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Society | UK

February 6, 2018

Pardoning Suffragettes “complicated” says Female MP – ironic?

On the anniversary of the recognition of the suffragette movement, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said, pardoning Suffragettes who were convicted of crimes could be “complicated”. No way to say thank you There is a little irony that – 100 years on from the day (6 February 1918) that The Representation of the People Act […]

US

February 5, 2018

US House Intelligence Committee classified Memo released

The release, in the US, of a controversial classified House Intelligence Committee memo last Friday (2nd February) has done nothing to settle suggestions for or against links between Donald Trump and Russia. Significant Evidence? The most surprising aspect of the memo was maybe how little new information the memo provided, as it confirmed many details […]

Europe | Politics | Society | UK

February 4, 2018

Brexit – The Unanswered Questions

The UK is in a state of controlled chaos but what does the future hold as a result of withdrawal from the EU? There is much rhetoric and more news on the subject than anyone has time to read; none of which is answering the questions that could allow the public to make an informed […]

Society

September 4, 2012

A Test of Faith – Religious Equality through Law?

Today four Christians take their case for discrimination to the European Court of Human Rights. Unfortunately the best they can hope to gain is a new or amended employment law. The opportunity to create religious equality across the workplace will be lost in the rules and regulations of employment.

UK

August 24, 2012

Press Freedom, Leveson Inquiry & Prince Harry

Quick Joke: Rupert Murdoch, Lord Justice Leveson and Prince Harry walk into a bar… it was a private bar!

The publication of photos from a private party held by Prince Harry throw down a gauntlet to the Leveson Inquiry, press standards and most of all the behaviour of ruthless, selfish, greedy opportunistic, profiteering individuals.

UK

August 16, 2012

Wikileaks – Wonky Logic: A UK Diplomatic Disaster?

With much speculation about the long term fate of Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks and currently a fugitive from justice, we ask the question as to why the UK government would consider a potential diplomatic incident with Ecuador?