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State of Emergency by Dominic Sandbrook

‘For God’s sake, bring me a large Scotch. What a bloody awful country!’

Home secretary Reginald Maudling (who admittedly did not need much of an excuse) spluttered this after a 1970 visit to Northern Ireland. 337 more words

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Tired and Emotional

A short version of this article appeared in Ceylon Today on Thursday April 6 2017

The other day, I was reading HLD Mahindapala’s blog about the last days of Prabhakaran, I was surprised to read this: “In a desperate bid K. 2,050 more words

Ceylon Today