Reuters photo By Tom Arms There was a massive elephant in the British House of Commons on Wednesday. It was rampaging back and forth across the chamber, overturning tables, loudly trumpeting and waving his trunk from side to side. Its name was Brexit.
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AFP photo By Hazel Speed Prime Minister’s Question Time in UK Parliament on Wednesday was another rowdy affair.
Keith Brofsky/AFP By Hazel Speed The words of Sir Thomas More that our Souls are beyond monetary value is oddly, and sadly, not quantifiable with modern medical equipment to measure a soul akin taking to monitoring a person’s blood pressure, or any more than a liar’s tongue is incapable of being held to stop […]
Anthony Devlin/PA By Hazel Speed Although there are many facets of socio-medical care, at least Mrs May has made a start by her latest remarks in that she will enforce GP’s surgeries to remain open 7 days a week from 8am to 8pm as long as there are patients wishing appointments.
AFP photo By Hazel Speed There is a great old saying ‘fine words butter no parsnips‘. It means that talk is all well and good, but without action and evidence thereof, then everything is reduced to words, no matter how altruistically meant.
Emma Satchell By Hazel Speed In recent times I have been edified of stories and situations which prove any ambitions the Government may have regarding NHS issues are not going to happen soon and probably not for a decade or more, if then, who can know or guess.
PA photo By Hazel Speed There is a certain irony in this because for years, many English people have been annoyed that NHS Forms (and other Government ones), for the sake of political correctness, have not allowed Indigenous English people to say they are English but British, whereas all other UK and world nations […]
Antony Gormley By Hazel Speed It was inevitable that with modern technology progressing and being all-pervasive, we have now reached the need to protect ourselves in every interaction.
By Hazel Speed Those of a certain age within the UK will have survived one political strategy/power or another. Playing the system was always better than head-on collisions. No better example can be found than the years when Mrs Thatcher ruled the roost.
David Rowe By Hazel Speed Many will be relieved to learn that the proposed Junior Doctors’ strike in the UK has been averted – even if the next one scheduled does still goes ahead. At least for now, there is time for the BMA, Junior Doctors and their representatives to try and come to […]
McGovern By Hazel Speed Consider this scenario… Our bodies, as yet, are not aware they must only become unwell Monday to Friday 9-5 or even more restricted hours and give us written on line notice 5 weeks ahead of the symptom(s) if there is a hope of getting an appointment before one of us […]
AFP photo By Hazel Speed Having grown up in an era where different brands and packets of cigarettes were as many and varied as two football teams and their reserve players, and promoted on TV and all forms of advertising available then, it is interesting to see the changes in stance over the years […]
PA photo By Hazel Speed BBC Radio 4 ‘The Today Programme’ broadcast an interview with Owen Smith which is a Classic of its Genre, but not for the right reasons as far as Mr. Smith is concerned.
By Tom Arms It looks like Marx was right. The world revolution will start in Britain. It started on Thursday.