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Annie Besant: ‘I will speak for all the despairing silent ones’

SUNDAY SUPPLEMENT: Last month, the Phoenix Retirement Association in Crystal Palace hosted one of its regular talks, this time about the Victorian radical Annie Besant, a woman who led the matchgirls’ strike, popularised the cause of birth control, was courted … Continue reading

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Adams takes a novel approach to the ‘challenges’ of Brexit

Croydon writer Jad Adams’ body of work is extensive and far-ranging. But Café Europa marks a departure for the sometime TV producer and newspaper journalist whose previous volumes have tended to be historically-based biographies, as well as, of course, chairing … Continue reading

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