Technology takes wonder out of ever having to wait

A Different View with Dave O’Connell BBC Radio 4’s flagship current affairs programme is celebrating 70 years on air this year – its big anniversary celebration took place last weekend – and, on the back...

Don’t feel sick when you’re given a clean bill of health

A Different View with Dave O’Connell Did you ever go to a doctor, not feeling great, and come out after you were told there was really nothing much wrong with you? Did you then feel huge...

Why is it we just love watching other people buying a house?

A Different View with Dave O’Connell In any other context, the notion of living in a place that’s ‘light and airy’ would mean that your perfect home is actually a transparent tent. But not for the...

Get beside the bright guy if you want to get ahead

A Different View with Dave O’Connell There used to be a pattern to the geography of the old school year; the first-day rush for desks at the back of the classroom – ideally directly behind...

Things are either good or bad in Trump’s land of black and white

A Different View with Dave O’Connell The most astonishing story of last week wasn’t the Ryanair debacle or Brexit or Leo Varadkar lobbing abuse at Mary Lou McDonald across the floor of the Dáil; by...

Memories of the Memory Man whose passion never dimmed

A Different View with Dave O’Connell There’s been so much written about Jimmy Magee in the week since his death that even the Memory Man himself would have difficulty digesting and retaining the half of...

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