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It’s behind you!

As pantomime season approaches, it’s pertinent to consider what this distinctly British entertainment says about us. Originating as a kind of “low opera”, British pantomime is a spectacle of song and dance embellished with colourful costumes and cross-dressing, buffoonery and … Continue reading

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Listening very sympathetically

The torrent of outrage that greeted the Chancellor’s decision to cap the tax relief on charitable donations appears to have frightened David Cameron into an embarrassing U-turn. Back-pedalling furiously, the Prime Minister has promised to listen “very sympathetically” to concerns. … Continue reading

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