The UK’s Russia sanctions didn’t live up to the hype – 23 responses that are stronger than the measures

Oonagh Keating. Updated February 23rd, 2022 In response to Russia’s blatant invasion of Ukraine under the banner of sending in ‘peacekeeping forces’ to protect Donetsk and Luhansk, countries and regions have launched a range of sanctions. Germany was first off the blocks when it pressed pause on the highly lucrative Nord Stream 2 natural gas … Read more

Boris Johnson unveiled his ‘Living with Covid’ plan but people aren’t buying it – 19 favourite responses

Oonagh Keating. Updated February 22nd, 2022 Despite a short delay while Rishi Sunak and Sajid Javid argued over the cost-benefit analysis of *checks notes* preventing citizens from catching and spreading a potentially fatal virus, Boris Johnson’s much trumpeted end to Covid regulations was on Monday. Javid lost the argument. Legal requirement to self-isolate after positive … Read more

The Queen’s got Covid and the Daily Mail said she’s an example to us all – only 9 responses you need

Poke Staff. Updated February 21st, 2022 We send our very best wishes to the Queen who has tested positive for Covid just 10 days after Prince Charles also fell foul of coronavirus. Coming just as Boris Johnson plans to sweep away remanining anti-Covid restrictions, you can read 24 of our favorite reactions here. We mention … Read more