St Patrick – the Patron Saint of the USA

To mark today’s worldwide St Patrick’s Day celebrations, H&D published two articles on St Patrick which have recently appeared in the magazine. This first article – “Saint Patrick the Patron Saint of the USA” – was written seven years ago, but the same issues are still being discussed in Loyalist circles today – now mainly on internet forums. So it was fitting that we republished it (in hard copy in issue #77... [Read More...]

Le Pen thanks Britain for “showing us the way out of this huge prison”

  In a live radio interview this evening on LBC with former UKIP leader Nigel Farage, French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen thanked UK voters for their Brexit referendum vote. “We had been told that it was not possible to leave the EU, and the UK has just demonstrated that, when the people want it, we can set up the conditions to exit the EU. So thank you for showing us the way out of this huge prison.” The FN leader criticised... [Read More...]

Modest gains for Dutch anti-Islamist Wilders

Geert Wilders casting his vote in today’s Dutch general election Votes are still being counted in today’s Dutch general election, but it seems that Geert Wilders, the anti-Islamic activist seen by some (though not H&D) as part of Europe’s “far right” has made far fewer gains than expected. The first headline was the record turnout of 82% (here in the UK we haven’t had that sort of turnout since 1951). And though... [Read More...]

Labour Party surrenders to identity politics

Will former mayor Afzal Khan – seen here at a St George’s Day event in 2006 – be able to rely on backing from ethnic rivals in his bid to be Gorton MP? Nominations closed a few hours ago for Labour’s candidature in the forthcoming Manchester Gorton by-election. We reported a few days ago that politics in this area is dominated by infighting between ethnic power brokers – among whom the strongest is former Manchester mayor Afzal... [Read More...]

Ulster Unionist veteran calls for unity

David Burnside In the aftermath of the disastrous Assembly elections which elevated Sinn Fein to their strongest ever position, veteran Unionist David Burnside has called for unity in the form of a revived United Ulster Unionist Council – the body of which he was a member in the 1970s. The UUUC united the then-mainstream (now much diminished) Ulster Unionist Party with Ian Paisley’s Democratic Unionists and Bill Craig’s Vanguard. Today... [Read More...]

« Previous PageNext Page »

  • Find By Category

  • Latest News