The UK government’s decision to count donations of leftover COVID-19 vaccines as foreign aid could effectively slash £300m from this year’s aid spending.
J.N. PAQUET || 4 min read
When they saw a video on social media showing how a hospital sent a single teabag to their staff to thank them for their work, people naturally took it at face value and started commenting and sharing it without knowing the context.
Good Law Project || 2 min read
A Conservative council has been accused of misusing half a billion pounds of taxpayers’ money, with £138 million of that cash now seemingly unaccounted for.
Salman Rushdie features in almost every story about India, a country that he is fascinated with, that is in his bones. But is he the master or victim of our times?
How the FBI knew what to search for at Mar-a-Lago – and why the Presidential Records Act is an essential tool for future historians.6 min read
A presidential scholar sets the history and context for the battle over President Trump’s official records – and says it isn’t the first records battle between the government and a former president.
Photos showing what appear to be torn-up documents in two different toilets may provide more evidence of the former president’s habit of destroying his presidential documents.
A difficult question for pollsters to investigate: Is race an issue for Rishi Sunak? No one says ‘yes, ethnicity is an issue for me’ when pollsters ask but Conservative party members do show an above-average opposition to diversity drives.
Four ways Brexit and the loss of free movement have made life harder for mixed British-European families.4 min read
Brexit – and the end of free movement between the UK and the EU – has had notable consequences for family life, particularly for mixed British-European families whether they are living in the UK or Europe.
What we are facing is not a cost of living crisis, it is a cost of corporate greed crisis. Ordinary households are suffering while a small minority become rich on the backs of their misery.
B. Jay Cooper occasionally hands out awards for Yos! and Oys!, celebrating those individuals who do good deeds (Yo!) and bad ones (Oy!). The Committee on Yos! and Oys! meets when it feels like it.
If Donald Trump is elected President in 2024, none of the world’s democracies will be safe or protected from China’s or Russia’s forced attempts to convert democracies to autocracies.
What is the difference between the Terminator and Boris Johnson? One is an inhuman evil destructive force without empathy or compassion. The other is also Prime Minister.