Current Affairs


Je Suis Ankara…Non Monsieur!

Posted on March 16, 2016

Ankara, the capital of Turkey was blasted by a car bomb for the third time in three months on Sunday, once again claiming dozens of lives and leaving the bustling city in a state of confused chaos. It made the news for a while, gaining about the same coverage as England being crowned Six Nations Champions at rugby and Arsenal going about their obligatory late season collapse at football. Then everyone forgot about and watched 'The Night ...

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Donald Trump and the Redneck Dream

Posted on March 15, 2016

Every time I think about writing something regarding Donald Trump, I decide to wait a little longer as I am probably only a week or so away from him doing or saying something even more outrageous than ever as he goes about the business of making Hitler look like a Liberal. Being from the United Kingdom, what I do find hard to understand is whether there is a genuine threat that he will become the next President of the United States. My ...

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Are we Heading For WWIII in Syria?

Posted on February 18, 2016

Rumours are afoot in the world of conspiracy theorists that we are now just weeks away from World War Three, with the epicentre for Armageddon being where else but Syria of course. Everyone wants a piece of the action in this country, Russia, America, the U.K, France, Saudi Arabia, Turkey...Shall I go on?  "NO, PLEASE DON'T", I hear you cry. If we were to work by the rule of thumb, this means one thing; there is big money and big money ...

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National Relief as January Passes By!

Posted on February 3, 2016

For many people, January was more depressing in 2016 than it has ever been. No alcohol (dry January) a painful wait for pay day, rock stars and DJ's seemingly dying every day, and a Daily Express weather forecast claiming it would be the coldest winter in sixty years, dragged people down to their lowest ebb. Of course, the Daily Express winter never materialised (it never does) and the weather was mild, if not a little wet, with a mid-mo...

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Google Tax Bill

Posted on January 25, 2016

When I was looking like a retard on a cross trainer at the gymnasium this morning, I couldn't help but notice on the screen in front of me someone talking about Google and a corporation tax settlement of £130 million that is to be paid to the HMRC. There was a horrible patronising woman MP on the programme (called something like Penelope Cameron-Puppet) claiming that a payment of £130 million on profits dating back to 2005 was something of ...

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