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But, can I start a sentence with ‘But’?
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But, can I start a sentence with ‘But’?

“The Chicago manual of style” is currently in its sixteenth edition and when the seventeenth appears later this year it will confirm that ‘email’ and not ‘e-mail’ is the preferred form.    Sean Sheehan   The actual change in spelling – which most of us know by now anyway – […]

Terror and tower blocks
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Terror and tower blocks

The loss of that would follow a terrorist arson attack on a block of flats would be horrendous. And it would incite more hatred against minorities, even though those minorities would be just as likely to be victims. Terrorism is evolving, using everyday materials and situations that can never be […]

Immigration and belonging
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Immigration and belonging

Stuart Hall grew up in a middle-class family in 1930s Jamaica, then still a British colony, and left when he won a scholarship to Oxford University in 1951. He never returned to live in his home country – but never left it either – becoming a pioneering left-wing cultural theorist […]