AFP photo By Hazel Speed I had planned to write an article about the second day of debate and vote in the Scottish Parliament regarding Nicola Sturgeon’s quest for another Scottish Referendum. No sooner had I switched to BBC TV – Parliament network, when a news flash scrolled across the screen advising of a […]
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PA photo By Hazel Speed Nicola Sturgeon has painted herself into a corner by thinking it is now or never, to push for another Scottish Referendum.
PA photo By Hazel Speed When Democracy can be too Democratic for its own good
PA photo By Hazel Speed The other day, whilst watching the television coverage in respect to the unveiling of the new Monument at Horseguards to honour the fallen in Iraq and Afghanistan, I noticed that at the end of the formal ceremony, whilst guests were mingling, there was a political ‘clutch’ of Mother Hens […]
Reuters photo By Hazel Speed Mrs May, yet again, did not disappoint with her outline of the importance and meaning of the United Kingdom.
Neil Hall/Reuters By Hazel Speed It is a bit rich that the members of the British public who voted to leave Europe, and who were referred to as not understanding what they had voted for (despite months of media bombardment on the subject prior thereto), suffered such a verbal indignity when, in comparison, Parliament […]
AFP photo By Hazel Speed MP Tulip Siddiq has resigned from Labour’s Front Bench over Article 50 which Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Opposition, has instructed his Party to support in Parliament with their vote.
Stefan Wermuth/Reuters By Michael Holden and Estelle Shirbon Prime Minister Theresa May must give parliament a vote before she can formally start Britain’s exit from the European Union, the UK Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday, giving lawmakers who oppose her Brexit plans a shot at amending them.
Stefan Rousseau/PA By Hazel Speed It never ceases to amaze me how Mr Cameron is grazing in pastures new while Mrs May and the Citizens of this Country are following him with a bucket and spade!
By Hazel Speed The actual quote was ‘Depart I say; and let us have done with you. In the name of God, go!’
PA photo By Hazel Speed How embarrassing, not only in front of European Countries, but now in respect of the whole world.
AFP photo By Hazel Speed Oh to be a fly on the wall in respect of the meeting Mrs May is to have with the constituent countries of the UK.
AFP photo By Hazel Speed
Adrian Dennis/AFP By Hazel Speed Mrs May’s keynote speech at the Conservative Conference was cleverly written, whether constructed by herself, a speech writer, or combination of both.
Andy Rain/EPA By Hazel Speed With the inevitable announcement that Jeremy Corbyn has achieved an even further enhanced mandate to enable security (for now at least) as to his Leadership of the Labour Party, this could well precipitate a General Strike in the future. A catalyst of sorts because of the background factors.
Leon Neal/AFP By Hazel Speed It is with great pride I write my own account of watching The Last Night of The Proms on BBC television this evening (Saturday 10th September 2016) – the 122nd such event since initiated by Sir Henry Wood, its Founder.
Yves Herman/Reuters By Hazel Speed There are many facets to the character of Nicola Sturgeon, as there are in respect of us all.
Jack Taylor By Tom Arms BREXIT has plunged the land of the Bard into a Shakespearean tragedy. Or to be more accurate, it has plunged it into overlapping tragedies which have left the British ship of state without a helmsman and drifting rudderless into dangerous financial and political waters.
Toby Melville/Reuters By Estelle Shirbon and Ben Blanchard Britain plunged deeper into political crisis on Sunday after its vote to leave the European Union last Thursday, leaving world officials and financial markets confused about how to handle the political and economic fallout.
By Tom Arms It looks like Marx was right. The world revolution will start in Britain. It started on Thursday.
Stefan Wermuth/Reuters By Guy Faulconbridge and Kate Holton Britain has voted to leave the European Union, results from Thursday’s landmark referendum showed, a stunning repudiation of the nation’s elites that deals the biggest blow to the European project of greater unity since World War Two.