A way out of the Brexit morass?
09 May 2019 – 14:15 | No Comment

Brexit-bound Britain will participate in this month’s European Parliament (EP) election, unless UK prime minister, Theresa May, and opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn, manage to push the thrice-rejected EU withdrawal agreement through the House of Commons …

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History is key in the fight against terrorism
01 Nov 2010 – 16:44
History is key in the fight against terrorism

Terrorism: How to Respond
By Richard English, Oxford University Press, 2010, £8.99
In the summer of 1999, two men from Northern Ireland played with Prime Minister Tony Blair’s children in the garden of 10 Downing Street. …

Ending immunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo
01 Nov 2010 – 09:55
Ending immunity in the Democratic Republic of Congo

By Veronique De Keyser MEP
A sexual genocide continues to be perpetrated in the Democratic Republic of Congo and with complete impunity.
The United Nations revealed that 1,244 women were raped during the first three …

Labour’s achievements on reducing crime are now under threat
13 Oct 2010 – 09:48
Labour’s achievements on reducing crime are now under threat

By Alan Johnson MP, Shadow Secretary of State for the Home Department

In less than one hundred days the new Home Secretary has managed to jeopardise important measures that strengthen the police’s ability to cut …

A punishing time ahead for Northern Ireland
27 Sep 2010 – 10:20
A punishing time ahead for Northern Ireland

By Shaun Woodward, Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
Only weeks before the General Election the people of Northern Ireland got a bitter foretaste of the punishing cuts that were ahead if David Cameron entered …

Foreign Policy challenges facing Britain
27 Sep 2010 – 10:16
Foreign Policy challenges facing Britain

By Sir Menzies Campbell, Liberal Democrat MP for North East Fife

It is said that foreign policy never wins general elections but can lose them. I say “can” because Tony Blair got an historical third …

Delivering economic stability to Scotland
27 Sep 2010 – 10:09
Delivering economic stability to Scotland

By Michael Moore MP, Secretary of State for Scotland
For political parties, governing is always a challenge.  Ministers must have a clear understanding of the changes that they want to bring about and the means by …

A home-brewed Scottish delight enjoyed across the world
27 Sep 2010 – 10:03
A home-brewed Scottish delight enjoyed across the world

By David Urquhart, Joint Managing Director of Gordon & MacPhail

Located in the city and Royal Burgh of Elgin, Scotland, is the family owned and managed firm of Gordon & MacPhail.   Established in 1895, Gordon …

The Coalition on trial
27 Sep 2010 – 10:01
The Coalition on trial

By Jon Craig, Chief Political Correspondent, Sky News
The first party conferences after a general election are a time for celebration, re-grouping and – for the losers – inquests and recriminations.
This year is a little different, …

Labour: ready to fight back
27 Sep 2010 – 09:22
Labour: ready to fight back

By the Rt Hon Harriet Harman QC MP, Deputy Leader of the Labour Party
Five months of the new government and our worst fears are more than justified.
People are starting to feel the impact of the …