Category Archives: Your news explained

Your news explained: WTF China?

In part two of our segment Your News Explained, we present an answer to a remotely located but alarmingly handsome reader, who read this justification from the Chinese ambassador of the recent UN veto, and asks: Here’s my question to … Continue reading

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Waiting for Godard

The pen is mightier than the sword, they used to say, but nowadays the mightiest might well be the image. It’s likely that the Costa Concordia disaster will linger longer in the public imagination because of its ability to furnish … Continue reading

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The DLR: Your news explained

The DLR presents a new segment: Your news explained. In it, we explain the news. To you. Today’s query is on the vote to condemn Syria in the UN, which China and Russia both vetoed. The BBC coverage is linked … Continue reading

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