Syria-to bomb or not to bomb

As I mentioned in my blog after the Paris attacks, the UK needs to be destroying the inspiration (ISIS) that causes such attacks. It's all very well foiling seven attacks in the past six months, but they will keep coming. They will continue to be planned and carried out because the inspiration to do so remains in …

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The Paris Attacks

I'm sat at my desk, hugely overtired. I'm overtired because, last night, at 20:30 UK time, bombs went off at the Stade de France, where France were playing Germany. What followed has become one of the worst terrorist attacks in French history and has shaken not just France, but the world. A shooting followed at …

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BREAKING

Paris shootings. At least 18 killed in bomb blast and shooting. More will follow tomorrow as information comes to light. Stay tuned. Our hearts are with the Parisian people tonight. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-34814203 **UPDATE** I was up until 4 in the morning watching the coverage. I will be writing what I suspect will be a very long …

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