100 Years on – The Battle of Verdun

February 21, 2016, marks the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the Battle of Verdun - the longest battle of the Great War, fought...

Surely it’s time to at least reform, if not abolish, the monarchy

As the nation again, according to the media at least, is gripped by royal fever, this article will stir some controversy, I'm sure -...

Theresa May must go, this is not business as usual

Theresa May went to great lengths to warn the nation of a 'coalition of chaos' with the potential of a leader linked with extremist...

Britain – What Has Happened To Your Compassion?

They say a picture tells a thousand words - and the image of a young, dead Syrian refugee boy, washed up on a Turkish beach...

General Election Reflections: a gamble gone wrong

Oh my, what a few days this has been.  Our expectations of British politics have, if not been turned upside down, then certainly they...

The rising torrent of hate that killed Jo Cox

It has been a few days now since the death of Jo Cox, the MP murdered whilst holding a surgery in her constituency. The...

Nothing good can come of military action in Syria

Britain, France and the United States have conducted overnight airstrikes on Syria, a country that has already been subject to atrocious acts, a country...

Brexit: The great deception of the masses.

I predicted it would happen in our 2016 predictions article: yet the shock still hit me the morning I woke up to the news -...

This was what Brexit was about all along, try not to act too surprised

Cabinet members have reportedly demanded the government ditches safeguards post Brexit which were designed by the EU to protect employees from working excessive hours - but...

Cause of Death – Invisibility

This January, my world was touched in some way by the deaths of three people: David Bowie, Alan Rickman and Danny Hackett. Bowie and Rickman, died of...