26 July 2007

Hack on the floods

It became 'real' news when flooding got within easy reach of a trip from London and a lot of homes of senior journalists.

19 July 2007

Tribune History - the 1842 general strike

If you think the one and only general strike in this country took place in 1926, think again. Tribune History has an account of the 1842 general strike during which half a million workers downed tools across much of the North of England, Scotland and Wales.

18 July 2007

08 July 2007

New on the Tribune History blog

An account of the hairdressers' strike of 1918 which closed West End saloons for seven weeks in 1918, leaving the great and the good sadly unshaven.
Tribune History is a new blog launched in association with Tribune Magazine and Tribune Cartoons to provide a sense of the long story behind today's hot political issues. Regular features include a "strike of the month" and short biographies of "old statesmen/women".