News analysis

David Cameron has been floating the idea of a No Fly Zone(NFZ) in Libya to protect the rebels from their own government. So what is this trying to prevent?: Government […]

Contagion

After WW2 large numbers of countries fell to a (now discredited) political philosophy called communism. Firstly in Eastern Europe, then elsewhere in the world. In an April 7, 1954 news […]

Dinosaurs seen flying near London

You wouldn’t think it from the way British governments have acted but aviation is massively important for the economic health of this country and Heathrow is the golden goose. It […]

The Libyan civil war

AsSahiliya Area In Tripoli Overwhelmed With Mercenaries In the Arab League countries we are now seeing domino effect as popular uprisings, enabled by modern communications technology, overthrow nasty dictatorships. In […]

So the obnoxious dictatorships in Bahrain and Libya are showing their true colours. Using assault weapons on unarmed crowds is just barbaric. The western world should ensure that the perpetrators […]

We Brits don't like foreigners

23% of us think that immigration is the country’s biggest problem, 59% of us think that there are too many immigrants, about 70% think the government is doing a bad […]

We love big pharm

The big pharmaceutical companies are amazing. They run right at the limits of technology and take huge financial risks which benefit us all immensely, yet they are poorly understood. One […]

Some current events

Domodedovo airport bombing. The Russians have a cheek calling this terrorism. The act itself, killing innocent people to make a political statement, is despicable. But one man’s terrorist is another […]