Authors Posts by Daniel Peters

Daniel Peters


Are famous cities worth visiting?

Pick up any travel guide and you will see certain destinations repeated time after time. Paris, Barcelona, New York – these major cities hold...
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Give prisoners the vote

This month I spent some time studying the Victorian prison system as part of my history degree. Nineteenth century reformers made sweeping innovations in...
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Austria: dust settles on heated election

On 15 October, Austria voted in one of the most heated elections for many years. It now seems likely that Sebastian Kurz will become...
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The tiny joys of travelling by train

Not till about one twenty on the sunlit Saturday did my three-quarters-empty train pull out, all windows down, all cushions hot, all sense of...
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Mike Ashley puts Newcastle up for sale

Over the past decade Mike Ashley has been one of the most controversial club owners in English football. With the sole exception of Roman...

Local Syrian dentist crowdfunding Masters

Over the past six years, the Syrian civil war hasn’t strayed from news healines. From war crimes in Aleppo to the refugee crisis in...