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Britain lies under a white blanket of snow. Children play while adults moan about un-gritted roads and delays at airports. But the heavy snow – beautiful and pure as it is – highlights a filthy stain [...]
Jamal Harwood Several large multinationals were embroiled in a tax scandal this past week as executives from Starbucks, Amazon, and Google were hauled before the Commons public accounts committee for interrogation. As expected with the best [...]
A year ago my son’s class teacher told the class that wearing a poppy in November was to remember all those who have died in war – soldiers and civilians. A brief look at the website [...]
New Civilisation In a second trial, which finished Thursday 25 October, a police officer who was secretly recorded calling a young black man under arrest a “nigger” was cleared by a judge of criminal racist abuse, after a second [...]
Jamal Harwood “Osborne couldn’t possibly sit in standard class” Last week Friday evening saw a flurry of activity in the media as embattled Chief Government Whip Andrew Mitchell resigned. It had come after a full four [...]
What if Gary McKinnon had been a Muslim? An alternative reading of events The case of Muslim convert Ahmad McKinnon’s battle against extradition has drawn to a close more than 10 years after his initial arrest. [...]