Like many men, I am a lazy, good-for-nothing, selfish, forgetful, patronising, sex-obsessed bastard who drinks too much. Or so my wife points out. It's strange that I have ended up like this. I tried not to. I really did.
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Wednesday 13 November 2013
Question raised of whether it is “propaganda” to have party logos on wreaths
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Is Wonga simply trying to deflect accusations and whitewash its true colours?
Putin is a 'proud buff dude' and Russia should not be vilified for anti-gay laws ahead of Sochi Olympic Games, says US swimmer
Tuesday 15 October 2013
Richard Alther appeals to Russia President to treat gay athletes with compassion and respect
Monday 07 October 2013
The pressure is on for builders in North Korea to complete the construction of a lavish ski resort by the end of this week.
Russia ordered to compensate chess grandmaster (and Putin critic) Garry Kasparov over protest arrest
Friday 04 October 2013
Police held him before 'March of Dissenters' protest in Moscow in 2007
Friday 04 October 2013
Our legal system is still - just about - the envy of the world. Not for long
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Sunday 01 September 2013
Officials in the German city of Nuremberg have announced controversial plans to spend up to €70m (£60m) on renovating the city’s vast yet dilapidated Nazi Party rally grounds, used by the documentary filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl as a haunting backdrop for her Hitler propaganda film Triumph of the Will.
Thursday 22 August 2013
Gabby Logan has spoken of her personal discomfort at presenting this month’s World Athletics Championships in Russia amid the furore over the country’s homophobic laws.
Tuesday 20 August 2013
If schools are basing policies on outdated laws, it is very much a problem
Thursday 15 August 2013
Athlete criticises shows of support of gay rights at World Championships
Thursday 08 August 2013
Thursday 01 August 2013
Minister confirms that athletes and fans who ‘flaunt’ their sexuality will be prosecuted
LGBT campaigners boycott vodka in protest at Russian gay rights abuses - even though their main target isn't made in Russia
Saturday 27 July 2013
Dump Russian Vodka campaign spawns #DumpStoli hashtag even though Stolichnaya made in Latvia by a company based in Luxembourg
Such a fungi! North Korean leader Kim Jong-un laughs as he is mobbed by screaming, crying women during visit to mushroom farm
Wednesday 17 July 2013
Despot surrounded in scenes more often associated with the likes of Harry Styles or Justin Bieber
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
Scotland may have to leave the EU even if it votes to stay in, David Cameron confirms
Report finds that Britain's wages are the most unequal in Europe
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
Almost a third of school pupils believe 'Muslims are taking over our country', study claims
Gay marriage 'Bert and Ernie' cake bakery found guilty of discrimination in Northern Ireland
- 1 Isis 'jihadi bride' claims forced sex with Yazidi girls is never rape because Koran condones it
- 2 New Zealand 'the best country to work as a prostitute', says sex worker advocacy group
- 3 Purity balls: Girls in the US making virginity pledges as fathers vow to 'protect purity'
- 4 Mother 'will allow son's circumcision in return for release from prison'
- 5 Female Muay Thai champion hustles coaches to give them a beating