In 2015, three schoolgirls were photographed at the airport, en route to Syria. Will any of them ever come home?
The proposal to impose ten-year jail sentences on any woman who has an abortion in a non-NHS clinic in Northern Ireland would plunge women’s rights into the dark ages.
How many of the vast sea of poppies at the Tower represented the contribution of the South African forces who died in the campaign to take the German colony of what is today Namibia?
David Cameron wants to delay benefits to EU migrants for four years, Labour for two years. What are they currently entitled to, when, and how much do they claim?
The characters change but, essentially, the plot remains the same. The old order is being thrown out. Populists of a leftist, rightist and nationalist bent are thriving.
I’m afraid to say we made the wrong choice as Ukip are beginning to prove time and time again their insignificance in Europe.
The detention centre in Buckinghamshire, where 400 women await deportation, has been dogged by allegations of mistreatment - so why has the company which has run it for the last seven years been awarded a new contract?
Mainstream parties are under siege from populist parties on the far left and right, while a new tide of nationalism is also sweeping Europe.
Although IS is certainly an Islamic movement, it is neither typical nor mired in the distant past, because its roots are in Wahhabism, a form of Islam practised in Saudi Arabia that developed only in the 18th century.
The small nation state has not had a government for six months and corruption and cynicism still rule.
As long as racial fear can be used to justify disproportionate force, killings like that of Mike Brown in Ferguson will continue.
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