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Former neo-Nazi on how he was radicalised… and how he got out.

Nigel Bromage was 15 when he was handed a leaflet at school. Joining a group campaigning against the IRA, a cause he believed in, soon became membership – and then leadership – of a neo-Nazi organisation. Nigel joined me on talkRADIO to tell his story, and explain how the group

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By Darryl Morris

Column: Finding Happiness

This column first appeared in the Lancashire Evening Post. It is Tuesday and I am finding happiness. I have watched a video and apparently happiness can be found somewhere between the linin basket and the boxes under the bed. Or, sometimes, in the cutlery draw. I am decluttering. And by

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By Darryl Morris

Column: The Isolation

This column first appeared in the Lancashire Post   It is Friday and everything is set. We have friends coming up from London and plans laid. I have booked time off work. I have built the BBQ. I have bought some new garden furniture. I have installed a new patio

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By Darryl Morris

Times Radio: Manchester Arena Bombing Anniversary

May marked the fourth anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing – and while four years isn’t a significant anniversary, it was the anniversary of something very significant. I joined Times Radio, live from the heart of Manchester, to reflect on those four years and the events being held to mark

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By Darryl Morris

Darryl Morris Weekly – 21.05.21 – Four Years

As much as anything else, I remember the relentless buzz of news and police helicopters. The sky seemed to be busier than the city streets below. Every night, for what felt like weeks, the piercing sound of police sirens cut through any moment of peace. My apartment overlooked the Manchester

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By Darryl Morris

Darryl Morris Weekly – 14.05.21 – How to Solve a Problem Like…

You’re going to hear a lot about Bolton this week. And not just from me, banging on about Bolton Wanderers’ spectacular promotion last weekend. Although, while we’re on the subject, we were 20th in February and finished 3rd overall. Really, quite something. Anyway. The real reason is altogether more troubling.

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By Darryl Morris

Darryl Morris Weekly – 07.05.21 – Democracy… and a pinch of salt

I’ll let you into a secret: the slog of hard news and politics isn’t always fun for a speech radio presenter. It becomes draining and repetitive. Occasionally, you just want to cover stories about cool new inventions, trips to space or human endeavour. I’d even settle for the Virgin Mary

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By Darryl Morris

Column: The Bad Back

This column first appeared in the Lancashire Evening Post. It is Thursday and I have had a bad back all week. I felt it pop on Saturday while I was power washing the patio. I don’t need the accolades or the acclaim and I certainly don’t need sympathy. It’s just

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By Darryl Morris

Darryl Morris Weekly – 23.04.21 – George Floyd Mattered

‘Is this a moment or a movement?’ I asked Donzaleigh Abernathy – the daughter of Rev. Ralph Abernathy and the God-daughter of Martin Luther King – as protests swept across the world in the wake of George Floyd’s death. George Floyd’s… murder. ‘Both,’ she said. She went on to put

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By Darryl Morris