Archive for June 2017

Political backlash over the Grenfell fire

People have died in an entirely preventable fire that engulfed a24-storey Grenfell tower block in west London 100 are feared dead. The bottom line is that landlords clad it in flammable materialand council chiefs, together with MPs, failed to review safety. It’s significant that Grenfell Tower, in Notting Hill, is in the Kensington Parliamentary constituency that was taken…

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A win for Macron is a lesson for Theresa May

Having won the French presidency. Emmanuel Macron is about to deliver Theresa May a big lesson. Whereas May completely humiliated herself and the Tories, Macron will go from zero members in parliament to being its largest party so he can implement his legislative agenda. France goes back to the polls today. There are nearly 8,000 candidates standing…

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Attacks in London could change the election

British Prime Minister Theresa May says today’s terrible attacks in London are a “potential act of terrorism“. She said: “Following updates from police and security officials, I can confirm that the terrible incident in London is being treated as a potential act of terrorism. She will chair a meeting of the government’s emergency response committee on Sunday.…

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