University staff strike to protest pension costs

University staff strike to protest pension costs

The winter academic semester drew to an early close for some students this year as staff from 60 universities joined nationwide strikes to protest rising pension costs and declining pay and working conditions. The University and College Union (UCU) coordinated an eight-day strike action from Monday 25th November to Wednesday...

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The sabotage of The White Ship; a tale of love, grief, savagery and revenge to help us rise above contemporary politics

The sabotage of The White Ship; a tale of love, grief, savagery and revenge to help us rise above contemporary politics

I t is sometimes felt by people today, engaged in the throng and press of their own lives and loves, that the men and women who lived in the past were somehow cardboard figures without feeling. Today I want to introduce an example of red-blooded refutation, drawn from 900 years...

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