UK Elections: I’m (still) proud to be British

As much as it makes me uncomfortable to admit, I love my country. It’s a strange statement to make as someone living abroad who so readily hates the usual patriotism and politics that comes with being a ‘proud Brit’. But somewhere deep inside of me there is a confusing mixture of hope and joy that has always made me see Britain without the cynicism that … Continue reading UK Elections: I’m (still) proud to be British

Islamic State smugglers sell looted Syrian artefacts in London

Objects smuggled out of Syria during the ongoing civil war. Image by the BBC.
Objects smuggled out of Syria during the ongoing civil war. Image by the BBC.

An estimated 100 pieces of Syrian art and artefacts have been smuggled into Britain and sold to Europeans by Islamic State supporters, according to a report by British newspaper The Times. Continue reading “Islamic State smugglers sell looted Syrian artefacts in London”