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Who is Laurence Fox? Precisely. Let’s keep it that way

What do Accrington Stanley F.C. and Laurence Fox have in common? “Who are they? Exactly.” So goes the famous 1980s advert for the Milk Marketing Board. However, Fox is more like cream than milk – thick, white and rich. Fox is best known for his mediocre acting career. Older viewers may recognise him from ITV […]

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Young people shouldn’t be scapegoated for a second covid spike

Last week the government found yet another scapegoat for their ineptitude, although this one is all the more predictable: students and young people. Matt Hancock, the health secretary, drew the ire of the younger Radio 1 Newsbeat audience by condescendingly reminding us “Don’t kill your Gran”. He continued by naming France and Spain as examples […]

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Harry Maguire suggests remedy for online racism

In recent weeks, racism in the Premier League has been in the spotlight. More specifically, online abuse has seen a flurry of high-profile cases hitting the headlines. Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham and Manchester United’s Paul Pogba both received abusive tweets following missed penalties. It is, of course, not just limited to the Premier League, but permeates […]