Day: March 20, 2016

Losing The Battle For Europe’s Soul

Losing The Battle For Europe’s Soul

The desperate masses moving through southern Europe will soon face the gruelling process of refugee assessment now that the EU has reached a morally questionable deal with Turkey. Panicking European governments have handed Turkey a political victory and sentenced thousands of migrants to an uncertan future. The EU will 'swap' ...

What Is Happening To Our Historic Parks?

What Is Happening To Our Historic Parks?

In 1925, Maria de Rothschild sold the 200 acre Gunnersbury estate to Ealing Borough Council and Acton Borough Council as a permanent memorial for her husband Leopold under the condition that it was only to be used for leisure and not for housing. When the park was opened, Neville Chamberlain ...

Secret Teacher – Holidays are nearly here

Secret Teacher – Holidays are nearly here

Huzzah! The Easter holidays are nearly here! Surely, the holidays are the reason why teachers join the profession. Well, the reality is that for many of us, they are simply a brief period where we can do the following: let our exhausted bodies catch up on some sleep after working ...

Lights Out For The Independent On Sunday In Print

Lights Out For The Independent On Sunday In Print

The Independent on Sunday ran its final print edition today featuring a poignant picture of Shanghai during Earth Hour. Landmarks across the World including The Palace of Westminster, Buckingham Palace, The Shard and The Ritz hotel in London tuned off their lights for an hour between 8.30pm and 9.30pm local time on Saturday. ...

2016 Budget: A Helping Hand To The Rich

2016 Budget: A Helping Hand To The Rich

By David Binder  George Osborne was described on Wednesday as the man who wants to have it all. He’s a man for all seasons, someone who on the one hand can introduce policies with widescale ‘man on the street’ appeal, yet on the other be on the side of big ...