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    Granadaland: What if we still had 'Television for the North'?

    Inspired by Mazdaposting; don't say I didn't warn you. When commercial television was launched in the United Kingdom in 1954 under the auspices of the Independent Television Authority (which ran ITV, or 'Channel 3' to the sequentially-minded), the franchise for the North of England was...
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    Public transport without the bus – a counterfactual meander

    The bus as we know it is arguably the most fundamental aspect of modern public transport. They are incredibly flexible, have minimal special infrastructure requirements and are comparatively cheap to build and operate. Their chief alternatives, the tram and the trolleybus (and the interurban...
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    *Great War: Iberian Front

    Idle thought: what if Spain and Portugal had found themselves on opposite sides of the Great War, and there had been a front on the Iberian Peninsula? Would we be likely to see British forces channelling Wellington, and would they be successful? What effect would this have on the wider war? And...