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Liverpool born poet and writer Michael Walsh traces his Liverpool roots back to 1865. This was the year his Irish great-grandmother arrived in the Second City of Empire. His parents were born at the turn of what was to become the most tumultuous century in history. Michael's father, Patrick, fought in three major conflicts before reaching his fortieth birthday. His mother, Kathleen, was a former nun turned gun-running renegade.
On leaving school at 15 years of age, Michael spent 12 weeks at the Merchant Navy School for Sailors in Sharpness, Gloucestershire. During his years at sea, he was to visit and work in over 60 countries.
The journalist and broadcaster since provided articles and columns for numerous magazines and international news media. In 2011 he was awarded Writer of the Year by the publishers of Euro Weekly News, Europe's highest-circulation newspaper of its kind. He has authored, edited and ghosted over 70 book titles.
‘Some years ago, I was stuck on a crosstown bus in New York City during rush hour. Traffic was barely moving. The bus was filled with cold, tired people who were deeply irritated with one another, with the world itself.
Amnesty International has issued a statement calling on Italy to change its strict anti-Covid-19 policies to prevent possible discrimination against unvaccinated people after a recent government decree. The same condemnation will apply to other regimes that dare to impose separate development (apartheid) on their citizens.
Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos have become even richer, and more than 160 million people have fallen below the poverty line during the pandemic.
Spain is calling for Covid-19 to be treated as an endemic disease, like the flu, becoming the first major European nation to explicitly suggest that people live with it.
Serbia is used to injustice; the former tennis player has told the deported world number one. Novak Djokovic’s Australian exit over his Covid vaccination status is the latest injustice against his country, an ex-player has claimed while referencing the illegal NATO bombings which the champion endured as a child in Belgrade.
The Greene King pub chain has announced plans to rename a Scottish pub from The Black Bitch to The Black Hound in keeping with contemporary sensitivities. However, locals are not keen on the proposed name change.
Turning illustrated pages we discover in clear layman’s terms everything we need to know about the phenomenal rise to twice-elected power of a highly decorated veteran of the frontlines of the Great War’s most ferocious battles.
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The Italian police union has sent a letter to the Interior Ministry insisting the pink Covid-19 masks with which officers have been issued risk damaging their reputation. Law enforcement officers’ masks should be black, white, or blue, in keeping with their uniform, the union asserted this week. They asked why, two years into the pandemic, it hadn’t been possible to source more suitable alternatives.