Marine Le Pen, leader of the fascist Front National, would beat current president François Hollande if the French presidential elections were held tomorrow, a new poll has revealed.
Sometimes football delivers up 90 minutes of perfection: the sun is shining for the first home game of the season, your team serves up a four-goal feast, you watch wonderful fast, flowing football as four exciting attacking players – Adebayor, Lamela, Eriksen and Chadli – weave in and out and surge towards the opponents’ goal.
There have been some beautiful and thoughtful obituaries remembering Lauren Bacall.
Amid the horror of Israel’s latest war on Gaza there is hope. This is just a quick note to draw attention to a change in the level and nature of solidarity with Gaza that gives it the basis to tip over into a far more significant and powerful international campaign than it has been before.
A number of newspapers have all run stories over the last week stating that we are seeing a rise in antisemitic incidents in Britain as a result of Israel’s bombardment of Gaza.
Like millions of people all over the world we are angry, horrified and shocked by the slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza by Israel – so angry it is hard to actually express in words. The Palestinian death toll stands at 1,032 as we write. Here are their names.