Middle class white student with dreadlocks held in detention centre|Humor

Parents of Tarquin Farquar-Smythe of Farnham have petitioned the Home Office after their son was arrested and detained at a detention centre for illegal immigrants. The 18 year old, dreadlocked, social studies undergraduate was arrested by police on suspicion of being an illegal Jafaican immigrant, after one officer heard him saying “arks” instead of “ask” to […]

The Antarctic is melting even in the middle of subzero winter

The Antarctic is melting even in the middle of subzero winter

Summer melting on the Ross ice shelfColin Harris / era-images / Alamy Stock Photo By Andy Coghlan The average winter temperature on the Antarctic peninsula is a chilly -15°C. Yet automated instruments on the Larsen C ice shelf have recorded extensive surface melting even during the long, dark winter. When wind blows over high mountains, […]

High profile middle class footballer to out himself|Humor

A high profile Premier League footballer has revealed his desire to come clean about his middle class roots. He told Gary Lineker: ‘I thought I had muddied the waters enough by having  football cliché and anti-elocution lessons to learn me how to speak well-proper like my team-mates and that. And when I’m talking in the […]

High profile middle class footballer to out himself|Humor

A high profile Premier League footballer has revealed his desire to come clean about his middle class roots. He told Gary Lineker: ‘I thought I had muddied the waters enough by having  football cliché and anti-elocution lessons to learn me how to speak well-proper like my team-mates and that. And when I’m talking in the […]

How Trump’s Declaration Inflames a Middle East Already Ablaze

How Trump’s Declaration Inflames a Middle East Already Ablaze

Jerusalem Syndrome Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel is a turning point in the history of the Israel-Palestine conflict. However, the issue is much bigger than Palestine as Donald Trump may have just lit the match that will set off the powder keg of the Arab World. by Eric Draitser Let’s […]

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan: Dead on Arrival?

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan: Dead on Arrival?

From almost the first day of his presidency, US President Donald Trump bragged that he would solve the Israel-Palestine conflict. Among his claims was that he could do what no US president had done. He called it “the ultimate deal”. By now, most of the world knows Trump is an empty braggart and that his boasts have almost no […]