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Lancashire Evening Post: I Want My Country Back

Sometime in the future, a long-since retired Theresa May will be found in a supermarket aisle clutching a packet of biscuits and squealing, “biscuits mean biscuits!” It has begun at pace. The panicked looking government ministers, the endless newspaper speculation and Andrew Marr only just restrained against ripping his own

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By darrylmorris

Fracking and the Polluting of Democracy

Today, government minister, Sajid Javid, overruled Lancashire County Council’s decision to reject Fracking in it’s community and gave two fingers to the people of Lancashire. Earlier in the year, I wrote this article in the Lancashire Evening Post as the council deliberated the decision and those with vested interests attempted to

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By darrylmorris

Lancashire Evening Post – Sean, One Year On…

Just short of a year later, the late summer mugginess hung in the air. Intrusive and uncomfortable, it niggled at you with every step as you fought your way through the rotting stench of sun drenched bins, overflowing on to the high street. My heart skipped a beat as I spotted

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By darrylmorris

Darryl on Sky News… Manchester – Centre of the Universe.

Following Teresa May’s decision to hold the Team GB homecoming parade in Manchester, Sky News asked me to bang the northern drum and let the world know why Manchester is the centre of the cultural universe…

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By darrylmorris

Darryl in the Guardian – Do Exam Results Really Matter?

As hundreds of thousands of young people collect GCSE results, the Guardian asked me to write a short piece on my experience and whether it really matters…  Judge a fish on its ability to climb a tree and it’ll spend its whole life thinking its stupid – so the adage goes. Today, schools

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By darrylmorris

Darryl vs Katie Hopkins

I took part in Bite the Ballot’s #InOutLive to debate the real issues around the EU referendum, alongside some young influencers… and Katie Hopkins. Watch Darryl vs Katie Hopkins… on the immigration blame game. Register to vote here by midnight on June 7th.

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By darrylmorris

Bite the Ballot – Leaders Live

Are you feeling a bit drowned by the back and forth of the EU Referendum debate? David hating on Boris and Boris hating on everyone. Then… Jeremy Corbyn, what does he even think anyway? What does the EU actually do for us and how much of a risk would it be to leave!?

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By darrylmorris

I Am a Man

I was asked by the Guardian last week, on the back of Grayson Perry’s Channel 4 documentary about blokes, to write a short observation of life as a man in 2016. —- I am a man, and I have been for 25 years. By nurture, I am a compassionate person. Unafraid

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By darrylmorris

We Are Going Up Podcast Appearance

After an eventful fortnight at the Macron Stadium (where my beloved Bolton Wanderers play… keep up!) I made an appearance on this week’s We Are Going Up podcast to talk about new manager Neil Lennon and Bolton’s slide down the football league. Listen to my contribution here…

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By darrylmorris

Internet Win of the Day: Beyonce Never Showed

The dentist does funny things to people. Not least 17 year old Cody who, high on pain killers, was completely convinced that he was due to meet Beyonce and the singer had let him down…

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By darrylmorris