post 20 October 2016
Read more on Simon Israel's blog Rotherham trial: far right activists in the spotlight

The court was told the group looked for opportunities to carry out attacks on Asians and Muslims to give themselves a more militant image than other far right movements.

article 10 October 2016 World, Syria
This is the story of Aleppo
Inside Aleppo

This is the story of Aleppo - told with the help of one incredible filmmaker in the city who reveals the humanity of many of those trapped inside one of the world's most dangerous places.

post 03 October 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Philip Hammond: caution and wariness as Brexit edges closer

Philip Hammond is addressing business people tonight. A friend said he rather expected the cheers and gasps would happen in the very opposite places where they had in the conference hall for his speec

post 27 September 2016
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Presidential debate: the verdict on campus

I watched the Presidential debate with about 100 students at Stony Brook University, Long Island, where Iżm on a one-semester fellowship. At least here they were allowed to cheer and clap, unlike the

post 19 September 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Theresa May's UN message on refugees

Like her predecessor, Mrs May will emphasise that the solutions lay in the regions where the refugee crises are at their worst.

video 16 September 2016 World, United States

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Students to be 'excluded' if they don't stand for US anthem

A US high school principal says students will be excluded if they don't stand for the US national anthem. The students are supporting a quarterback who remained seated to protest police brutality.

article 08 September 2016 World, Syria
Inside Aleppo

Welcome to Aleppo, Syria. The relentless bombardment. The curse of barrel bombs. The growing list of casualties. Behind every statistic, there is almost unimaginable human suffering.

post 30 August 2016
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog 'Brexit means Brexit' - but what happens next?

Tomorrow, the Cabinet gathers at Chequers. Ministers were given summer homework to come up with how Brexit presents opportunities for their ministries.

article 30 August 2016 World, Ireland
Apple and Ireland pledge to fight EU tax ruling

Apple and Ireland say they will contest an EU tax ruling that has landed the American tech giant with a 13 billion euro bill.