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Definition: – The collection, dissemination, and analysis of news and information by the general public, especially by means of the Internet. 962 more words

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You never know when you might need to start up a vehicle without its ignition key, do you? You might be stuck in the desert, or trying to escape from a hoodie gang, or you might just have lost the key while you were out shopping. 1,793 more words


Orgreave campaigners stage protest outside Home Office

Campaigners have staged a noisy demonstration outside the Home Office to step up calls for an inquiry into the policing of picketing during the miners’ strike in the 1980s. 462 more words


Make noise for Orgreave justice

In the light of home secretary Amber Rudd’s shocking decision in October 2016 not to grant an inquiry into the ‘Battle of Orgreave’ the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign is organising a demonstration outside the Home Office, and the plan is for it to be the biggest and noisiest demonstration to date. 57 more words


Miners’ strike files suggest ‘hints of political direction’ of police


Latest batch of files relating to ‘Battle of Orgreave’ needs examining, says South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner.

There are “hints of political direction of the police” in the 1984-85 miners’ strike that need to be examined in the latest release of secret Home Office files, the South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner has said. 718 more words

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REVIEW | Billy Elliot - Birmingham Hippodrome

Wow. I can tell you instantly that it takes a lot for me to join in on a standing ovation as it is often forced from an encore or just unnecessary but tonight, I was one of the first to rise. 542 more words


Hitting fast-forward rather than play-back on miners’ strike

When reflecting on the lasting impact of the 1984-85 miners’ strike, a struggle that has become so firmly embedded in the collective memory of political and industrial events of recent years, I am often tempted to hit fast-forward rather than press the play-back button. 4,367 more words