A students group that tackles Islamic extremism in British university campuses has come up with an important new report. Students Rights says that a new generation of intolerant radicals have been targeting British university campuses with homophobic and anti-women messages. [Read more]
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The global media has missed an interesting detail in the Sunday Times Rich List published this week. It is the remarkable rise in the fortunes of several Indian and Indian-origin entrepreneurs whose names ought to be much better known in the UK. [Read more]
The death of Margaret Thatcher has set off celebrations among her opponents, these in turn attracting a torrent of criticism from her supporters. [Read more]
The biggest danger to peace in the world is post-Cold War smugness – that much is evident from the largely cynical response to the mounting threats emanating from the North Korean dictatorship. [Read more]
British politicians from all three major parties have been talking immigration.
Opposition Labour leader Ed Miliband kicked off the round with an apology for Labour’s mistakes in government. His Shadow home secretary Yvette Cooper outlined demand-side proposals pledging tougher enforcement of labour regulations (minimum wage) aimed at protecting the most vulnerable workers and promised apprenticeships for British youth. [Read more]