Foreign

Foreign Aid, An Irrational Scapegoat

Jake Hurfurt | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jake Hurfurt

UKIP and our right wing press draw emotive comparisons between our foreign aid budget and cuts to services and budgets to be spent on home shores. They appeal to the witless nationalist tendencies amongst much of the British public, claiming that slashing spending on foreign aid could reduce cuts to services in the UK.

The Government Must Do the Right Thing - Unfreeze Pensions and Give Foreign-Based British Nationals the Income They So Rightly Deserve

John Markham | Posted 19.02.2014 | UK Politics
John Markham

After a lifetime of working in Britain, paying taxes and mandatory National Insurance contributions, many pensioners wish to spend their retirement overseas, often joining family, or returning to their country of origin. On the face of it this is a fair wish for those who have contributed to the economy for so long.

The Unhurt Locker

Ian Linden | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK
Ian Linden

Tea and biscuits are not always the setting for interfaith encounters. It was 9pm on Burns Night and not only Scots were off the street.

Parlez vous, er, English?

Walter Ellis | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Walter Ellis

Education and class have nothing to do with fluency. There are waiters across Europe who speak English infinitely better than most British university professors speak French, German or Italian.