Saturday, 11 July 2020

Breturn versus Brexit

Brexit is based on blatant mistruths and lies. You may not believe this now, but we will all believe it next year, when Brexit finally arrives, cold, clammy and callous, naked and exposed. 

Monday, 15 June 2020

Taking down statues isn't the answer

It’s understandable that protesters for the Black Lives Matter movement have wanted to take down statues that represent reprehensible history.

Saturday, 13 June 2020

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

From refugee, to hospital cleaner to national hero

Hospital cleaner, Hassan Akkad, pulled at the nation’s heartstrings when he Tweeted a video last week with an urgent message to the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson.

Thursday, 21 May 2020

Do we want to be a part of Europe or apart?

Because of Brexit, Britain is rapidly propelling away from Europe, involving the loss of free trade, and free movement of people, with our neighbouring countries. Is that really what Britain wants?

Wednesday, 20 May 2020

Brexit crash on top of a pandemic crash. You really want that?

A no-deal Brexit now looks almost certain, with the latest round of talks between the UK and the EU ending in stalemate, and the negotiations by all accounts turning acrimonious. 

Monday, 11 May 2020

After the war, Europe needed to find a new way

Over the Bank Holiday weekend we celebrated VE Day - Victory in Europe, and the end at last, in May 1945, of our continent's most devastating and brutal war.

Friday, 1 May 2020

The ventilators that can kill

It’s been reported by The Guardian that Chinese ventilators bought by the UK government to tackle coronavirus were so dangerous that they could have killed patients.

Tuesday, 28 April 2020

£60,000 payout for each NHS staff who die of coronavirus

Health Secretary, Matt Hancock, has announced that the families of NHS and social care workers who die after contracting Covid-19 in the course of their duties will each receive £60,000 compensation from the government.