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    We must not disguise the truth about honour violence
    Feb15

    We must not disguise the truth about honour violence

    Honour violence often entails cruel and horrifying brutality. Last week, in Afghanistan, a 23-year old woman had her ears cut off by her husband in the northern province of Balkh. She’d been married to him since the age of 13. He was suspicious of her meeting other men when she visited her parents. It’s not an isolated case. This time...

    The Co-Op didn’t just need capital – it needed capitalists
    Feb15

    The Co-Op didn’t just need capital – it needed capitalists

    Neither crystal meth nor rent boys are entirely unknown pleasures among churchmen or bankers. But we do have to thank the Co-Op Bank for bringing all four together in the one person. Paul Flowers, the so-called “Crystal Methodist”, was kicked out of first the bank and then the Church after lurid accusations emerged about expenses abuse, drug...

    The ruble dives after Trump tweets ‘Was Obama too soft on Russia?’
    Feb15

    The ruble dives after Trump tweets ‘Was Obama too soft on Russia?’

    The Russian ruble is tumbling. The Russian ruble extended its earlier losses after US President Donald Trump tweeted about President Barack Obama’s stance on Russia with respect to Crimea. The petro-currency is down by 1.2% at $57.8170 per dollar as of 7:55 a.m. ET. “Crimea was TAKEN by Russia during the Obama Administration. Was...

    Why Britain really is biased against the young
    Feb15

    Why Britain really is biased against the young

    The biggest lie about democracy is that it means rule by the people. Yes, that might be the literal meaning (the kratos of the demos). But what it actually means is rule by the people who can be bothered. That’s why, for example, the latest YouGov polls here in the UK are even more devastating for the Labour Party than they outwardly appear...

    Why the Government is right to tax the high street
    Feb15

    Why the Government is right to tax the high street

    There was shock, horror and outrage today as it was revealed that business rates for Amazon will fall as those for high street retailers rise. CVS, a company which specialises in estimating rents and rates, tells us that Amazon will pay £148,000 a year less in rates under the pending revaluation – even as high street independents see rises...

    Russia tells White House it will not return Crimea to Ukraine
    Feb15

    Russia tells White House it will not return Crimea to Ukraine

    White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Tuesday that Trump was expecting Moscow to hand Crimea back …read more Source: The Globe and...

    Business highlights – Food prices will soar as cereal supplies dwindle, UN body warns
    Feb15

    Business highlights – Food prices will soar as cereal supplies dwindle, UN body warns

    Food prices will soar as cereal supplies dwindle, FAO warns The prices of staple crops such as maize and sorghum are soaring as Kenya’s cereal supplies dwindle Prices of staple cereals have doubled in some markets, reaching record and near-record levels in swathes of Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Uganda and Tanzania A United...

    Russia Dismisses Reports of Contacts With Trump Campaign Before Election
    Feb15

    Russia Dismisses Reports of Contacts With Trump Campaign Before Election

    Russia on Wednesday dismissed a New York Times report that members of U.S. President Donald Trump’s campaign and other associates were in contact with senior Russian intelligence officials ahead of the November U.S. election. The Times cited four current and former U.S. officials saying law enforcement and intelligence agencies intercepted...

    Russia questions mount for Trump White House reeling from Flynn
    Feb15

    Russia questions mount for Trump White House reeling from Flynn

    By Laura Litvan,Margaret Talev and Steven Dennis, (c) 2017, Bloomberg Questions about ties between President Donald Trump’s team and Russian intelligence agents deepened Wednesday after new reports of extensive contacts between the two, which are sure to fuel Republican calls for a deeper look at Trump’s links to the country. The New...

    Trump advisers maintained regular contact with Russia during campaign: report
    Feb15

    Trump advisers maintained regular contact with Russia during campaign: report

    (Credit: AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file) It appears that President Donald Trump’s advisers have been in contact with Russian officials since his presidential campaign. Multiple sources connected to the intelligence and law enforcement communities are reporting that Trump’s top advisers maintained constant contact with Russian...