The defeat of the Athenians in Sicily had a profound impact on the Peloponnesian War. The war dragged on for another 10 years, but the Athenians could not recover from the defeat. Finally in 404 BC, Athens surrendered to Sparta, and the Peloponnesian War came to an end. The Athenians' invasion of Sicily is a cautionary tale about the dangers of overconfidence and underestimating your enemies. It is also a reminder that even the most powerful empires can be defeated.
Psychotherapist Noel McDermott looks at how we are stuck in this highly dramatised experience of life with the pandemic, a parliament behaving like a reality show, a war in Europe with a proxy battle between East and West and prior to that of course was the existential crisis of Brexit. And in all of this we seem to have gone back in time with a Summer of discontent, fuel rationing due to prices going through the roof, runaway inflation, and a heatwave.
Nnamdi Kanu is a Nigerian pro-Biafra political activist, the founder of IPOB (Indigenous People Of Biafra), leading the largest separatist movement since the Nigerian civil war. Nnamdi Kanu in the last 5 years has mobilized the largest following of Igbo ‘Biafran’ youths in the quest for independence for the Eastern Nigerian region - The Biafra.
Councillor Paul Nickerson has agreed to pay substantial damages and legal costs to Jeremy Corbyn regarding a false defamatory statement he tweeted out on November 15 2021. The post included a fake photograph of Mr. Corbyn laying a poppy wreath at the site of a burning taxi outside the Liverpool Women’s Hospital where a terror attack had taken place on Remembrance Sunday killing a suicide bomber and injuring others.