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Sylhet’s own Brexit – Partition referendum of 1947

One of the untold stories of Partition is the Partition referendum in Sylhet.  Very unusually for partition along the borders of the proposed two-states of India and Pakistan, the Sylhet…

Lords expanding but don’t forget barriers

  Before the Royal London final match yesterday at Lords, l was sent document as the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has begun the process of consulting its members on two options…

Austerity inferno

The charred and burnt Grenfell Tower looms over Kensington’s affluent landscape as a disturbing and painfully appropriate symbol of austerity. The inferno is not dissimilar to fires in shanty towns…

Air pollution now a General Election issue

Yesterday there was an astonishing admission from Andrea Leadsom MP on the floor of the Commons about delaying DEFRA’s application of its NO2 plan, something many had been waiting several years…

Why are all hybrids diesel?

I noticed the old buses on No 2 bus route are being replaced by new hybrid buses in my neighbourhood at their turning point on Hayes Place when they head…