Opinion

Terrorism reminds us all why Europe must stick together

It is hard to keep a sense of perspective in the final days of a campaign, amid the cacophony of closing arguments. The background scene is blurred in the sprint to the finish line. Tension and uncertainty have been amplified by a savage terrorist attack. It is impossible to know exactly how the monstrosity [...]

Barbara Daroca: The Latte Factor

Have you read anything published by David Bach, one of America’s bestselling financial authors? He claims that “all you need to do to finish rich is to look at the small things you spend your money on every day” and instead put that money aside. I am not a firm believer of this principle – I don’t think the [...]

Why Libya is still a global terror threat

he attack on Manchester Arena, claimed by Islamic State, is the deadliest to have hit Britain since the 7/7 bombings and, what’s more, it targeted children and teenagers. It is reported that the perpetrator, Salman Abedi, had recently returned from a three-week stay in Libya, where his parents now [...]

The bombing in Manchester has brought national trauma

The Manchester bomber was not just trying to kill those at the pop concert, but he was also targeting you and me. He wanted to make us nervous about going to a shopping centre today or attending events such the FA Cup at Wembley this Saturday. His weapon of choice was the emotional responses that we carry within us [...]
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