The fatal trouble with the US is that it has a chronic political disease. But none of the political class, including “populist” President Donald Trump, have a diagnosis to offer. And any remedial action always requires accurate diagnosis.
I’m sorry Boris but I’m not going to come to London just to buy an overpriced sandwich and keep a multinational like Pret in business.
Exactly fifty seven years ago this Friday the enigmatic and inspiring Martin Luther King Jr addressed a 250,000 strong rally at Lincoln Memorial in Washington noting that African Americans were still “not free” and that they were “crippled by the manacles of segregation and the chains of discrimination.”
The BBC has cowardly suggested to remove flags and patriotic songs from the Proms finale this year, while the country is in the midst of the Covid pandemic.
No sooner had the news broken of a “historic” peace accord between the United Arab Emirates and Israel, then came reports of the Arab country’s purchase of the American F-35 stealth combat jet.
The 23rd August should be an official day of commemoration and reflection across Scotland. For it was on this day in 1305 that a Scotsman called William Wallace was put on trial for treason in Westminster Hall in London and denied a defence.
Rejoice! A UK judge has handed out a proper harsh sentence!
The question of Scottish independence is now a matter of when not if.
It’s Ebor week, but not as we know it. The "Royal Ascot of the North" like the Royal Ascot of the South in 2020 is taking place "behind closed doors" and indeed behind a fenced-off Knavesmire.
Even the New York Times, a big fan of Russiagate conspiracy, referred to the latest US Senate intelligence report as "sprawling". With 1,000 pages of content, the document has the pretentious affectation of a tome.
The hypocrisy of western lockdown supporters advocating a "regime-change" in Belarus is off the scale. Those calling for the ouster of Lukashenko ought to be focusing on the draconian anti-democratic measures their own governments have enacted against the people in 2020.
Hapless, Hopeless and useless Gavin Williamson must go and go now.
In eleven weeks’ time, the United States of America will hold its Presidential election.
American President Donald Trump has darkly warned of something big this week, vowing to apply “snapback” international sanctions on Iran. It would be a drastic move and likely to further isolate Washington in the eyes of the world.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a summit of the five permanent members of the UN security council to discuss lowering international tensions and avoidance of conflict.
Earlier this year a delegation of Dutch MPs cancelled its visit to Russia because one of them was denied entry to the country. It now turns out Russia handled in response to the refusal to let the chairwoman of the Russian Senate come to The Netherlands.
The UK’s economic output shrunk by 20.4% in the second quarter of 2020, plunging the country into its deepest recession since records began. But as bad as that was, things will only get much worse, unless there‘s a complete change of course from the government and the Coronavirus Act is repealed.
Boris’ strategy for dealing with Covid is now clear. There is no strategy!
Celtic football club have a big decision to make, and on behalf of the hundreds of thousands within the NHS and social care sector who have risked their lives to care for others during the four months of the deadly Covid19 pandemic, they must get it right.