The case of Charlie Gard: A tragic battle with no winners

The case of little Charlie Gard divided opinions right around the world, as the struggle between science and hope went all the way to Britain’s highest courts and to some of the world’s most powerful figures. Donald Trump intervened. So did the Pope. But in the end the only hope for this terribly ill little boy [...]

Michael Noonan and the Trump Factor

[youtube=] There was Michael Noonan out on the red carpet, curtsying to the big man from Amerikay with the shiny teeth and the improbable hair, while a a singer struggled to be heard above the groan of the big man’s jet engine. An assembled crowd, the men inexplicably wearing tails – singers and tail-wearers in the [...]