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Google’s nemesis: meet the British couple who took on a giant, won... and cost it £2.1 billion

Google was guilty. The European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, made that brutally clear. “Google abused its market dominance,” …

Here are the 4 geopolitical hotspots of 2017

This makes maps a vital part of our work, here at <i>This Week in Geopolitics</i>. So we have decided to showcase some of the best maps our graphics team (TJ Lensing and Jay Dowd) made in 2016.<p>These four maps help explain the foundations of what will be the most important geopolitical developments of 2017.

Why UNESCO Shouldn't Treat Jerusalem as a Weapon

UNESCO's vote to deny Jewish and Christian connections to Jerusalem and the Temple Mount is dismaying but not surprising. Cutting those connections – …

Middle East

How Israel will win the public diplomacy war

We know that if Israel laid down its arms it would be destroyed, while if Hamas would drop its arms, and the Palestinian Authority would stop the …

Israel - The Truth

You Can’t Expect Children to Fact Check News

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is to be commended for making current affairs accessible to children, with its “Behind the News” (BTN) …

Israel

A British Conference on Israel's Right to Exist: Really?

The notion of Israel's "right to exist" has been in the news twice in recent days.<p>First, the University of Southampton, in Britain, announced that …

Those calling for a boycott of Israel are ignoring some painful truths

This past weekend, 700 British artists had a letter published in the Guardian in which they called on others to boycott Israel until what they term the “colonial occupation” ends. As an Israeli politician who supports the creation of a Palestinian state, it has been a long time since I saw a letter …

Israel

1 in 5 UK Muslims Never Held a Job

Or as Anjem Choudary calls it, they're living on the Jihad Seeker's Allowance. But they simply don't work. At least not officially. Unofficially they …

Religion

Writer’s Commentary – Peter Milligan On Terminal Hero #5

<i>Writer’s commentary by Peter Milligan for issue #5 of Terminal Hero.</i><p>Rory wasn’t the only one to take the strange and terrible Treatment Q. The issue …

Why can’t the world’s greatest minds solve the mystery of consciousness?

Philosophers and scientists have been at war for decades over the question of what makes human beings more than complex robots<p>One spring morning in Tucson, Arizona, in 1994, an unknown philosopher named David Chalmers got up to give a talk on consciousness, by which he meant the feeling of being …

Consciousness

Europe Offers Israel the Peace of the Dead

As parliaments in more and more European nations vote to recognize “Palestine,” European politicians insist they are doing so to promote the …

Israel

Column One: The answer to French anti-Semitism

Valls words were uplifting; But it is hard to see how they change the basic reality that the Jews of France face.<p>Parisians gather at Place de la …

Ethnic Cleansing of Jews in Arab Countries

Mind-boggling photos that defy perspective

Benjamin Netanyahu - בנימין נתניהו

Some revealing quotes from BDS activists.

How Amnesty International Suppresses Free Speech

Last month the Columbia University chapter of Amnesty International invited me to deliver a talk on human rights in the Middle East. I accepted the …

Experts crown Lidl the best supermarket for wine says wotwine

Budget chain Lidl has beaten the rest of the high street on wine, with two in three bottles worth more than the price on the shelf.<p>The chain has been …

Personal Finance (UK)

Peruvian dig reveals sacrificial mystery

Tulane University physical anthropologist John Verano has spent summers in Peru for the last 30 years, digging for ancient bones and solving their …

Israel and the Other PA: Perfidious Albion

<i>"There is a possibility that the Germans or their satellites may change over from the policy of extermination to one of extrusion, and aim as they</i> …

Arrogant doctors and a sinister abuse of State power: Damning opinion of a father who's spent 20 years fighting to get the best care for his daughter

By<p>Ashya King’s parents are not murderers, terrorists or vicious thieves. They are just a couple from Hampshire who are determined to do the best for …

Sociology

Test yourself: Are you pro human rights, or just anti-Israel? « View from Geneva

<b>“If in the past year you didn’t CRY OUT when thousands of protesters were killed and injured by Turkey, Egypt and Libya, when more victims than ever</b> …