The Telegraph from July 04 – July 10

At the beginning of this month, a lot of interest was taken in Boris Johnson but the dust settles after his dramatic resignation

The Guardian looking at the headlights for the last week of June 2022

One of the questions at the end of June was: How will women’s physical, emotional and financial wellbeing fare in a nation with a maternal mortality crisis, sky-high health costs and a tattered social safety net?

The New-York Times looking at June 16 – June 26

Ten days in the spotlight: Afghanistan, Ukraine, Russia, Colombia, Israel, France, Great Britain, a.o. countries.

The Guardian’s view on the world 2nd week of June

From wheat esports to food crises and price rises, from poor to super-rich people.

Stories the Week brought to you from 2022 May 19 – May 25

In the week of May 19, the Week looked a lot at children.

Russia did not want the Nato to become bigger, but now it gets what it did not want

15/18 May Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin formally announced on Sunday May 15, that Finland is seeking to join NATO. Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February, support for NATO membership in Finland has tripled to around 75 percent. On the same day Sweden’s ruling Social Democratic Party also announced that itContinue reading “Russia did not want the Nato to become bigger, but now it gets what it did not want”

Stories to read in the week of March/April 2022 in the Independent

A selection of Independent Premium’s top stories

Een niet te winnen oorlog

De Man van het Noorden die graag zijn rijk wenst uit te breiden dacht binnen drie dagen Oekraïne te kunnen inlijven. Tot zijn grote frustratie is dit echter niet gelukt. Ook al zijn de Russische troepen tot in het centrum van Marioepol geraakt, kunnen de Russen toch niet zeggen dat zij die stad hebben kunnenContinue reading “Een niet te winnen oorlog”

Wat maandenlang gevreesd werd, is werkelijkheid geworden.

Wat maandenlang gevreesd werd, is werkelijkheid geworden. Rusland is een grootschalige invasie van Oekraïne begonnen ook al had het regelmatig beweerd dat het Oekraïne niet zou binnen vallen. Vladimir Poetin heeft maandenlang bij hoog en bij laag de Westerse mogendheden verweten dat zij met zulk een onzinnig nieuws de mensen niet enkel angst wilden toeContinue reading “Wat maandenlang gevreesd werd, is werkelijkheid geworden.”

A country willing to stand tall against any invasion

Tensions around Ukraine are mounting day by day. The former Soviet republic is seeking rapprochement with the West and would like to join NATO. Russian President Vladimir Putin wants to avoid this at all costs and has sent more than 100.000 soldiers to the border region. The spokesman for Joe Biden said that though RussiaContinue reading “A country willing to stand tall against any invasion”

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