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Ukraine and Ireland: Different but Similar

Ukraine and Ireland: Different but Similar

NATO’S Deputy Commander, General Sir Adrian Bradshaw, engaging in some pro-Western bluster, said recently that it had to be in a state of high readiness in order to convince Russia that an attack on one Nato ally will inevitably provoke conflict with the whole alliance. David Cameron

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Faith Healer – Message for Enda?

  The audience at the Lyceum last night had braved zero temperatures to watch Brian Friel’s ‘Faith Healer’ and they were well rewarded by a courageous production. The delivery of the monologues, which form the structure of the drama, is demanding for even the most accomplished of performers;

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Alex Salmond – A Burning Issue

Alex Salmond – A Burning Issue

The eccentric people of Lewes in Sussex burned an effigy of the First Minister, Alex Salmond, on Bonfire Night last week. Various media apologists assured us that this was just good fun and that many other ‘weel kent’ faces have suffered a similar fate on previous occasions.

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The Real Scroungers

The Real Scroungers

BBC News today has been headlining the case of a Welsh man who pretended to be in a coma while he was in receipt of disability benefit. However, he was filmed on CCTV pushing a shopping trolley unaided . Nobody condones this behaviour but I suspect that

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Johann escapes from Jurassic Party

For many people, the most startling revelation to emerge from Johann Lamont’s dramatic resignation   was her enforced silence by Labour at Westminster   from voicing any criticism of the ‘Bedroom Tax’ because Ed Milliband had yet to form an opinion of it. We are talking here about

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