Why the Fifties Loom Large in Our Thinking

Why the Fifties Loom Large in Our Thinking

President John F. Kennedy reaches out to the assembled crowd at the Texas Parking Lot Rally in Fort Worth, Texas, November 22, 1963. (Cecil Stoughton / The White House / John F. Kennedy Presidential Library / Reuters) As Kevin Williamson observes, the 1950s still play an extraordinary role in the…

Police clamp down on illegal parties as tighter restrictions loom

Police clamp down on illegal parties as tighter restrictions loom

Police have dispersed a number of illegal gatherings overnight as revellers make the most of the final weekend before the “rule of six” coronavirus restriction comes into force. Greater Manchester Police said they closed down illegal gatherings at properties in Altrincham and Flixton on Saturday night, as well as a…