Saturday, July 11, 2020

Daily News Digest

NEWS Face masks could be mandatory in English shops, hints Boris Johnson

Readers’ Forum

Our round-up of the best, most pertinent and amusing comments of the week that have caught our eye. In response...

Why has Boris Johnson turned on Israel?

LAST year Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to apply Israeli sovereignty to Jewish settlements in the West Bank, including extending sovereignty to the...

Notes from the sticks: Wool-gathering

REGULAR readers will know I am not a particular fan of sheep, but even I feel sorry for them when they are newly...

Emotion, not empathy, rules the world of woke

IN an article titled ‘Human History is an Ever Expanding Circle of Empathy’ published in the National Review, Marian Tupy writes: ‘The world...

Daily News Digest

NEWS Britain will opt out of EU coronavirus vaccine scheme over fears Brussels would...

How lack of electricity is forcing Africa’s poor to seek the urban dream

TO mark the Global Warming Policy Foundation’s Energy for Africa Week, we are publishing ‘Heart of Darkness: Why energy poverty is a security...

Deepening mystery of the Leicester lockdown charade

LAST week in TCW I asked whether the government's decision to keep Leicester locked down was justified. A week later exactly why this city was...

If post-colonial Sri Lanka is proud of its Empire heritage, why isn’t Britain?

AS someone born and bred in post-colonial Ceylon (Sri Lanka) and for whom English is a second language, I find it incredible...

Is the Government a pantomime joke? Oh, yes it is!

PANTOMIMES could be cancelled in theatres this Christmas unless assurances are given soon that live performances – currently banned because of coronavirus...