The real villan

Mary L trump,  a  highly literate, trained and licensed gay clinical psychologist and Donald Trump’s only niece, shines a  ray of light on the dark history of their family and explains how her uncle became the man who now threatens the world’s health, economic security and social fabric. Older brother Freddie, who died an alcoholic…

Boris Johnson (55) and Carrie Symonds (32) announce birth of son

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his fiancée Carrie Symonds have announced the birth of their son, as they are the first unmarried couple to move into Downing Street together. A spokeswoman for the PM and his fiancée said “ both mother and baby are doing very well. The prime minister and Ms Symonds would like…

Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

“Prime Minister Boris Johnson(55)  has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms worsened”, Downing Street has said. Mr. Johnson has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise “ where necessary” the spokesman added. A No 10 statement read: “ The prime minister has been under the care of doctors at St…

Boris rushed to hospital

Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to a London Hospital on Sunday evening with “persistent symptoms” including a temperature – for a series of routine tests. PM Boris Johnson is still very much in charge of the coronavirus despite spending the night in the hospital. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab will chair Monday morning’s coronavirus meeting…

Sir Keir Starmer elected as the new Labour leader

Keir Starmer (57) wins a decisive victory over two rivals  Lisa Nandy and Rebecca Long-Bailey and vowed to lead party “into new era with confidence and hope”. The lawyer, who became an MP in 2015, won on the first round of voting with more than 50 per cent of ballots cast After his victory Sir…

Boris Johnson test positive for COVID-19

Prime minister Boris Johnson is self-isolating in Downing Street, after displaying mild symptoms of coronavirus. Boris Johnson has been in close contact with the government’s chief scientist  Sir Patrick Vallance and Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty and all of the people in charge of trying to discharge governments’ various responses to slow the spread of…

Alex Salmond acquitted

Alex Salmond was acquitted of all 13 sexual offences charges brought against him in a two-week trial, walked out of the High Court in Edinburgh a free man yesterday. The former first minister and former leader of the Scottish National Party, who had testified some of the charges were “political fabrications”, said the trial had…

How Cold War was won by soft power

The Human Factor a penetrating detailed analysis of the role of political leadership in the cold war’s ending by Emeritus professor of politics Archie Brown. From March 1985 to December 1991, Mikhail Gorbachev helped to transform Russia into a society freer than at any time in its 1000-year-old history, by putting relations between Moscow  and…