Category Archives: United Kingdom

Alfie Evans has passed

Alfie Evans never asked for the attention he received during his short time on Earth. Alfie Evans never asked to be at the center of a worldwide debate about when, if ever, a child should be allowed to die. Alfie … Continue reading

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Meet the women who secretly protected the UK during the Cold War

The BBC has a story that history geeks ought to like. “We were drilled on procedure for a nuclear attack. “We all knew if we were within range, we would not survive the fallout. “You could be called back on … Continue reading

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The Brexit vote was the wrong decision? Doesn’t matter. THERE SHOULDN’T BE A SECOND REFERENDUM!

Far be it from me to tell the British voters how to vote. But a couple of years ago, they made the decision to abandon the European Union. Whether you, I or the proverbial man on the moon thinks that … Continue reading

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U.K. might order RT off the air in that country

An excerpt from today’s Morning Media Newsfeed, produced by AdWeek. British regulators have launched an investigation into whether Russian state-backed news channel RT breached broadcasting standards in its coverage of the poisoning of a former spy. (WSJ) Ofcom is investigating … Continue reading

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Russian foreign minister Lavrov is right: U.S., Russian relations are in awful shape; Министр иностранных дел России Лавров прав: США, российские отношения находятся в ужасной форме

Charges and counter-charges. Claims and counter-claims. Accusations and counter-accusations. The U.S. and Russia certainly are quick to point a finger of blame at each other these days. Each is convinced that the other is a dangerous actor on the world … Continue reading

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U.S., UK, FRA coordinate strike on Syria (and I approve)

By now, you’re aware that the United States joined with the United Kingdom and France in a coordinated missile attack on two facilities that American officials say stored chemical weapons in Syria. Count me among those who support President’s decision … Continue reading

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Russia, UK make sports political. Great. Just great.

By now you are well aware that the United Kingdom and Russia are angry at each other. The Brits have accused the Russians of poisoning a former Russian agent, who now lives in London, and his daughter. The Russians say … Continue reading

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