The Sovereignty of The Falkland Islands

In light of Jeremy Corbyn's comments over the Falkland Islands recently, I thought I would discuss the topic that continues to grow in significance, the sovereignty of the Falkland Islands. https://youtu.be/_55SiW9V77g?t=9s The Falklands were first inhabited by the French in 1764. Since, they have been under British, Argentine, Spanish, American AND French control at any one …

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The National Anthem

On the 4th March, MPs will debate whether to adopt an official national anthem. The current situation is as follows. God Save the Queen is the national anthem for the UK as a whole, however is used by England at sporting events. Other countries in the UK have their own unofficial anthems. Scotland for example …

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Turkey shoots down Russian aircraft……

Well this is interesting. Turkey has shot down a Russian Su-24 attack aircraft. The aircraft was hit by an air to air missile from a Turkish F16, both pilots ejected and the aircraft crashed in Syria. Turkey has justified it's actions by saying the aircraft was inside Turkish airspace (this is denied by Russia). And …

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The Plan

The plan for the next few days is a blog on healthcare. Not just the NHS, but healthcare worldwide, answering questions like what is the best system, and why are there always going to be flaws with how countries provide healthcare. Stay tuned for the post. ©Henry Jones 2015

Milestones

Yesterday was my 16th birthday, and, in the afternoon, it suddenly occurred to me: why do we celebrate birthdays? More importantly, why do we celebrate milestones of any kind? Why do we mark 5 years since an occasion or event. Why do we mark 100 years? 100 years ago, World War 1 was fully raging. …

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Guest Posts

Hi all. This is just a bit of an appeal to anyone who would like to do a guest post for me, about anything at all. I'd love to help. And if for some bizarre reason you like the way I write, I would be more than happy to do a guest post for anyone? Please …

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News Update-Russian Airliner crash

Note. This post is for my blogging 101 course. I've embedded a tweet as a 'new to me' element to my post. My target audience is those who would rather important news was broken down into smaller chunks with no unnecessary information-as concise as possible.  https://twitter.com/BBCNews/status/662250989504888836 And so this is the news of Egypt's President Sisi arriving in Downing Street to speak …

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The Heathrow Dilemma

Why does Heathrow need to be expanded? Lets start with that point. Commercial industry is expanding. As is the aviation industry. More people are going on holiday than ever before. International business is on the rise. The need to export cargo by air has never been greater. The latest figures from this time last year, …

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Facebook

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