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Italy: President Berlusconi?

It was looking like a good year for democracy.
By TPN/Lusa, In Opinion Pieces - 27 Jan 2022, 13:26

Is an omnivorous diet an option for you?

By Paul Luckman, In Opinion Pieces - 24 Jan 2022, 13:14

Covid Fatigue

By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion Pieces - 15 Jan 2022, 16:05

Kazakhstan: A Quarrel Among Thieves

By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion Pieces - 11 Jan 2022, 09:00

A 7.8 billion strong dilemma

By Douglas Hughes, In Opinion Pieces - 10 Dec 2021, 19:30

Fossil Fuels: Stranded assets and fire sales

By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion Pieces - 26 Nov 2021, 17:30

The scourge of plastic

By Douglas Hughes, In Opinion Pieces - 25 Nov 2021, 16:39

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Killer Drones

Commercially available quadcopter drones carrying small amounts of explosives are “the most concerning tactical development...
By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion Pieces - 22 Nov 2021, 15:00

Travel – You get what you pay for

Over the last few weeks, I have written about travel to Portugal by air, train and ferry....
By Paul Luckman, In Opinion Pieces - 12 Nov 2021, 13:00

Testing times

By Douglas Hughes, In Opinion Pieces - 12 Nov 2021, 10:00

London Portugal by direct train – the dream gets closer

By Paul Luckman, In Opinion Pieces - 05 Nov 2021, 15:00

The case involved a car imported from Germany with  CO2 emissions of 44g/km and a range in electric mode of 45-48km.

The pros and cons of electric motoring

By Paul Luckman, In Opinion, Opinion Pieces - 28 Oct 2021, 14:04

BREXIT – how was it for you?

By Paul Luckman, In Opinion Pieces - 25 Oct 2021, 15:00




I am surrounded by veggies and vegans

By Paul Luckman, In Opinion Pieces - 13 Oct 2021, 19:00

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Winter Gardening

You don’t have to wait for the Spring!
By Marilyn Sheridan, In Home & Garden - 28 Jan 2022, 16:07

HAVE YOU SEEN?

Wryneck - Jynx torquillla
By Alan Vittery, In Lifestyle - 28 Jan 2022, 12:04

The big old Volvos of yesteryear

For many years the 'big Volvos' were my go-to choice of carriage. Those stately...
By Douglas Hughes, In Lifestyle - 27 Jan 2022, 16:08

How much we take for granted in our homes

By Marilyn Sheridan, In Lifestyle - 27 Jan 2022, 12:00

Removing the UFO stigma

By Chris Lehto, In Curiosity - 26 Jan 2022, 17:22

Other Opinion Pieces Articles

Volcanoes, Tsunamis and Risk

‘Don’t bother your pretty head about it’ is the prevailing media take on the risk of...
By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion, Opinion Pieces - 13 Oct 2021, 08:00

Will China Invade Taiwan?

China’s President Xi Jinping promised on Saturday that “The historical task of the...
By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion, Opinion Pieces - 12 Oct 2021, 08:00

Will COP26 be "Blah-Blah-Blah" or "hoorah?"

When listening to politicians pontificating whilst engaged in delivering seemingly...
By Douglas Hughes, In Opinion Pieces - 11 Oct 2021, 14:00

Humans in the Americas: Two Mysteries

It’s been the biggest shock in archaeology for a long time. British and American...
By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion Pieces - 07 Oct 2021, 09:00

Destroy the Whistle-Blowers!

A long time ago now I was asked to do a television series about the world’s intelligence...
By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion Pieces - 06 Oct 2021, 09:17

How healthy is the Portuguese health service?

There can be few articles that have provoked such reader response as the article...
By Paul Luckman, In Opinion Pieces - 24 Sep 2021, 20:00

The changing face of the expat community

By Paul Luckman, In Opinion Pieces - 18 Sep 2021, 20:00

Which? – “Rip-off Britain: UK holidays almost always more expensive than similar European getaways”

By Paul Luckman, In Opinion Pieces - 07 Sep 2021, 09:27

People struggle to cross the boundary wall of Hamid Karzai International Airport to flee the country after Taliban took control of Kabul. (Photo: STRINGER/EPA)

Afghanistan: Recycled Wars

By Gwynne Dyer, In Opinion Pieces - 20 Aug 2021, 01:00

Humiliation Can Be Good for You

By TPN/Lusa, In Opinion Pieces - 18 Aug 2021, 10:30