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A Strange Echo – Drinking Tea by Candlelight

A Conservative prime minister is urged to nationalise a troubled enterprise. The government is accused of taking its eye off the ball at a time of national crisis (what crisis?). Oh, and there’s a referendum on the UK’s relationship with Europe…

Sounds familiar? The UK may have changed dramatically since the days when The Rubettes topped the charts and men in wide lapels drank Watney’s Party Sevens, but this week those who lived through a turbulent decade had their memories jogged.

Read more at the BBC website.