Andy Higson

FIFA, Corruption and a Global Policeman

FIFA, Corruption and a Global Policeman

Many people, including me, decry the idea of the United States being a global policeman – intervening militarily around the world. But what about when we need an actual global policeman; a police agency to investigate wrong doing in an organisation that crosses international boundaries and is seemingly beyond the scope of any single national justice system?

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In the news…

In the last 24 hours, these two sentences from newspapers grabbed my attention; David Cameron went hunting for illegal immigrants yesterday as he joined police on a dawn raid. Rapper Professor Green and his wife, Made in Chelsea’s Millie Mackintosh, were at Tottenham Court Road’s Paramount last night to launch the final selection of Walkers’

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Slow and Steady

Slow and Steady

I’ve never been a very good sleeper but after a recent rapid decline in the amount of sleep I was getting, I decided to hit the nail on the bed and try and improve the quality of my sleep. A bit of research later and I concluded that the pattern of my sleeping was the key to improvement. Each night’s sleep mattered but the overall pattern of sleeping was the key to success – much like it is for exercise.

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What May Bring Down the Coalition: Sanity

What May Bring Down the Coalition: Sanity

I’ve got it folks. Ever since the Tories and the Lib Dems joined together to form the coalition government following the general election in 2010, people have been wondering what issue, what event could drive the two parties apart? Everyone with an interest in politics has devoted some amount of time to thinking about this

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