Liverpool, Stories

Thatcher Funeral Party in Liverpool

When I arrived there was a decent sized crowd of people at St Georges Hall. Music playing, champagne and beer being drunk, and lots of cheering. There were people dressed as miners and one woman dressed as Thatcher. When she posed dead on the ground the crowd piled on for a photo. It was an […]

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Union strikes in Liverpool against pension cuts

It is estimated that over 15,000 people came out today to rally against the cuts to their pensions. There were teachers, firemen, NHS workers, physiotherapists, and all sorts of people from all areas of the public sector. The museums were closed. The ferries did not run. The tunnels, both the Wallasey and Birkenhead, were closed […]

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Aftermath of rioting in Liverpool

I’ve photographed protests and seen the damage they cause. Eggs, paint and random objects thrown at the police. Nothing compared to the rioting of last night in Toxteth. I followed the news as rioting spread around London via Twitter, Sky News and the BBC News. Watching the large furniture store burn down in real time […]

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