Rock legend David Crosby dies aged 81…

Crosby co-founded the Byrds and then went on to even greater fame with Crosby, Stills & Nash. For more, see his Obituary in the Guardian. The book Hotel California is an excellent read for fans of this era in music. Brian O'NeillI help to manage Slugger by taking care of the site as well as running our live events. My background is in business, marketing and IT. My politics tend towards middle-of-the-road pragmatism, I am not a member of any …

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Latest deadline for restoring devolution passes…

Blah blah blah blah blah… Brian O'NeillI help to manage Slugger by taking care of the site as well as running our live events. My background is in business, marketing and IT. My politics tend towards middle-of-the-road pragmatism, I am not a member of any political party. Oddly for a member of the Slugger team, I am not that interested in daily politics, preferring to write about big ideas in society. When not stuck in front of a screen, I …

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Conservative MP Simon Clarke says that nurses using food banks were just not budgeting properly…

Could the nurses not just dip into their trust funds?? Tory MP Simon Clarke, who earns £84,000 a year, says skint nurses using food banks need to budget better. He's got some front as he's claimed £200,700 expenses in just ONE year.He even claimed £7.65 to send a document to a constituent by recorded post 🤔https://t.co/b6FjiYpBt3 — Lorraine King (@lorrainemking) January 19, 2023 Simon Clarke had a silver spoon in his mouth since birth. Yarm School. Oxford. Slaughter & May. …

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What’s the story with all the new student accomodation in Belfast?

Are we not reaching the saturation point for student accommodation? A decision will be made tonight as to whether an almost 800-room student scheme gets the go ahead. Planners have recommended the development gets the green light in and around Library Street pic.twitter.com/l96x2WDrLg — John Mulgrew (@newsmulg) January 19, 2023 Quick posts are a new feature I am testing out. As the name suggests, they are short posts, normally just a link, tweet or video. I know we miss some …

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