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The weekend debate: Formula 1 Grand Prix in Bahrain

21 April 2012 , , ,
Here’s your starter for ten in our weekend slot where we throw up an idea or thought for debate… Two questions for you to ponder: Should the Formula 1 Grand Prix go ahead? Do you think the drivers should take personal responsibility for their decisions on whether to drive or not, or is that a [...]

Careful what you tweet – else you may be barred from entering a country

3 April 2012 , ,
Liberal Democrat Jonathan Fryer has been barred from Bahrain, in part because of what he has tweeted in the past about the country: I flew in, hoping for a couple of days of winding down before doing some work elsewhere in the Gulf only to find that nowadays even those of us with European passports […]