The French now admit that the European Union is going down the khasi – does the United Kingdom still want to vote to stay in?

 EU flag British prominent pro-Europeans won’t have it that there is a life outside of the European Union, will they? Some people however can still remember when we weren’t actually in even  the Common Market, or to be more precise EEC (the baby form of the European Union), because we didn’t want to join in […]

Computer use in Nuclear Reactors – are the Chinese coming?

  Fifty year old Hinkley Point Nuclear power station being decommissioned [to be replaced by the Chinese] It can have escaped few people’s notice that the inscrutable Chinese president Zi Jinping was yesterday commencing his State visit to us in the UK, can it? It included of course a ceremonial welcome, a massive gun salute, a […]

Corruption on a rampant scale is simply a way of life in many places – including FIFA [Fédération Internationale de Football Association]?

  Nobody with any insight will be surprised that FIFA has been labelled the home of massive corruption. No, the real surprise is that someone has gathered together the necessary legal evidence and actually done something about it – fourteen arrests of executives and officials to date no less, with seven senior football officials collared […]

British membership of the European Union – time to give notice?

Most British people have no idea how we got into the European Union, or what it means, but know only that there is big support for us to cancel our membership and leave (and that the United Kingdom Independence Party are pressing for us to do just that). The United Kingdom is supposed to be […]

The Qatar ‘winter’ World Cup – another FIFA disgraceful dereliction of duty?

  Earlier this week the discredited FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) organisation announced the recommendation that the 2022 World Cup in Qatar would be delayed from the summer to the winter. It wasn’t front page sports news – well not here in the UK anyway. Why was that you may wonder? It is because […]

The Word Cup 2022 in Qatar – what skulduggery went on and what chicanery is going on now?

Proposed venues Ash Shamal, Al Khor, Lusail, Umm Salai, Al Rayyan, Doha, Al Wakrah One of the Doha stadiaQatar Bid Logo 2009 Spain winners of World Cup 2010 in South Africa The football world was gobsmacked when three tears ago Sepp Blatter announced in Zurich that the 2022 World Cup (the 22nd) would be held […]

The Scandal of Cheap Clothes – Exposed at Last!

In the UK we enjoy the luxury of ‘cheap’ clothes. Almost all of them are not made here however – our manufacturing costs are too high compared with those of Asia! We enforce rigorous standards of safety and worker welfare here including hours worked and pay. Do we ever think about this when we buy […]