IAN SINCLAIR takes issue with the self-aggrandising depiction of realities of the Dunkirk evacuation during WWII which greatly inflates the British role and omits most of the unsavoury detail
Friday 28th Jul 2017
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SOLOMON HUGHES explores Trump’s close ties with prison privateers and how Blair encouraged the business in Britain
Harry Warren finds the early 19th-century romantic’s work brimming with socialist ideas
MAINSTREAM media concentration on the US-backed, mainly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces’ (SDF) efforts to capture the Islamic State (Isis) capital Raqqa obscure events elsewhere in Syria.
Fighting in Raqqa mirrors the battle by Iraqi forces to retake Mosul from the Isis death...
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US-LED coalition warplanes massacred civilians in Deir Ezzor villages, Syrian state news agency Sana said yesterday.
Air strikes on al-Tibeh killed 18 civilians and injured 20, locals told the agency.
Sources told Sana that more civilians had been killed by coalition shelling...
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AL-QAIDA-AFFILIATED extremists will surrender the Arsal region on the Lebanon-Syria border, Lebanese General Abbas Ibrahim said yesterday.
A ceasefire with Hetesh went into effect yesterday morning after a six-day offensive by the Lebanese army and Hezbollah guerillas.
AUSTRALIANS will still have easy access to Britain after Brexit, Boris Johnson said in Sydney yesterday.
The British Foreign Secretary was in Australia for an annual summit with British and Australian ministers that included discussions on a postBrexit bilateral trade deal.
HUNDREDS of tower blocks across England have fire safety flaws, an investigation published today reveals.
Fire-risk assessments at 436 social housing blocks found that nearly a third, 268, had damaged fire doors, the Inside Housing study found.
The trade magazine also found 71...
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BRITAIN’S largest teaching union NUT joined the growing chorus of voices yesterday against the Open University’s (OU) “discriminatory” ban on Cuban students.
NUT general secretary Kevin Courtney has written to OU secretary Keith Zimmerman, calling for the policy...
ARRIVA Traincare maintenance workers are to hold a fresh strike and overtime ban over pay, rail union RMT revealed yesterday.
The workers will walk out for 24 hours on August 18 and will ban overtime from August 9 to 17. The firm is based in Crewe and has sites in Bristol, Gateshead,...