Mosley Oswald

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Britain’s Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex,  appear fully prepared to exploit their status commercially. File photograph: Reuters

The duke and duchess looked awkward, even pained, as they answered the interviewer’s questions, all of which had been agreed in advance and rehearsed (...)

From The Irish Times – Friday, May 30th, 1919.

Nutritional products asserting health-giving properties pre-date protein bars, and even this (160-year-old!) publication. And long before science woul(...)

British politician Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley (1896 - 1980) inspects members of his British Union of Fascists in Royal Mint Street, London. Their presence sparked a riot which became known as the Battle of Cable Street. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images

The Battle of Cable Street in 1936 was a seminal moment in the history of the Jewish community in England, and for British socialism. It was a genuin(...)

Anti-fascist protesters, some of them carrying missiles, run from a barricade they have erected near Aldgate on October 4th, 1936. The police are charging on the far side of the barricade, which has been reinforced with paving stones. Photograph: Jewish Chronicle/Heritage Images/Getty Images

Trouble was brewing in London 80 years ago. In the early morning of October 4th, 1936, thousands of black-shirted fascists mustered around the Tower o(...)