Joe Turnbull

  • <Current Affairs
    60 years later, US acknowledge role in 1953 Iran coup‏

    Documents posted on Monday on the National Security Archive website outline the CIA’s involvement in the overthrow of democratically elected prime minister Mohammed Mosaddeq. Posted on the 60th anniversary of the coup, the documents put up by the independent body were obtained via a freedom of information request after being declassified. One...

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    Minority vote to become decisive in 2015 election‏

    A new report published Monday morning by the cross-party racial justice group, Operation Black Vote (OBV), has found that the black and minority ethnic (BME) vote could have a huge impact on the next general election. The report, entitled “The Power of the Black Vote in 2015”, argues that as a result of...

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    Do we live in a post-racial Britain?

    The project of multiculturalism has undeniably made some significant strides forward in the post-war era. Indeed, the last general election saw more candidates from ethnic minorities stand than ever before. Racism today is such a dirty word that even far-right groups like the English Defence League (EDL) are at pains to publicly...

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    Row continues as fracking is described as “biggest threat to the countryside”‏

    Ex-Tory minister, Nick Herbert, yesterday told The Telegraph that rural communities had grave concerns over fracking due to a “fear of the unknown,” as opposition to controversial shale gas drilling gathers pace across the political spectrum. The comments came a week after drilling started in Balcombe, West Sussex, despite protests involving both...

  • Art
    Oh My God at Kemistry Gallery

    Greek mythology has had a profound impact on the Western...

  • Current Affairs
    Female journalists targeted on Twitter

    Police have confirmed they are investigating bomb threats made against...

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    Bradley Manning faces over 100 years in jail after widely guilty verdict‏

    Bradley Manning, the former soldier who leaked over 700,000 documents, was yesterday found guilty of 17 of the 22 charges brought against him in a military court. Manning could face a maximum of 136 years in prison despite being found not guilty of the most serious charge of aiding the enemy. This...

  • Food & Drinks
    The 3 Crowns pub launches in Old Street

    Just a stone’s throw away from the suited hustle and bustle of ...

  • Live music
    Open East Festival celebrates at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

    Open East Festival is ...