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Decoding the BBC White Paper

Apocalyptic rumours followed by a row-back and relief. It's an age-old strategy, but what is the reality behind the government's BBC proposals?

  • Written by Des Freedman
  • Category: Opinion
Mohammed Saleem at home in Small Heath

Racism killed my father

Today marks the third anniversary of Maz Saleem’s father Mohammed Saleem's brutal murder by neo-Nazi Pavlo Lapshyn

  • Written by Maz Saleem
  • Category: Opinion
Liverpool fans unfurl a banner in 2006 displaying the names of the 96 dead. Photo: Wikipedia

Hillsborough: Football’s greatest hurt

Mark Perryman argues that Hillsborough needs to be understood not just as a human tragedy but a consequence of how football was changing in the 1980s

  • Written by Mark Perryman
  • Category: Opinion
England fans create St George's cross at Wembley. Photo: geograph.org.uk

England always dreaming

For St George's Day Mark Perryman explores the connections between English football’s golden moment and national identity

  • Written by Mark Perryman
  • Category: Opinion

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