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Church leaders, academics, poets and musicians get ready to celebrate the 100th birthday of Zimbabwe’s “leper saint”

Trevor Grundy | 10 June, 2021

The late John Bradburne – Roman Catholic missionary, lover of the poor and dis-advantaged, eco-warrior and  now a world – acclaimed poet   by Trevor Grundy June 14, 2021 marks…   Read more >

A ‘smoking tape’ could end Boris Johnson’s premiership, says Britain’s top constitutional historian

Trevor Grundy | 30 May, 2021

by Trevor Grundy Boris Johnson’s premiership could be at stake if a “smoking tape” can be produced  that shows he did say he’d sooner see bodies piled high in their…   Read more >

A timely and courageous insight into an African despot who won the hearts and wallets of the global elite

Trevor Grundy | 30 April, 2021

  ‘DO NOT DISTURB -The story of a political murder and an African Regime gone bad’ by Michela Wrong (Fourth Estate, London 2021 pp. 488)   Review by Trevor Grundy…   Read more >

Gordon Brown warns that Britain could become a failed state as Scotland’s first minister likens Boris Johnson to a frightened mouse

Trevor Grundy | 25 January, 2021

January 25th , 2021 and the legend of the great Robert Burns lives on. Tonigh, millions of Scots will raise their glasses and remember their greatest poet, a true son…   Read more >

Bye, bye American Guy . . . but the economic and social chaos that brought Donald Trump to power four years ago is as strong as ever

Trevor Grundy | 20 January, 2021

    By Trevor Grundy   As Joe Biden gets ready to be inaugurated as America’s  46th president, leading political and social commentators in Britain and America say that the…   Read more >

Spies and lies and a blocked search for truth sixty years after the murder of Patrice Lumumba in the Congo

Trevor Grundy | 4 January, 2021

Patrice Lumumba on his way to a horrendous death in the Congo on January 17, 1961     “What do you think spies are: priests, saints and martyrs? They’re a…   Read more >

England’s day of shame: A country captured by “gambling liars, frivolous clowns and their paid cheerleaders”

Trevor Grundy | 31 December, 2020

      by Trevor Grundy Conservative MPs have praised it as a triumph, the day that marks the end of decades of inter-party squabbling about Britain’s role in Europe….   Read more >

Anglican and Roman Catholic archbishops are not what the Christian faithful deserve, says outspoken religious affairs correspondent

Trevor Grundy | 29 December, 2020

Canterbury Cathedral, the Mother Church of the worldwide Anglican Communion (Picture: Trevor Grundy)   by Trevor Grundy It’s the 850th anniversary of the murder in Canterbury Cathedral of Thomas Becket…   Read more >

Christmas in Britain 2020: Hungry children walk in the footsteps of Charles Dickens and Oliver Twist

Trevor Grundy | 18 December, 2020

Scrooge ( disguised as the multi-millionaire Jacob Rees-Mogg) gives Tiny Tim  and his crutches made by Unicef a good kicking in Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol. (Cartoon in The Times…   Read more >

Giuseppe Garibaldi – A hero of two worlds

Trevor Grundy | 14 November, 2020

  Garibaldi is best known for his invasion and conquest of Sicily in 1860 and his life-long fight for Italian unity. Not so well- known is the way he spent…   Read more >