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Petit St Vincent Island

Petit St Vincent: hotel review

It's unlikely you have heard of Petit St Vincent, but you ought to have. This exclusive James-Bond-style private island - think Daz-white beaches, paisley turquoise and blue seas and a scattering of hand-crafted bungalows - is part of the southern Caribbean’s Grenadine island chain. Accessible only by a tiny propeller ...

Now we know: Brexit means Thatcherism on steroids

The European Research Group, Jacob Rees-Mogg’s hard Brexit think tank, is trying to hide its real views about the UK’s future. The ERG’s 140-page report on post-Brexit Britain has not been published. It was shelved at the last minute because it contains a clear blueprint for the country Rees-Mogg and ...

Brexit Titanic spoof goes viral

A Brexit-led spoof of the Titanic is going viral on social media. The animation, created by Josh Pappenheim, depicts the famed sinking scene and includes politicians from across the spectrum.  It leads with Boris Johnson's speech that "Brexit means Brexit, and we are going to make a Titanic success of ...

Flashbacks to ‘93: The Thing Called Love

Peter Bogdanovich got off to a filmmaker’s dream start. Between 1968 and 1973 he made his first four films. Targets was a highly promising debut; a tense thriller, a triumph of ingenuity to use a few days of filming that Boris Karloff owed to Roger Corman. Then he made The ...

Brexiters jump ship after their fantasy unravels before their eyes

"In politics, there are Realists and there are Romantics", William Hague wrote in the Telegraph today. His words echo those printed in a Guardian editorial last week before the Chequers outcome unravelled, pointing to the collection of rudderless populists that have been left in charge of running the country for the past ...

Tory backbencher reveals “new leader is on its way”

A Tory backbencher has revealed that Theresa May could be on her way out after David Davis resigned as the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union. The Brexit secretary became the fifth cabinet minister to step down in under a year after Amber Rudd, Michael Fallon, Priti Patel and Damian Green vacated ...

Cat Cafes: The Hottest New Thing in New York

Call the FeLine!  Cat lovers are finally getting their wish. New York City now boasts multiple places where you can dine with your favorite feline. From adoptable fur balls such as Chewy, Lola, Marley, and Willow, these feline cafes pack some serious fur. “New York City is a place chock-full ...

Is the Brexit Dividend another lie?

With confidence in a divided Conservative government’s ability to negotiate a Brexit that makes sense for Britain, Europe and Northern Ireland at an all-time low – both at home and abroad, Theresa May urgently needed some good news. And according to the front pages of the newspapers that have been ...

How would Trump handle Brexit? Just ask North Korea

In Boris Johnson's recent leaked remarks, for which he has still not been sacked, the Foreign Secretary said “Imagine Trump doing Brexit. I have become more and more convinced that there is method in his madness.” Most people laughed off this comment as yet another example of Johnson's toadying up ...

Police numbers and violent crime: An open letter to Amber Rudd

  Chris Hobbs is a former officer of the Metropolitan Police who served for 32 years   Well Home Secretary, you certainly stirred up a hornet’s nest with your carefully timed statement over the weekend that spiralling violent crime involving shootings and stabbings is not as a result of reductions in police numbers. ...

Knives out over Nornickel

Environmental groups are upping the pressure on Whitehall to accelerate the transition to electric vehicles (EVs), with the Green Alliance urging the government last week to ban petrol and diesel cars by 2030. That highly ambitious timeframe for phasing out combustion engines would do wonders for reducing air pollution. Unfortunately, ...

Silvio Berlusconi’s comeback is bad news for Europe

By Robert Seiler As if Europe did not have enough corrupt, charismatic politicians who expertly undermine democratic norms to their own benefit behind a charming facade, Italy’s Silvio Berlusconi is currently enjoying a political renaissance that is bad news for Italians but also for the whole of the European Union – Britain included. Italians may have known better, but the rest of the EU thought it was rid of ...

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