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Governments, media and people clashing over gender issues

For parents, thefeeling of their children that they are in the wrong body is much harder to grasp and to deal with than for outsiders, who are even less able to understand parents when they want to deal with their children’s feelings, circumspectly.

The Telegraph Chopper’s politics for Tuesday 2023 January 10

Good evening, As a veteran of the Brexit Wars 2017-2020, I have learned to be highly sceptical of claims of a breakthrough in the talks about a settlement over the Northern Ireland Protocol. That was how I felt when the United Kingdom and European Union hailed a big advance in Brexit talks over the NorthernContinue reading “The Telegraph Chopper’s politics for Tuesday 2023 January 10”

Russia War Crimes document circulating in EU, opposed by ICC chief prosecutor

Originally posted on The Snapper:
Recently, a draft has been going around a United Nations (UN) headquarters in New York for a Nuremberg-like tribunal to hold Russia responsible for all the war crimes it has committed in its war on Ukraine. Ever since the invasion of Ukraine began on February 24th this year under the…

A letter from Mikaela Loach

A letter from Mikaela who moved from Columbia to the UK, catching up with old friends and trying to keep up with the ridiculous chaos that is politics in the UK .

What happened over the weekend in the weekend of 2022 12-14 November

If you would have missed the news over the weekend of 12-14 November, here is a summary of some news events that should be allowed to grab your attention.

Main news items for the first half of September

Looking at what made the headlines the first half of September 2022

The Week of 2022 September 05 – 11

September 05 Zelensky says Ukraine has retaken 2 towns in counteroffensive Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Sunday that Ukraine’s military had recaptured two villages in its counteroffensive against Russia that began last week in the south and east. “Ukrainian flags are returning where they belong by right,” Zelensky said during a meeting of security leaders.Continue reading “The Week of 2022 September 05 – 11”

Prime Minister Liz Truss’s Tribute to Her Majesty The Queen in the House of Commons.

Prime Minister Liz Truss’s tribute to Queen Elizabeth II in the House of Commons

The Telegraph looking at the world the first week of August

August 01 Queen hails ‘inspiration’ as Lionesses make history The Queen hailed England’s women footballers as “an inspiration for future generations” after they thrilled the country with an epic victory in the final of Euro 2022. The Lionesses’ 2-1 win over Germany, after a near-perfect run to the final, was watched at Wembley Stadium andContinue reading “The Telegraph looking at the world the first week of August”

Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24

July 18 Zelensky fires Ukraine top prosecutor and spy chief Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky confirmed Sunday that he had fired the country’s top prosecutor and the head of its domestic intelligence agency, in the biggest shakeup of his government since Russia invaded Ukraine in February. Zelensky’s government announced the dismissals of the prosecutor general, Iryna Venediktova,Continue reading “Our selection of Things you need to know The Week: July 18 – July 24”