England performances I’ve seen for a long time and I’m pleased for Raheem Sterling, who had a great game.