The Anglosphere’s political atmosphere is thick with bourgeois outrage. In the United States, the so-called liberal establishment is convinced it was robbed by an insurgency of “deplorables” weaponised by Vladimir Putin’s hackers and Facebook’s sinister inner workings.
For much of Cristiano Ronaldo’s career he has been in direct competition with Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi, both for club and individual honours, so it’s fitting that the Real Madrid superstar has the same number of Ballon d’Or awards.
In October, Hungary’s government mailed questionnaires to all 4mn of the country’s households asking for peoples’ views on seven statements describing my alleged plan to flood Europe, and Hungary in particular, with Muslim migrants and refugees.
The finding of a new study that a liquid, low-calorie diet resulting in significant weight loss can put diabetes in remission without medication, could be a ray of hope to millions affected by the condition.
Much of America’s capital has entered a state of near-panic. In recent days, President Donald Trump has been acting more bizarrely than ever, and the question raised in the mind of politicians and civilians alike, though rarely spoken aloud, has been: What can be done with this man?
I have come to think of it as the Vortex: the psychological whirlpool into which I can feel myself getting sucked almost every time I open Twitter, or Facebook, or any of the websites devoted to chronicling the mendacity and stupidity of the world – by which I mainly mean politics – in 2017.
HE the Speaker of the Advisory Council Ahmed bin Abdullah bin Zaid al-Mahmoud has emphasised that National Day celebration is an embodiment of the connection and the cohesion between the leadership and the people and a glorification of the anniversary of the establishment of the State of Qatar.