The dreaded CSS Alabama.
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If Liverpool hadn't supplied it with warships, the South might not have been able to put up much of a fight against the Union.
Getting bums on seats.
Fans are notoriously reluctant to let their clubs play fast and loose with clever ticket pricing, but it might be better for everyone.
Fans took it literally.
Football supporters can make a difference when it comes to Premier League clubs prioritising profit over fans.
Perhaps the “art” label designates Assemble and the Granby project as outsiders, unique, creating something that can't be replicated.
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The Labour leader is hoping to recruit a new generation of activists in one of his party's strongest cities.
Cilla Black in 1963.
She might now seem rather light-entertainment, but as the only female act to make a success out of 'Merseybeat' and go on to an ITV career as a female powerhouse, she deserves more.
Tens of thousands have signed a petition for the north of England to join Scotland. But deeper cooperation rather than secession is the answer.
It’s grim up North for the Tories.
The contest for 28 marginal seats could give a strong indication of the overall result in May.
UNESCO status: a mill stone round Edinburgh’s neck?
Edinburgh, recently voted fourth-most-beautiful city in the world, is one of many having problems with the coveted UNESCO status. It's time for change.
There’s much more of this than there used to be.
The conventional image of suburbia is one of bland affluence and social homogeneity. Suburbs are where the middle classes aspire to make their nests. They are the idealised safe havens for raising children…
Manchester, could be part of a new megacity in the north.
The UK’s economy is highly unbalanced; we have the worst regional disparities in the developed world and London’s property prices are also the world’s most expensive – second only to Monaco. Rebalancing…