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I was 15. We had watched his funeral on a grainy black and white TV whose screen was far too small for the 30 or so in my class for all of us to see clearly.
The distorting trumpets. The pomp. The crowds. The trip along the Thames. Even in those bleak televisual conditions it was clearly a great moment in history - the passing of the man we had been taught had been our wartime saviour.
Many thousands of Saudi men are in the field with Isis. But the Saudi royal family is so dominant that it is unclear who is linked to what when it comes to the export of extremism.
No one knows how to delay an urgent inquiry into serious misjudgments, mistakes, and misdoings, than the British ‘system’.
There’s no topless page 3 girl in today’s edition of the Sun newspaper – but in the age of the internet, didn’t the feature become obsolete many years ago?
They spend their lives dealing, trading, monitoring and watching. Yet last week, when the Swiss Central Bank detached the Swissie from tracking the Euro, it turns out they knew nothing.
On Friday, as Jewish shoppers were being held or murdered in a Paris Supermarket, Raif Badawi, a Saudi blogger, was being lashed fifty times in a public flogging in Saudi Arabia.
Even for a hardened news man in a hardened newsroom the mass shooting at the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo is a ferociously shocking moment.
For the first time in nearly a decade and a half we are not formally at war – but exactly how many “security” or “military” people we have left behind in Iraq and
The cry is up – if you have a conscience, if you care about your country’s integrity and decency, you guys, start leaking!
News that one of my fellow male presenters in Australia managed to wear the same suit for a year without anyone noticing has set me thinking about my own wardrobe.