July 14, 2014

UK's National Religion Doesn't Have a Prayer

Jeremy Warner, Daily Telegraph

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Britain can’t afford the ever-expanding NHS – it must charge for some services or cap the insatiable demands made on it by an ageing population

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July 3, 2014
What Britain Will Lose if Scotland Goes
James Forsyth, The Spectator
The rump that would be left behind after a Scottish yes vote would become a global laughing stock. Whenever the Prime Minister of what remained of the United Kingdom raised his voice in the international arena, he would be met by... more ››
July 3, 2014
The Juncker Affair and the British Question
Michael Leigh, GMF
The European Council's nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker, the former prime minister of Luxembourg, as future European Commission President appears to be a crushing defeat for British Prime Minister David Cameron. Indeed, his... more ››
July 4, 2014
Vote Yes, Scots -- and Set the English Free
Simon Heffer, The Spectator
This is a pity, not just for practical reasons, but for emotional ones too. Much of the argument over the Union is rooted in nostalgia and sentimentality: so many of the partisans either want to be Braveheart or Sir Walter Scott.... more ››
July 2, 2014
What's Going on in British Prisons?
Joe Clarke, Vice
Scarlett was one of 74 self-inflicted deaths recorded in English and Welsh prisons last year, the highest rate since 2007. This trend has continued with 32 more deaths between the 1st of January and the 12th of May this year.... more ››
If Mr Cameron loses power in next year's general election, little of the damage that has been inflicted on Britain's relationship with the EU in the last few days may in fact matter very much. A new government will be able to try... more ››