Archive for the 'Immigration' Category

24
Sep
09

On air: So what’s the answer?

calais fireTo the right is one of the hundreds of refugees – mainly Afghans -camped out in a place called “the jungle” near Calais in northern France, hoping to make it across the Channel to Britain.

This week, French police broke up the camp- an operation criticised by refugee groups.

Continue reading ‘On air: So what’s the answer?’

22
Sep
09

Is it time to open our borders?

calaisThe Jungle is our house. Please don’t destroy it. If you do so, where is the place to go?” That’s a question for French authorities who now have to decide what to do with the hundreds of illegal migrants they have just evicted, following this morning’s clearing of the migrant camp in Calais. It’s a common story that isn’t going away, so is it time for some fresh thinking -should we just keep our borders open? Continue reading ‘Is it time to open our borders?’

01
Apr
08

Does immigration make you and your country wealthier?

This isn’t a discussion about the UK, but about every country in the world. Its root though is this story.

Lord Wakeham chaired the economic affairs committee inquiry on immigration in the British government’s second house – the House of Lords. The inquiry published a report today and Lord Wakeham explains it like this.
Continue reading ‘Does immigration make you and your country wealthier?’

14
Mar
08

What’s gone wrong for Sarkozy?

Hello from Newshour. Has the Sarkozy project run out of steam? That’s the question we, at Newshour, will be asking at 1230 GMT this Saturday as France prepares for a second round of municipal elections on Sunday.

Continue reading ‘What’s gone wrong for Sarkozy?’

11
Mar
08

Stories for Tuesday 11 March

A number of subjects to mull over as possible talking points on the programme today.

Why are our kids so unhappy, arranged marriages are they a good thing, and citizenship – what does it take to be a good citizen?

Continue reading ‘Stories for Tuesday 11 March’

10
Mar
08

Stories for Monday 10 March

Hi there from a rainy and wind swept London.. A number of things have caught our eye today.  Do Americans have the rights to keep out people they consider a threat; do we have a right to happiness; more doom and gloom from Iraq and an old British comedy about France under Nazi occupattion is to be screened on German TV.

Continue reading ‘Stories for Monday 10 March’

22
Feb
08

‘People will think we are all wild animals’

Good morning from West London…

There are a number of stories that have caught my eye today. Serbia and the attack on the American Embassy in Belgrade, immigration controls, alcohol controls and controlling teenage pregnancy.
Continue reading ‘‘People will think we are all wild animals’’




Who’s online from WHYS?

August 2020
M T W T F S S
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31