As a Greek Cypriot I am saddened at the humiliating injuries inflicted on a people by the financial policies of the European Union. The Greeks are a proud people, with much to be proud of, being rooted in a beautiful heritage and culture. Wherever the blame lies, this devastating debacle is not what was ever intended for our united Europe.
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Much is being made at present of ‘British values’, with the intention that all who live and work here will have a clear idea of what it means to be British and the standards of behaviour and the attitudes that we wish the world to associate with this.
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As we are heading into that time of year when we buy books to read on holiday I thought it might be useful to share some reflections on holiday reading, or indeed reading at any other time of the year.
Yesterday, the American government released the list of documents found during the raid on the Pakistani compound in which Osama bin Laden was found and shot. Much of it is predictable: Islamic theology, terrorist manuals, conspiracy theory books and so on. One document is, however, remarkable.
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