Category Archives: london

US Elections: Winners & Losers

In a mainly 2 horse race it is hardly surprising that Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton. Especially given the other unusual events that’s happened in 2016 such as BREXIT and the Chicago Cubs. To me here are some of the … Continue reading

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Are Labour Party Women Just for Window Dressing?

Labour MP Caroline Flint’s exact quote back in 2009,  before resigning from Gordon Brown’s government was.. “Several of the women attending cabinet – myself included – have been treated by you as little more than female window dressing,” she wrote. … Continue reading

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Brexit shows EU the Door: Winners & Losers

You knew it could……but never imagined that it would really happen. Still stunned that we voted to leave the EU. Gutted. Have we let future British generations down? In its immediate aftermath here are some of the winners and losers … Continue reading

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London Bombings 7 July 2005 – A decade on

7 July 2005 is one day when those in London at the time will never forget. That morning I was still on a high from news the day before that Stratford, East London had won the bid to host the … Continue reading

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More Immediate Elections for the British Labour Party

A week following the Labour Party’s loss at the UK general elections, a new leader is needed. Battle has commenced with 4 MPs so far declaring their interest  – Yvette Cooper, Andy Burnham, Liz Kendall and Mary Creagh. Few more MPs … Continue reading

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World (Cup) in Qatar’s Grip?

Qatar’s victory in securing the 2022  football World Cup during the European winter season has cemented their ascendency as a super commercial power. Qatar along with their UAE neighbours in Abu Dhabi and Dubai can be regarded as an economic … Continue reading

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Miliband – Man on the Run

Ed Miliband could be Prime Minister of the UK next year. Or that’s the narrative from his advisors. Given the unpopularity of the coalition government Miliband’s performance as Labour Party leader has been uninspiring. Media mumblings hint that Alan Johnson is … Continue reading

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