Catriona Robertson

journeys at home and abroad

Tag Archives: BBC

Prince Charles & Deeyah Khan on radicalisation

Prince Charles was on the TV news this evening talking about British young people being radicalised and wanting to join ISIS.  Why would they do this? You’d think that the … Continue reading

8 February 2015 · 2 Comments

Suits not boots? The far right in Europe

A matinee idol is how the Vienna Review described Heinz-Christian Strache’s appearance on campaign posters in June last year.  His Freedom Party went on to win 27% of the votes … Continue reading

12 February 2011 · 8 Comments

UK responses to French vote on burqa wearers

A flurry of press reports and comments in response to the French vote to ban the wearing of face-coverings in public: Prospect Magazine: Why France is banning the veil New … Continue reading

14 July 2010

Who are you?

No, not genealogy – spare me – but identity. Gary Younge was on BBC2’s The Review Show (the arts show that hasn’t quite found its feet since it stopped being … Continue reading

8 July 2010 · 1 Comment

Europe, multiculturalism & laïcité

The BBC’s Gavin Hewitt has touched on one or two issues that have come up at the CEJI course – how different do we want to be from each other?  … Continue reading

25 November 2009

Bosnia on BBC’s FOOC

From Our Own Correspondent: report from Ed Stourton on the international talks in Bosnia which started while we were there.  Is Bosnia a protectorate?   The Bosnia report is 5′ 5″ … Continue reading

19 November 2009

Radio links

Moral Maze (BBC Radio 4) on Karadzic and war crimes The war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic has opened at the UN-backed International Criminal Tribunal for … Continue reading

1 November 2009

BBC Newsnight

And BBC Newsnight followed up with its Srebrenica report tonight – catch it now through this link: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/programmes/newsnight/8321388.stm

23 October 2009