Day: February 26, 2016

The True History Behind The Revenant

Source: Time The Revenant is one of eight films that could walk away with the Best Picture prize at this weekend’s Oscars. Whatever happens, however, it’s the only one whose story can claim some credit for the development of the West Coast. The 1820s fur-trading expedition fictionalized in the Leonardo […]

UK: Net migration is 200,000 higher than Cameron’s promise – and we’re right to be outraged. It should be more

Hysterical claims about ‘predatory male refugees invading Britain’ don’t really stack up when, in fact, 34 per cent of asylum seekers are children – and almost all contribute positively to the economy Yasmin Ahmed 8 hours  ago 136 comments The new quarterly migration figures which were released by the Office for National […]

Infantino elected FIFA president

FOOTBALL FEB 26, 2016 – 18:05 Gianni Infantino is a Swiss citizen from canton Valais, with a long career in football administration (Keystone) UEFA General Secretary Gianni Infantino has been voted in as FIFA’s new president, replacing Swiss compatriot Sepp Blatter. “We will revive the image and respect of FIFA and […]

Missing the boat

Feb 25,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – George S. Hishmeh As expected, the current front runners in the American presidential elections, much as the leaders in the Middle East, are missing the boat as they voice their mediocre views on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict that started in 1948 when the British mandate ended. […]