26 October 2017: Issue 126

The Week’s News

“Week in Brief” has been replaced by a new column “A lens on the week”.  This is the first of a number of changes which we will be making over the next month or so.  Please email any comments to the editors johnW@Shawsheet.com or neilT@shawsheet.com

A lens on the week

Comment

The Christian Anchor by John Watson

The Race Disparity Audit underlines its importance.

Xanadu In Canada And Saudi Arabia by Neil Tidmarsh

Stately pleasure domes decreed by Google and Prince Mohammed.

Good Seed On The Land by J R Thomas

Development opportunity: but for what?

They’re Coming For Your Pension (Again!) by Frank O’Nomics

Pension contributions are the soft target for revenue raising.

Features

Cambridge – Once A Great University by Chin Chin

A literary adjustment.

Who Will Preserve Languages From Extinction? by Atina Dimitrova

And why will they do it?

Could Brexit Save Twinning? by Lynda Goetz

A new raison d’etre.

Reviews

Young Marx (by Richard Bean and Clive Coleman)

The Bridge Theatre.

reviewed by Adam McCormack

Puzzles, Cartoons and Calendar

Cartoons by AGGro.

Crossword by Boffles: “Bird Talk“.

Solution to the last crossword “The Emerald Isle“.

What’s on in November 2017 by AGGro.

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Issue 121: 21 September 2017

Issue 122: 28 September 2017

Issue 123: 05 October 2017

Issue 124: 12 October 2017

Issue 125: 19 October 2017

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