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Will the UK election be anything other than a Tory landslide?

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Last weekend, Insider enjoyed various documentaries and interviews commemorating the 20th anniversary of one of the most extraordinary nights in political history - Labour’s landslide win in the 1997 UK general election. Now, two decades on, as the UK electorate goes to the polls again Insider sees some interesting parallels with 1997.

Voters get what they deserve

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For the first time in Insider’s memory, most of his non-political friends are uncertain of who they will vote for in the next General Election. Of course, some are certain who they will not vote for, but a clear majority are undecided and Insider has never seen such disillusionment.

Protest prayers of the Hello magazine era

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AN EMINENT literary gent recently used the pages of a leading poetry journal to take issue with “the new troubadours of protest and dissent whose combative views” are, he claimed, “promulgated like Papal bulls.”

'Laughing is the common ground'

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NO MATTER where you go, or who you meet, everyone loves to laugh, and if you can make them laugh, and tell them about life in a way that strikes them and makes them go 'That's exactly how it is', you can connect with anybody. It's what Shappi Khorsandi's comedy aspires to and achieves.

Connacht bag bonus points, but leave win behind them

Connacht left behind them a golden opportunity to post a win against current  champions Glasgow, but yet managed to salvage two valuable points away from home in this 33-32 Pro 12 fixture.

 

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