One nation, double standard

The British Government has often had a hazy relationship with international law. Indeed their behaviour in the mid-2000s could be characterised as part of the Captain Barbosa-ification of the norms of international law: that is to say that they are ‘more like guidelines’.

The Lib Dem surge

With 704 gains, and 10 new councils the Liberal Democrats had a storming night on Thursday. There are 1.1 million more people who will be governed under Lib Dem majority administrations, not to mention…