It Can’t Happen Here

It Can’t Happen Here

In our literature page, we look back on great works of literature realised in the current month, for March, Max Feldman chronicles the collapse of the American dream into fascism and fear with Sinclair Lewis’s 1935 cautionary tale: It Can’t Happen Here. Rocked by the continuous shockwaves of Trump’s tempestuous...

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Schools in England ‘to see first real-terms funding cuts in 20 years’

Schools in England ‘to see first real-terms funding cuts in 20 years’

Schools in England are facing the first real-terms cuts to their funding since the mid-1990s, a leading thinktank has warned. Spending per pupil is to fall 6.5% by 2019-20, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS), although it added that school funding had been well protected over the past...

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Madrid determined to stop Catalan independence referendum

Madrid determined to stop Catalan independence referendum

The Catalan government has promised to hold a “binding” independent referendum this year in response to a evenly split Catalan community with half willing to stay part of Spain and half eager for Catalonia to be recognised as an independent state. Madrid, however, is set on blocking the move putting...

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Chelsea juggernaut rolls over ‘Judas’ Jose Mourinho once more

Chelsea juggernaut rolls over ‘Judas’ Jose Mourinho once more

Chelsea ended Manchester United’s defence of the FA Cup on Monday night with a win that was rather more emphatic than the 1-0 scoreline suggests. Jose Mourinho was barracked with taunts of “Judas”, “You’re not special any more” and “It’s all your fault” by Chelsea supporters as the United manager...

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British research funding post-Brexit

British research funding post-Brexit

In the lead up to the referendum, the Government’s Science & Technology Committee noted that the UK’s membership of the European Union has a “wide-ranging influence” on UK science and research. “The UK’s level of engagement with EU funding programmes, for instance, is considerable. EU membership also has significant bearing...

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St Paul’s Knightsbridge Festival Choir 80th Anniversary Concert

St Paul’s Knightsbridge Festival Choir 80th Anniversary Concert

The 80th Anniversary of the St Paul’s Knightsbridge Festival Choir marks a milestone in the choir’s history on March 25, celebrating one family’s dedication to choral music and bringing live performances to St Paul’s Knightsbridge. In the spring of 1937 Richard Lathan, a talented musician and organist at St Paul’s...

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