The stark image of a father and daughter’s failed odyssey to America has rightly shocked the world. But those who immortalise these scenes are deeply scarred by what they capture.
The appearance of the White Helmets, made famous in the Syria Civil War, is a disconcerting addition to the new Call of Duty. This is why.
With 600 million euro now raised to fix the Notre Dame, it’s clear that we’ve illuminated a serious flaw in our thinking, and in our collective empathy.
Donald Trump might have walked out on his crisis meeting, but it’s looking like he’s set to do the same regarding Syria.
With the Skripals mysteriously recovering from their poisoning, the danger of this moment is that those that preceded it will soon be forgotten.
They might have been chased out of the Middle East, but Islamic State is now setting up shop on our doorstep.
Trump’s escalations against Russia might bristle, but it’s nothing new. In fact, it long predates the man.
Monday morning. Jesus. Overnight, Vladimir Putin warned the United States, Beyonce brought back 2006, and the Comm Games returned our dessert.
Well, it was a week of negatives. Trump bombed Syria and Yassmin Abdel-Magied was kicked out of the US. But, one man went to extreme lengths to exhibit his love for Taylor Swift, and that’s something, right?
Friday. Tally-ho. Overnight, Donald Trump explained yesterday’s insanity (sort of), the mass school shooting problem was solved (not really) and Russell Westbrook found love (kinda)
Morning, gorgeous. Overnight, Donald made a series of stupid threats, the Commonwealth Games were ditched and our houseplants are now as bad as us.
Morning. Yes. You made this mistake’s night. In the interim, an artificial womb scared weak humans, Lance Armstrong re-broke bad and the UN made vast allegations.
Thursday. The foreplay to the weekend proper. Phwoar. Newswise, there’s truth bombs afoot, as it turns out Terrorism had a bad year in 2016, Donald Trump did something and Milan banned the selfie stick. Forza.
Conspiracy theories exist largely because of mainstream media’s lies. So when that same media admonishes the theorists, it’s a case of the pot calling the kettle suspect.
The world has been gripped with a missile measuring contest, there’s been more trouble on Manus Island, we said goodbye to a couple of comedy greats and heard about the world’s greatest Maccas run.
Morning! What happened while you were asleep? We’re no closer to a Syria solution, Kendrick Lamar’s album art underwhelmed, and a terminal patient went out with a cigarette. And a wine!
Donald Trump bombing Syria has not just split the earth in Homs, but also his most dedicated voter base.
We all look as bad as we feel. So, what happened while you were asleep? UN discussions over Syria, disappointment in Perth and Malcolm was forced to make up with Trump.
Morning! What happened while you were asleep? Well, a gas attack in Syria “mysteriously” happened, scientists developed a theory to make saltwater drinkable and linesmen were announced as pushed to extinction.
Tuesday. The cruel, identical sister of Monday, oh joy. What happened while you were asleep? Well, conflict in Syria rolled on, the Queen reached an historic number in the job and Trump is now apparently Stalin.
Will Trump be able to build foreign relationships with his unique brand of tweetplomacy? Or will this approach lead to something darker? Or not?
Morning! What happened while you were asleep? Well, we have a number of bombs that the US dropped in 2016, FIFA expanded the World Cup, and the dead horse of political entitlements was flogged anew.