Why Diana is always with us

Ten years after Diana died, an emotionally-correct, victim-oriented Britain, bereft of real heroes, still clings to the princess.

Mick Hume

Mick Hume
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Read Mick Hume’s columns in The Times (London) this week.

Tuesday 28 August:

‘“Don’t throw away £1,000!” advised the envelope. Assuming it was a junk mail draw ticket, I almost tossed it in the dustbin. It turned out to be a leaflet from the council, informing me that I could be fined £1,000 for doing any such thing. Our local authority is the latest in London to make recycling compulsory. The council says that it in turn has been compelled to impose this scheme by the threat of government fines….’

Read on…

Friday 31 August:

‘So, what did you do in Diana Week, daddy? As the editor of LM (née Living Marxism) magazine in August 1997, I published a front page that announced “Mourning Sickness –– Britain AD (After Diana)”. Ten years on, we are still living in Britain AD….’

Read on…

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