UK: A Criminal Haven For Dirty Cash

Originally published on Sputnik, November 23, 2015. The UK is failing to stop the in-flow of dirty cash into the country, and attempts to tackle the issue are being hampered by a lack of independent oversight, a leading anti-corruption group has told Sputnik. Transparency International UK have published a report, in which they call for a radical overhaul…

Scottish independence: CBI head warns of “economic dislocation”

RADIO: The new President of the Confederation of British Industry, Sir Mike Rake, has said that Scottish Independence would result in “economic dislocation”.  In his first speech as the business group’s President, Sir Mike said that he remained unconvinced about the advantages of an independent Scotland.  His comments are a fresh blow to the nationalist’s…

Caught between family “honour” and freedom

FEATURE: By Nima Green The Minister for Home Affairs Brendan O’Connor, has admitted that there is a risk that cases of forced marriages are “not being captured by existing laws”.  Indeed, in the last few years, a number of high profile cases in Australia have been garnering more attention, raising an uncomfortable question of how…

Homecoming for city’s golden girl

by Nima Green Hundreds of people came out to show their support for heptathlon world champion Jessica Ennis, and to welcome her back to her home city. Follow Link: http://forgetoday.com/sport/homecoming-for-citys-golden-girl/ Published in print and online in Forge Press, on 18th September 2009.