Snuggle time: It's hard not to have a good nap when you have such a good friend with you … [Read more...] about Together fur ever! Meerkat becomes best friends with a cat after being adopted from Moscow Zoo – and the pair are now Instagram stars thanks to their adorable snaps
There was consolation for Man City after their European woes when West Brom won 1-0 at Old Trafford to knock Man United out of the title race and confirm City as league winners - but not before they had blown a 2-0 lead in the Manchester derby to relinquish a once-in-a-lifetime chance to land the title against their great rivals. … [Read more...] about When Liverpool blew Man City away and out of Europe – April 2018 review of the year
For almost half a century Europe was divided between the Eastern Bloc and Western Europe, with an Iron Curtain dividing the continent and its Jews. In most Western European countries, Jewish life was rekindled with survivors and newcomers; in Eastern Europe, the only functioning Jewish community existed in Romania, thanks to the skills of its chief rabbi, Moses Rosen, who was able to make a deal with the communist regime and secure freedom of worship and freedom of emigration for his community. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Do Jews have a future in Europe?
Let’s kick some prominent Russians out as a warning. I remember how pleased we were when the late Tory Foreign Secretary Alec Douglas-Home once ejected more than 100 of them in one fell swoop. And that was just for spying. Surely, shooting business rivals is worse. … [Read more...] about So things can only get better? Not always, PM
The British refusal to send a high-level delegation to the 70th anniversary commemoration of the end of World War II in Moscow in 2015 was viewed by many Russians as a gratuitous insult, though, of course, it was provoked by Putin’s aggression in Ukraine. … [Read more...] about MAX HASTINGS: Putin is a gangster worth £20billion who thinks he has a licence to commit atrocities – it’s time to take him on