By Jack Robinson On Wednesday, July 4th, 2012

Our bankers are immoral. Who’d have thought?

It’s been a bad week for the banks. In the past few days we have heard of two new scandals in the industry. First, leaked e-mails have revealed that staff at Barclays bank (and others, pending investigation) More...

Diamond resigns under huge pressure
By Jack Robinson On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2012

Bob Diamond quits as Barclays Chief

Diamond resigns under huge pressure   Bob Diamond, Barclays Chief Executive, has resigned under huge pressure following revelations this week about staff at the bank fixing lending rates. Barclays was fined More...

By Jack Robinson On Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Should I be ashamed of my football club?

Racism row has divided Liverpool F.C's loyal fans I was offered tickets last weekend to go Anfield for the F.A. Cup match between Liverpool F.C. and Brighton & Hove Albion. I love Liverpool Football Club; More...

Some of the aftermath of the 1981 Toxteth riots
By Jack Robinson On Friday, December 30th, 2011

Was that 1981 or 2011? You could have fooled me.

Papers from the National Archives have today uncovered comments by Lord Howe in 1981 concerning Liverpool in the aftermath of the 1981 Toxteth riots. Aftermath of the 1981 Toxteth Riots The riots lasted nine days More...

Crowds protest against Al-Assad's regime
By Jack Robinson On Friday, December 30th, 2011

Arab League observers find continued violence in Syria

Observers sent to Syria by the Arab League have uncovered evidence of persisting violence perpetrated by President al-Assad’s security forces. Large crowds are known to have gathered to express their grievances More...

Coffin of Kim Jong-il draped in a red North Korean flag
By Jack Robinson On Thursday, December 29th, 2011

North Korea holds state funeral for Kim Jong-il

Thousands of North Korean soldiers and civilians have mourned the loss of Kim Jong-il, the country’s supreme leader for the past fifteen years. Kim Jong-il died of a suspected heart-attack on December 17th. More...