Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 27 December 2014

They say they're going to sort Corporation Tax. Any chance that in the meantime our politicians could sort Corporation Street? Nelson Street? Blacks Road?

The traffic jams that tell us it's really time our politicians hit the road 

They say they're going to sort Corporation Tax. Any chance that in the meantime our politicians could sort Corporation Street? Nelson Street? Blacks Road? The M1, the M2, the Sydenham Bypass, Sandyknowes, the Bangor dual carriageway? To mention just a few of the thoroughfares that come to a halt on a regular basis every weekday morning and afternoon during what is ambitiously referred to as the rush hour here.

 
Feminist pioneer: Emmeline Pankhurst

Save us from cheap and cheerless brand of feminism, Emmeline Pankhurst 

Dear Mrs Pankhurst, I wanted to drop you a line to bring you up to speed with how that women's rights project of yours was getting along. Good news! Just this week, in fact, a major stride forward. Two of our political leaders, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition no less, were featured in a women's magazine, photographed in T-shirts with slogans promoting gender equality.