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Today the people of Britain have woken up in two different countries. The Metropolitan folk who have prospered here and there down the years have failed to engage with or understand the other country that is also Britain. For here deep alienation exists in huge quadrants of our society that have suffered the true consequences of austerity and cuts.
No vote in modern British history has been more important than the vote as to whether to leave or remain in the European Union.
Would doctors or nurses in the NHS have been able to get away with playing with their phones while seeing patients?
We keep asking, but when the constant refrain of Government Department press officers is “no Minister available”, how can we hold those in power to account for their actions?
The Great Mosque of Brussels is said to remain a centre of Saudi-funded Wahhabi preaching and Salafism.
Our return to Sri Lanka’s killing fields coincides with the President announcing that there will be no “international component” in any “investigation” of the civil war or
Bowie was emblematic of my generation. He was revolution, rebellion – even in a time when we all rebelled against the given order.
If world leaders settle for modest restraints on global warming, I do not want to have to be the reporter sent to see the unfolding tragedy in Bangladesh.
The evidence of Friday night’s horror is still plain to see at the back door of the Bataclan concert hall. For local residents, the Paris terror attacks left psychological scars too.