Keir Starmer: The first six months

Many current students will have grown up with Jeremy Corbyn as Leader of the Opposition – arguably the most left-leaning Labour figurehead in a generation. In December 2019, they watched him deliver Labour’s biggest electoral defeat since 1935, resulting in the end of Corbyn’s era as leader of the party, and fresh leadership elections. The […]


Covid-19 and the Premier League: an optimist’s view

The moment that the impact of Covid-19 was driven home, for me, was the halt of football. On the 13th March the Premier League announced a three-week suspension of the current football season, and this has since been upgraded to an indefinitely. To call football ever-present in the lives of its fans would be an […]