FOREVER FOREIGN ? OVERSEAS RESIDENTS AT HOME IN THE UK

Over the past few days, three main issues have featured consistently in the British media:  The heavy snow, Wikileaks (whose founder,JulianAssange is awaiting possible extradition toSwedenor theUSA) and two controversial immigration decisions.  News items about migrants surface regularly in theUKpress throughout the year. Sometimes they are slightly frivolous, often hostile, occasionally a combination of the […]

Filed under: Immigration & Visas | Posted on December 20th, 2010 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

ENGLAND WORLD CUP BID FIASCO: PRESSURE GROWS FOR PREMIERSHIP FOOTBALL & FIFA REFORM

Almost two weeks after Russiawas awarded the 2018 Football World Cup, the recriminations still hang in the air: Why did Englandreceive only two FIFA Executive Committee votes (including one from their own representative) out of a possible total of  twenty-two, especially when they’d been promised many more? The initial and instinctive reaction of the English […]

Filed under: Sports | Posted on December 13th, 2010 by Colin D Gordon | No Comments »

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