Battle of Orgreave

Would Facebook Have Won The Miners Strike?

Karl Davis | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK Politics
Karl Davis

How easy would it have been for Thatcher to dominate the reporting of the dispute had it happened today? Would the 'Battle of Orgreave' ended the same way if onlookers and miners alike were connected to Twitter, Messenger and BBM?

Plebgate, Mark Duggan and Conservative Hypocrisy

Sam Fowles | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Sam Fowles

Tories are only too willing to tolerate police corruption, so long as it's people they don't like who are the victims.

Elected Police and Crime Commissioners? Don't Be Fooled, This Isn't About Devolving Power to Local Communities

Thomas Midlane | Posted 12.01.2013 | UK Politics
Thomas Midlane

The idea that this is a genuine exercise in localism just simply isn't credible, because the coalition is only interested in devolving power to two sectors: the private and the voluntary. If you want to know what Cameron and Osborne really think of local government, go and count the number of empty offices at council buildings across the land.

Hillsborough Police Probe Powers Call

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK

Labour will today call for powers to compel police officers to give evidence to an inquiry into the alleged Hillsborough cover-up. It comes amid cl...