July 2, 2022

OPINION: Cause for concern – Turks and Caicos Islands

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By Courtenay Barnett Mental illness and prison (An analysis in three parts: – historical – international – domestic – on the TCI’s approach to mental illness) Part 1 – Historical: The Turks and Caicos Islands is subject to the customs and practices of the United Kingdom. In practice, be that practice in the United Kingdom […]

UK: Theresa May battles a sore throat and prankster in conference speech

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From BBC Theresa May had to battle losing her voice and being interrupted on stage by a comedian as she sought to reassert her Conservative leadership. Mrs May, who at one point was handed a throat sweet by the chancellor, did make it to the end of a speech in which she vowed to “renew […]

Children too often treated as ‘small adults’ by police

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From BBC Children and young people have a “profound lack of trust” in the police, bordering on fear in some cases, a report by MPs and peers has suggested. Children are often treated as “small adults”, with their specific needs disregarded, according to the all-party parliamentary group for children. Negative experiences, such as arrest and […]