Ros Atkins explains the UK’s response to the Ukrainian refugee crisis

Oonagh Keating. Updated March 9th, 2022 The UK’s response to the war in Ukraine, particularly in terms of facilitating the acceptance of refugees into the country, has been widely condemned as inadequate. There are three key aspects to the UK response to Ukraine, all of them crucial: Arms, sanctions and refugees. We’ve been very good … Read more

Dublin’s Russian Embassy killed irony stone dead with its response to a lorry crushing its gate

Oonagh Keating. Updated March 8th, 2022 The Russian Embassy in Dublin has been the site of peaceful protests against the war in Ukraine, with people laying Ukrainian flags at the site, painting graffiti on the walls, and sitting on the exit path to prevent embassy staff leaving the grounds by car. On Monday, the protest … Read more

Ryanair’s sarcastic response to Novak Djokovic’s self-imposed martyrdom was top flight

Oonagh Keating. Updated February 18th, 2022 During the interview Novak Djokovic gave to the BBC’s Amol Rajan this week, the tennis player insisted that his refusal to have the Covid vaccine is an issue of choice and concern about what he puts into his body. Novak Djokovic: I’m not anti-vax but will sacrifice trophies if … Read more

James Blunt had the best response to New Zealand’s anti-protest tactics

Oonagh Keating. Updated February 14th, 2022 Several hundred protesters emulating the “Freedom Convoy” truckers currently causing mayhem in Canada have set up camp around New Zealand’s parliament. WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT New Zealand police arrested more than 50 people and began forcefully removing hundreds of protesters camped outside its parliament building for the last three days … Read more