by | Aug 13, 2018

The Boris Johnson Burka row has raged much longer than it should have. It is almost becoming boring. Yes, I’m getting tired of winning. But like any semi-competent writer, I can still squeeze the last drops of juice from this…

by | Jul 10, 2018

Serena wins the ladies’ draw, Roger the gentlemen’s. Or so the unstoppable momentum of the best players of the 21stcentury would suggest. But it ain’t over till it’s over, and Miss Williams next faces a Camila Giorgi who is enjoying…

by | Jul 9, 2018

There is a growing and likely chance that British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a vote of no confidence from members of her own party tonight.  Such developments come in the days following the resignations of two cabinet secretaries…

by | Jul 5, 2018

London in July, and more than an unusual summer heat wave awaits Britain’s prime minister Theresa May. The Brexit timetable is “hotting up” as ministers prepare to finalize the Government’s list of demands for Brussels, while restive Conservative MPs jostle for…

by | Jun 21, 2018

Queried about the Waterloo battle that witnessed the defeat of Napoleon and his dream of continental conquest, victorious British general the Duke of Wellington replied: “It has been a damned nice thing — the nearest run thing you ever saw…

by | Jun 8, 2018

A fortnight ago one of the United Kingdom’s foremost human rights activists was jailed unjustly for daring to throw a spotlight on his government’s egregiously inadequate prosecutions of that country’s brutal Muslim rape gangs. On May 25 former English Defence…

by | Dec 11, 2017

By any sensible political calculation, British Prime Minister Theresa May should have been tossed out of office months ago but two important facts keep her there. First, Mrs. May is the Conservative Party’s sacrificial lamb on the altar of Brexit,…

by | Nov 17, 2017

After last month’s Catalan Referendum debacle, Spanish intelligence services have come to an interesting conclusion. They believe that Russian interests were involved in pro-Catalonian independence efforts in the weeks prior to the referendum. They stated that “’Propaganda campaigns’ intended to…

by | Oct 9, 2017

“Our first and most important duty is to get Brexit right.” So vows Prime Minister Theresa May at the conclusion of the Conservative conference at Manchester. In the early 19th century, this northern English city nurtured faith in free trade….

by | Jun 12, 2017

In Thursday’s 2017 British general election, we saw shifts of opinion and change of mood within the United Kingdom: Theresa May and Scottish Independence are both on their way out. While the conservatives may have lost their majority in parliament,…

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