Senior editor, programming, @CNNi Digital. Former @guardian half-lifer. London with remnants of New York.

The UN has failed its peacekeepers in S Sudan

aljazeera.com — Matt Wells is the senior advisor on peacekeeping for Center for Civilians in Conflict (CIVIC). The past three weeks have seen steady criticism of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for its inability to protect civilians during and after the July fighting in Juba.

In Sudan | Opinion | thenews.com.pk

thenews.com.pk — The past three weeks have seen steady criticism of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) for its inability to protect civilians during and after the July fighting in Juba. Much of that criticism is...

BBC TV host sacked in scandal

theguardian.com — Angus Deayton's injudicious use of £20 notes cost him his job yesterday when the BBC decided that the presenter's fondness for cocaine and predilection for prostitutes rendered untenable his position as chief satirist on Have I Got News For You.

Dubai crash-landing: video shows passengers stopping for luggage

theguardian.com — Video footage taken from inside a plane that crash-landed at Dubai airport shows chaotic scenes as passengers scramble to escape. Members of the Emirates flight crew can be heard urging people to leave their bags behind after some stopped to take luggage from the overhead lockers. "Leave your bags behind!

LM closes after losing libel action

theguardian.com — The publishers said yesterday they could not meet the £500,000 legal bill and the £375,000 damages awarded to ITN and reporters Penny Marshall and Ian Williams at the high court in London last month. Mick Hume and Helene Guldberg, editor and co-publisher, also claim they face personal bankruptcy.

Trump an unacceptable candidate

press-citizen.com — This is a letter to the small minority of those Iowa City residents who aren't left-wing commies or old guard "Republicrats." You know who you are, central committee. I urge all of the Constitutionally minded and liberty-inclined people of Johnson County to stand up and make your voices heard.

Opinion: How the UN failed South Sudan

wdsu.com — The heart of most U.N. peacekeepers' mission includes the protection of civilians -- and it's a mandate that, in light of recent events, the United Nations must do better at fulfilling. This week, the Security Council received briefings on two investigations into violence that occurred in February in Malakal, South Sudan, at a U.N.

How the UN failed South Sudan (Opinion)

cnn.com — This week, the Security Council received briefings on two investigations into violence that occurred in February in Malakal, South Sudan, at a U.N. base that housed 47,000 displaced people. What did they learn? That despite the heavy presence of U.N.

Opinion: How the UN failed South Sudan

wyff4.com — The heart of most U.N. peacekeepers' mission includes the protection of civilians -- and it's a mandate that, in light of recent events, the United Nations must do better at fulfilling. This week, the Security Council received briefings on two investigations into violence that occurred in February in Malakal, South Sudan, at a U.N.

GOP delegates should be able to vote their conscience

desmoinesregister.com — I'm writing to urge Republican delegates and party leaders to allow all delegates to vote their conscience at next month's Republican National Convention. It is quite clear that Donald Trump is not running a serious campaign - he has fewer than 40 staffers nationwide. Contrast this to Hillary Clinton with almost 900 staffers.
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Sep 30, 2016

@scottbix man. I mean he's cute. But sixty bucks for a picture? I've spent a lot less and got a lot more.

Sep 30, 2016

Have been dragged to Joan Collins' one woman show. Please send help.

Sep 30, 2016

@alexGspence Certainly would, judging by his rambling lives on Newsnight

Sep 30, 2016

Big Bradley Wiggins interview just out on the Guardian - this is what he should have done a LOT earlier.  https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/sep/30/bradley-wiggins-full-story-asthma-allergies-tues 

Sep 30, 2016

Trump's advisers: 'A pasty collection of older males, mostly media executives and politicians with a long rap sheet'  http://cnn.it/2cGjynq 

Sep 30, 2016

'I've been rejected by the British people' - the 'unwelcome' EU citizens eying their escape  http://cnn.it/2dpILH5 

Sep 30, 2016

@__Dor__ definitely. Make it all about the freckles.


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