Georgina Everitt

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Why I won't #BoycottBali - or other countries with the death penalty | Gabrielle Jackson

Julie Bishop has suggested Australians might boycott Bali to protest against the death penalty. But are individual boycotts moral, or even effective?<p>Deciding where to go on holiday involves a deep subset of choices. Do we want to rest or do we want adventure? Do we want wildlife and wilderness, or …

Burmese Army gets £130,000 of taxpayer-funded training despite using child soldiers

Government defends educational programme for military force accused of using rape as weapon of war and intimidating journalists<p>More than £100,000 of taxpayers' money is being spent training the Burmese Army which stands accused of recruiting child soldiers, intimidating journalists and using rape …

Netanyahu urges Europe's Jews to move to Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has responded to this weekend’s deadly synagogue shooting in Copenhagen by urging European Jews to emigrate to Israel.<p>Netanyahu’s invitation comes despite reassurances from his Danish counterpart Helle Thorning-Schmidt that Denmark’s Jews belong there and that …

World's Best Ecolodges

Five things we learned from England v Italy in the Six Nations | Paul Rees

Photograph: Patrick Khachfe/JMP/Rex<p>Ben Youngs is one of several England players that has used the experience of captaining at club level to exhibit leadership on the international …

Public's view: Should you lose benefits if you won't diet?

Members of the public in London react to David Cameron's proposals, that people who cannot work because they are overweight could be threatened with losing their sickness benefits<p>Londoners react to the news that unemployed obese people will have to diet or lose their benefits under new <b>Tory</b> …

Ten extremely useful things you didn’t know Google Maps does – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 10:15 am, February 8, 2015 in Maps<p>Oh Google Maps, how we love you so. You’ve rescued us in all corners of London, brought us endless joy …

US increasingly concerned that Russia is intent on partitioning Ukraine

With rebels having seized extra 200 square miles of territory, US’s leaking of talks about sending weapons to Kiev may be Obama’s way of warning Putin to back off<p>The public disclosure that the US is considering supplying lethal weaponry to Ukraine in its battle with Russian-backed separatists, …

Pollution Kills Far More People Than Malaria Or Ebola In The Developing World

In all, pollution kills 8.9 million people a year, according to a new report, and as many as 200 million people suffer pollution-related health …

Pollution

Ukip Candidate David Little Employed Bulgarian To Deliver Election Leaflets

A Ukip candidate has been mocked after it emerged he paid a man from Bulgaria to deliver leaflets to would-be voters.<p>The matter came to light when …

Express busways: the ultimate rail replacement service

The role of the Institute of Economic Affairs is to propose the logical free-market solution to each facet of civilised life, so that by the time the vision passes and the world shimmers back into normal, everyday dystopia, even George Osborne’s face looks mildly reassuring. Certainly, only a brave …

Conservative Party Has 'Perception Problem' Among Ethnic Minoirity Voters, Sajid Javid Says

The Conservative Party has a "perception problem" with ethnic minority voters that stops them voting Tory, the Culture Secretary has said.<p>Sajid …

Great Britain

Birch, Bristol – restaurant review | Marina O’Loughlin

‘The place has already been colonised by regulars unable to believe their luck. And rightly so: I’d give my eye teeth to have this as my local’<p>Everybody loves a good critical savaging. My colleague over at the Observer, Jay Rayner, has written books and stage shows about the delicious shiver of …

Boris Johnson: Porn-obsessed Isil jihadis are 'literally w***ers'

The Mayor of London claimed young Britons who travelled abroad to join Islamic State were sexually frustrated 'losers'<p>Young British jihadis are pornography-obsessed inadequates who only turn to radical Islam when they fail to “make it with girls”, Boris Johnson has claimed.<p>The Mayor of London said …