Monthly Archives: May 2019

The Poisoned Chalice

It was announced earlier this week that the candidates for the Conservative Party leadership (and therefore the next Prime Minister of the UK) will take part in a series of TV debates. On the face of it this does seem a bit strange given that the electorate in this poll is not the general public […]

“Was I Used?”

“Was I Used?” is the question asked of himself by ABC news reporter John Miller after he broadcasts an interview with Osama Bin Laden in 1998. The incident features in the first episode of The Looming Tower, a fact based drama currently showing on BBC Two which looks at how the US dealt with the […]

A Song for Europe

In the next week the people of the UK will have two opportunities to vote on the European stage. The first will come on Saturday evening with the Eurovision Song Contest, followed on Thursday by elections to the European Parliament. No prizes for guessing which of these there will be the greatest interest in! The […]