Obama to send 300 military advisers into Iraq. Suarez claims winning goals are retribution. Gove’s British values defined. Worldwide numbers of refugees exceeds 50 million. MP tweets desire to punch (female) journalist. Private schools’ head start in sport. Pope says don’t legalise drugs; UK religious leaders unite on FGM Down and almost out – what… Continue reading British values?
30 May 2014 Very appropriately I was in Brussels on the Sunday that most of the rest of Europe voted in the EU elections (only Britain, the Netherlands, Latvia and I think Croatia having voted during the preceding three days). The one positive to take from watching the full horror of the rampage of the… Continue reading europe
The recent (lack of) publicity about a young Sudanese woman leaves me wondering, not for the first time, about the western world’s priorities. The reported facts are fairly consistent; a 26y old Sudanese doctor, Meriam, with a Muslim father, but brought up as an Orthodox Christian by her Christian mother, married a Christian. They have… Continue reading difficult problems