No Smoke. No Fire. Still burnt.

Most people in the UK have a general belief that we live in a society that is protected by a robust legal system there...

Tory Britain – Don’t fall… no really, don’t fall

A few days ago, many people on Twitter expressed their outrage over the planned £26 charge elderly residents can expect to pay if they fall over...

Chilcot Inquiry: Blair’s half-hearted apology doesn’t heal Iraq’s pain

The Iraq Inquiry, also known as the Chilcot Inquiry after its chairman Sir John Chilcot, has finally been published - more than seven years...

Casting announced for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child

On Monday 21 December 2015, the producers of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child announced that Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni and Paul Thornley will...

Syria: We must now watch history repeat itself

So here we are again, at war, engaged in military action. Britain as a nation, indeed humanity itself, is inherently better at war than it...

MPs bowing to Big Ben shows how shamefully out of touch they are

Big Ben's chimes rang out over the capital for the last time in four years today, as essential maintenance begins on the iconic structure at...

Obituary: Alan Rickman

Alan Rickman, beloved British actor of stage and screen has died aged 69 after a short battle with cancer. To younger generations, he formed part...

Theresa May’s Brexit Chequemate – is she criminally inept or just plain stupid?

Theresa May staked her reputation on her Chequers Brexit deal - but it was never going to work, it crossed the red lines the...

Have we lost the ability to care?

I voted for Brexit. I wasn't alone. In fact, I was in a majority, but now I feel that something wasn't, and isn't right....

While our NHS gently weeps – A tale of privatisation

In a nation battered by years of brutal war with Nazi Germany, Clement Attlee's "social contract" saw the introduction of a National Health Service,...