For a better experience please change your browser to CHROME, FIREFOX, OPERA or Internet Explorer.
It’s a Covid-19 Mother’s Day but at least Billy Bragg hits the right note

It’s a Covid-19 Mother’s Day but at least Billy Bragg hits the right note

Mother’s Day is said to have been invented by Hallmark Cards in 1920 but this manufactured event has taken on a more significant meaning, in the UK at least, with the Covid-19 virus wreaking its havoc. PM Boris Johnson, who may be gaining a rather surer touch (not there yet Boris) has been telling us […] Read More

UK premier Boris Johnson fluffs his lines over COVID-19

UK premier Boris Johnson fluffs his lines over COVID-19

I caught up belatedly with Boris Johnson revealing the outcome of his (somewhat delayed) Cobra emergency cabinet committee meeting, when he seemed to be making some fairly sensible “steady as you go” comments about the COVID-19 outbreak (better give it its official name.) But, in hindsight, he made three big mistakes, which may prove terminal. […] Read More

Whoops – Yorkshire Tea becomes Tory Tea

Whoops – Yorkshire Tea becomes Tory Tea

All publicity is good publicity? Not in the social media age it isn’t. Boris Johnson’s new chancellor Rishi Sunak, an unfeasibly rich Yorkshire dweller (he married into the Infosys family and is a former hedge fund partner) probably thought he’d buff his rather unlikely man of the people creds by posing with a vast parcel […] Read More

PM Johnson and sorcerer Cummings have done Brexit – are they wise to take on the press and BBC?

PM Johnson and sorcerer Cummings have done Brexit – are they wise to take on the press and BBC?

So are prime minister Boris Johnson and his chief adviser Dominic Cummings (Dom as his friends call him, assuming he has any) a danger to democracy? Well they might be if you think media access to our elected leaders is an importqnt part of it. Lobby hacks (accredited political journalists) walked out of an EU […] Read More

Categories

Top Android
Android