FBI shoots dead Orlando Chechen; Woolwich attackers shot but still alive

by Rashmee

Posted on May 23, 2013


Wider than the Atlantic Ocean. Deeper than the cultural underpinnings of different ways to spell …

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Not rotten to the core: Apple Inc and the Double Irish

by Rashmee

Posted on May 22, 2013


As the European Union (EU) discusses tax evasion today (evasion is illegal, avoidance is not), …

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Prince Harry in the US: The big point of pointlessness

by Rashmee

Posted on May 9, 2013


My friend – and former London foreign correspondent colleague Robert MacPherson – reports in his …

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Imperial circle? Bentinck’s babus to mark British exam papers

by Rashmee

Posted on April 29, 2013


William Bentinck would probably have felt vindicated now that a major exam board is reportedly…

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Laura Marling: A sweet bird’s throat…can’t hope for sweeter note

by Rashmee

Posted on April 28, 2013


Listen to the tracks on Laura Marling’s new album ‘Once I was an Eagle’ and …

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Today’s news is tomorrow’s Winston

by Rashmee

Posted on April 26, 2013


News that Winston Churchill’s jowly, glowering face – sans the cigar – is to adorn …

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Myanmar: The Gold Rush in a gyia sarong

by Rashmee

Posted on April 22, 2013


As of today, Myanmar is officially the place to be, especially if you’re a European …

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Wiki-constitutionalism: The DR, Venezuela, Haiti

by Rashmee

Posted on April 21, 2013


Why has the US, the first nation in modern history to adopt a democratic constitution, …

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Like many strong women, Thatcher would rather have an argument than dinner

by Rashmee

Posted on April 17, 2013


Lest we forget (as they say), Margaret Thatcher was buried at St. Paul’s Cathedral today …

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Mrs Thatcher: Britain’s tough-love sweetheart

by Rashmee

Posted on April 8, 2013


The point about Margaret Thatcher, the grocer’s daughter, free-marketeer and deeply divisive ideologue, was that …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK