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Manchester born Nigel Pivaro is a journalist with a special interest in social issues, housing, security and foreign affairs, especially in the Near East and Europe.

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Has the Spanish Government let the separatist cat out of the bag in Barcelona ?

  “We will vote” ‘We will vote” is the cry from the thousands of demonstrators in cities and towns across Catalonia. The Spanish Government reaction?  to send its para military Gaurdia Civil to implement the letter of the constitutional law. … Continue reading

Lou Ferrrante A Pheonix rising and reading for good.

The article below is based on a phone interview I conducted with Lou in March 2013, ahead of his TV series on the Discovery Channel. I had met Lou personally  several years earlier in 2009 at Waterstones book store in … Continue reading

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Has the Spanish Government let the separatist cat out of the bag in Barcelona ?

  “We will vote” ‘We will vote” is the cry from the thousands of demonstrators in cities and towns across Catalonia. The Spanish Government reaction?  to send its para military Gaurdia Civil to implement the letter of the constitutional law. … Continue reading

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A new low by ISIS as it postures itself against modern society

Islamic Terrorism has plumbed new depths as children and families were targeted by a suicide bomber at the Manchester Arena last night. The targeting of such victims highlights that ISIS  and its followers are devoid of a political stance. If … Continue reading

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World close to the brink as Anti Assad forces capture Russian Pilot downed by Turks.

Following the downing of the Russian bomber this morning I can only be grateful that the world’s major powers have a common enemy in ISIL As regards the Turks under a putative Sunni demagogue Rycyp Erdogan I can only think … Continue reading

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