On 26 and 27 January I will be attending the Fourth International Let My People Live! Forum. Remembering and marking the Holocaust is one of the most important things that we as a society can do. If we fail to remember and learn from the past, then we are surely doomed to repeat past mistakes. […]
Downing Street was left flustered on Sunday night as it emerged a hoax caller was put through to David Cameron‘s phone after claiming to be the director of eavesdropping agency GCHQ, and the phone number of the spy agency’s director was given out in a separate call. Security procedures are being reviewed at both No […]
Will a high level meeting taking place in London today add momentum to efforts to save the world’s remaining tropical forests? While for years we’ve become accustomed to believing that the clearance of the world’s tropical forests is a necessary price we must pay for progress and to generate the revenues needed to fight poverty, […]
The current hysteria about the ‘rise of anti-semitism’ and the flight of Jews from Europe is deeply regrettable. There is no ‘wave’ of anti-semitism. Rather there are a set of discrete phenomena that are being gathered under one umbrella term, the meaning of which is now being strained to breaking point. First of all, there […]
The Boudicca, carrying more than 1,000 holidaymakers and crew, became stranded and was plunged into darkness after a fire broke out inside an engine room at 4 a.m. today.
Supporters of anti-austerity party Syriza were jubilant tonight as it looked set to win 149 seats in the Greek parliament – just short of the 151 it needs for an overall majority.
Clashes between police and Islamist protesters in eastern Cairo have left nine demonstrators dead and more than a dozen injured on the fourth anniversary of the Arab Spring uprising to 17.
One of Ukip’s most senior members, who was hired to keep ‘bad stuff’ out of the media, has slammed the NHS as ‘the biggest waste of money in the UK’, and compared the tax-payer funded service to Nazi Germany. In footage released by Labour, from a 2010 event for right-wing activists in Washington, Ukip general […]
The PC was accused of punching the mother in her face (Picture: Getty) A policeman has been cleared of assaulting a mum who refused to leave her sick daughter’s hospital bedside. PC Warren Luke, 38, was accused of punching and kicking the woman in a private room at the hospital where her seven-year-old daughter was being treated […]
Sammie Welch, 23, with her three-year-old son Rylan (Picture: SWNS) A stranger handed over a note and a fiver to a mum because her son was well behaved. Sammie Welch, 23, of Plymouth, was branded a credit to her generation as she travelled on a train with her three-year-old son Rylan. The young mum was […]