In October 2020, about 100 000 people took to the streets of Warsaw in a protest against the authorities over the ruling on abortion rights. After protests had been met with heavy-handed police action, sanctioned by the Prime Minister, the UN experts also called on the Polish authorities to respect the rights of men and women protesting against the abortion ruling.
Damian Collins, MP for Folkestone, has mentioned to constituents who lobbied him on this that he has heard of talks between GetLink (the company that runs the Eurotunnel) and a French train company to start operating cross-Channel trains.
When it comes to election results, Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone are both ‘swing towns’ with the potential to swing away from the Tory blue that dominates government everywhere else in this County.
“The Mairie was floodlit and a brass band was playing dance music to thousands of dancing couples, and young people circling with hands joined. The adjoining streets were dense with crowds, and our own car was stopped twice, and released, by gendarmes. Then to a friendly evening at the Club France-Anglais; mainly conversation, aperitifs and a little dancing.”
For years Orbán and the Polish Law and Justice party (PiS) have been challenged in the courts by the EU over reforms they brought in. Both the Hungarian and Polish governments cast themselves as the protectors of traditional Christian values.
What lessons can be learnt from the Falklands war to be useful for the Ukraine Russia war.
In 1899 the SER agreed with the LCDR to share operation of the two railways, work them as a single system (marketed as the South Eastern and Chatham Railway) and pool receipts.
A joint press release 29 April 2022 Volunteer groups step up to plug holes in UK’s ‘dysfunctional’ Homes for Ukraine scheme. A joint press release from volunteer groups involved in helping Ukrainian refugees to access the UK government’s Homes for Ukraine programme (Homes4Ukraine, Manchester Homes for Ukraine, and Hand in Hand with Refugees). While over […]
The answer to the problem of reducing the cost of a light rail transit scheme could well be the use of very light rail.
Shouldn’t we just stick to the older traditional first of May festivities, such as erecting the Maypole?