THERESA MAY’S concern for the plight of embattled civilians appears conditioned by which armed forces threaten their wellbeing and which state supplies the weaponry.
Russian President Vladimir Putin “has it within his own hands to be able to actually say to the Assad regime...
Thursday 15th Dec 2016
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Treating the murderous religious extremists who have occupied East Aleppo for four years as heroes is distorting the reality of this terrible war
Tuesday 13th Dec 2016
THERESA MAY declares that, in the wake of her government adopting a definition of anti-semitism, “anyone guilty of that will be called out on it.”
So they should be. All forms of racism, of which anti-semitism is among the most virulent and long-lived, should be anathema to...
“OURS will be a government for women that fights inequality and misogyny in every part of society. Women’s rights — human rights — will be at the cutting edge of Labour’s fight for a fairer and more equal Britain,” Jeremy Corbyn said at the weekend.
Monday 12th Dec 2016
SLIPPING from second at the general election to fourth in a by-election, as Labour did at Sleaford & North Hykeham, is far from ideal but it is not disastrous.
Neither Sleaford nor Richmond Park, which Sarah Olney regained for the Liberal Democrats from Tory Zac Goldsmith after a...
Saturday 10th Dec 2016
THE government has acted swiftly to distance itself from Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s comments about Saudi Arabia’s role in the world, which were rather too close to the truth for comfort.
The Foreign Secretary had noted that “there are politicians who are...
Friday 9th Dec 2016
HOW many MPs who voted to slash benefits for single parents, disabled people and the working poor felt guilty as they ambled past the Hope not Hunger pop-up foodbank outside Parliament?
How many experienced no shame when flipping first and second homes to maximise taxpayer-funded...
Thursday 8th Dec 2016
The scale of CMA misunderstanding must be stupendous, given that the watchdog hit Pfizer for £84.2 million for unfair pricing and Flynn £5.2m for breaking competition law.
Pfizer sold its rights to market phenytoin sodium anti-epilepsy drugs under the brand name Epanutin in...
THE dangerous shambles that our prisons system became under Chris Grayling as justice secretary should serve as a caution over his plans for railways in England.
Grayling introduced a system he called “benchmarking” by which publicly owned prisons had their operations...
Wednesday 7th Dec 2016
The scale of his defeat should be an eye-opener not only for him but the European Union leaders who encouraged him in his “reform” agenda.
Germany’s austerity-obsessed Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble took time off from bullying Greek voters to instruct Italy that,...
Tuesday 6th Dec 2016