The North

Is the Northern Powerhouse Off the Rails?

Geraint Johnes | Posted 13.08.2015 | UK Politics
Geraint Johnes

After the general election, it was announced that the trans-Pennine high speed rail route would be paused. This delays, perhaps indefinitely, the creation of the Northern Powerhouse. Such an announcement, within weeks of a Queen's speech in which the Powerhouse received some prominence, is, at best, unfortunate.

Is There a Future for the North's Public Services?

Julian Dobson | Posted 29.04.2013 | UK
Julian Dobson

Look at the maps of England and many of the towns that once produced the nation's wealth now have the highest rates of unemployment and reliance on public services.

The Great Divide

Meredith Berman | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Meredith Berman

Today a work colleague made a rather funny comment when talking about the location of London. "I mean we are basically in the centre of the UK". Theo...

Kelvin MacKenzie Calls For 'Home Rule' In London And South East

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK

Kelvin MacKenzie's not very popular in the North - and his latest broadside is unlikely to change that. The former Sun editor has penned a polemi...