Windrush account celebrates generation’s addition to Britain

Westminster Abbey filled with music, laughter and solemn reflection as 2,000 people gathered to celebrate the contribution of the Windrush generation and their descendants. On Friday, 70 years after the MV Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury in Essex in 1948, carrying about 500 hopeful migrants, a service was held to recognise the contribution of the …

Inspired by Trump, the apple could be branch aback to the 1930s | Jonathan Freedland

You’ll remember Godwin’s law, which holds that the longer an online debate goes on, the likelier it is that someone will mention Hitler or the Nazis. It was an amusing observation and one that served a useful purpose, guarding against hyperbole and fatuous comparison. Except last August, as the American far right staged a torchlight …

Broughton, the boondocks in abhorrence afterwards Brexit admonishing by Airbus

On 31 March 1980, 6,500 workers at the Shotton steelworks were sacked on one of the darkest days for the British steel industry. Six miles away in Broughton, a town in north Wales on the border with England, there is a palpable fear that history could repeat itself. On Friday morning, workers at the site …

Romelu Lukaku alive on allowance Belgium to win rather than Golden Boot

Roberto Martínez believes that Romelu Lukaku is not focused on winning the Golden Boot at the World Cup finals, with the Belgium manager claiming that team success, rather than individual awards, is driving his players on in Russia. Lukaku has two goals to his name from the 3-0 victory over Panama in their opening Group …

UN condemns Trump administering for exacerbating US abjection levels

The Trump administration has been castigated at the United Nations in Geneva for consciously exacerbating levels of inequality in America that are already the most extreme in the western world. The excoriating report on the state of the US nation was delivered to a packed hearing of the human rights council on Friday by the …