Why Great Britain is losing clout on the international arena
|19 September, 2016||World|
How Europe is preparing for the possible presidency of Donald Trump
|12 August, 2013||World|
Cheap flights now bring in thousands of young people on package holidays offering cheap alcohol and a license to behave badly
|26 June, 2013||Society|
While more and more countries abolish death penalty, most people in authoritarian countries still strongly support execution
|7 April, 2013|
|14 March, 2013|
Apologising for past events in history has become an explosive issue around the world. Should statesmen take personal responsibility for events that happened long before they were born?
|19 November, 2012||Security|
What should the West do about Syria? As the violence grows and more and more people are bombed, tortured and killed in bestial fashion, the pressure grows on the West to intervene to stop the killing.
|12 October, 2012||World|
There is growing resentment in UK of the way that some militants from minority groups are exploiting the reluctance of the police, social services and the law to target known extremists for fear of being labelled racists.
|11 October, 2012||World|
Is Britain still obsessed by social class? In recent years, this seemed to be fading. Under the governments of Margaret Thatcher and Tony Blair, British society appeared to be more egalitarian, more meritocratic and less dominated by the way people speak, what school they attended and what position their parents had in society.
|17 September, 2012||Security|
Clashes between Christians and Muslims are growing all along the boundary between the two religions, from Nigeria to Indonesia.
|8 September, 2012||World|
After one of the longest, costliest and most colourful court cases in British legal history, Boris Berezovsky has suffered a spectacular loss in his lawsuit against Roman Abramovich, and will have to pay one of the highest bills for court expenses ever incurred by a private individual - amounting, according to most estimates, to well over £100 million.
|3 September, 2012||World|
Case of Julian Assange founder of the Wikileaks became a diplomatic rebus for the United Kingdom and Ecuador
|30 August, 2012||Society|
How will Britain use optimism, hope and sports facilities left after one of the best games in years?
|13 August, 2012||World|
Out of all Western countries, Russia's worst relations are with the United Kingdom
|18 July, 2012||Economics|
The scandal involving Barlays, one of Britain's biggest banks, reveals large-scale fraud on the Western lending market
|9 June, 2012||World|
High hopes of the Arab Spring have crashed
|25 May, 2012|
Democracy was born in Athens, but the coming election in Greece may well bring Western democracy to its knees.
|10 May, 2012||World|
Will the UK be the least hospitable host of the Olympics in the recent time?
|3 May, 2012||World|
Austerity measures aggravate the troubles of European economies
|28 April, 2012||World|
30 ultra-right parties are now active in Europe. They gain votes in elections, get through to parliaments, affect decision making and even sign agreements with traditional conservative political forces
|29 March, 2012||World|
British conservatism is a philosophy of moderation which means that while Conservatives broadly support the established laws, they recognise the continual need for evolution rather than revolution.
|22 March, 2012||Society|
The Church of England and Catholic Church condemn plans to allow gay marriages
|21 March, 2012||World|
Ineffective completion of NATO's anti-terrorist campaign in Afghanistan may question further existence of the Alliance
|7 March, 2012||World|
Every movement and all the initiatives made by the West or NATO in Vladimir Putin's eyes are seen as an efforts to harm Russian interests
|21 February, 2012||Security|
The mounting anger and frustration in Cairo and other main cities paint a frightening picture
|26 January, 2012||World|
2012 bodes troubles for most of the world
|25 November, 2011|
After OWS protests blockaded St Paul's Cathedral, Anglican church faces dilemma whether to support the state or maintain the protesters
|11 November, 2011|
Where are Turkey and Erdogan moving?
|3 October, 2011||Politics|
Britain is one of the largest Western investors in Russia, yet has worse political relations with Moscow than any other major Western power.
|6 September, 2011|
Britain's Muslims are poorer, less well educated, have a higher unemployment rate and feel more alienated from the mainstream than almost any other ethnic or minority group.
|21 April, 2011|
Japanese nuclear engineers have finally succeeded in plugging the damaged reactor at Fukushima, stopping the deadly leak of radioactive water into the seas off the tsunami-devastated coastline. But they have not been able to plug the huge drain of confidence from nuclear energy around the world, which has forced governments to cut by half their projections for future nuclear generating capacity by 2035
|31 March, 2011||Society|
The British media expert Michael Binyon speaks about the potential of social media and the need to preserve live communication with real people