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Does fawning over Nick Clegg still have a place in the party?

Nick Clegg may be out of formal politics but he remains a figure who either draws anger or admiration. There is no middle way with Nick despite his strong stance on seeing centrism as being…

Fried banana balls make a great weekend tea time Malaysian snack

 Fried Banana Balls – Cokodok This snack can be served with a sprinkling of icing sugar or with warm custard. I particularly like eating it as a serving with cream on a stack of warm pancakes.…

A round up of Malaysian news

As a Malaysian born person I often come across other Malaysians who are now living in the UK or in other countries thirsting after home grown news. To fill this gap, I do a round…

A US War Department video on prejudice from 1943

Remember this!If you've not seen it before, watch it now. Posted by SV Singam on Friday, 23 November 2018   Does history repeat itself?  

Alan B’Stard captured the current mood of ultra Tory Brexiters 28 years ago

I was a great fan of the TV comedy series ‘The New Statesman’ which starred Rik Mayall as the ultra right wing Tory MP of a fictitious place called ‘Haltemprice’ in Yorkshire. The series first…

You don’t need a gym to get fit #selfcareweek

This week, 12 to 18 November, is officially ‘Self Care Week’. It’s a week to put your self first and to prioritise what it is that you need to optimise your mental and physical needs.…

After the mid-term wins in America, feminism is certainly not dead

A record number of women will be taking their seats in Congress after their mid-term election wins in the USA. As a sharp response to Donald Trump’s misogyny and his support,more recently, for Brett Kavanaugh,…

A yummy Malaysian dish for the weekend

Char Koay Teow is a fried vermicelli dish which hails from the beach town of Penang in Malaysia. The dish was often fried over a charcoal fire as seen in the street markets of Asia generally.…

Was the video put out by the White House of Jim Acosta’s altercation doctored?

The White House Press Secretary has shared a video of the Jim Acosta altercation that many believe was doctored. We take you through it frame by frame. pic.twitter.com/sz892xk4bq — Channel 4 News (@Channel4News) November 8,…

How and what to follow in the mid-term American elections

Results of the American mid-term election are expected to start coming in from midnight UK time. Various media outlets will be covering the results; The Guardian is doing a live blog; The Telegraph is doing…

Will Trump’s appeal to nationalism backfire in the mid-term election?

The New York Times has published an article suggesting that Donald Trump’s appeal to nationalism as the defining factor to sway voters his way may be backfiring. With the elections only a day away now,…

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