Month: December 2020

Give us a break – from holidays. There’s increasing evidence that holidays can cause harmful stress.

30 December 2020 By Paul Martin

Originally published in the Sunday Times, Sunday August 31, 1986  WARNING: Holidays can damage your health. Psychologists believe that many of the millions of Britons returning to work this week wouldhave been better off staying at the office instead of taking theirannual break. Increasing evidence that holidays can cause harmful stress ratherthan provide welcome rest and […]

Tennis: Game, set but no match for the Wimbledon losers.

30 December 2020 By Paul Martin

Originally published inThe Times, Tuesday July 08, 1986.  As at Rome’s Colosseum, Wimbledon’s centre court salutes only those of its gladiators who survive and conquer in their final encounters.A few All-England finalists return, hardened by past battles, andemerge triumphant. Most, though, receive an imperial thumbs-down andare doomed to oblivion in the history of tennis. Ivan Lendl […]

Recent references to Correspondent.World appear in three articles in a major British newspaper.

23 December 2020 By Paul Martin

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Will new evidence point to the man who made the Lockerbie bomb?

21 December 2020 By Paul Martin

Exclusive.   American investigators into the culprits behind the Lockerbie disaster are confident they have new evidence incriminating Abuagila Masud, whose extradition they are seeking from a Libyan jail.   Though US Attorney General William Barr is poised to announce that Masud is considered to have made or delivered the bomb that destroyed the PanAm plane,  his […]

US investigators say there are vital new clues, as mass-murder charges are due to be announced. It’s the 32nd anniversary of the Lockerbie bombing on Monday.

20 December 2020 By Paul Martin

Exactly thirty-two years after the destruction of PanAm plane over Lockerbie, the United States Justice Department has found evidence that it says will strengthen  mass-murder charges against the man they will accuse of constructing and delivering the bomb.  At a press conference expected today — Monday –  it will reveal some of its secret evidence […]

Britain, outside the EU, will become more important than before. So claims Trump’s former National Security Adviser John Bolton.

16 December 2020 By Paul Martin

President Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton has urged Britain to push ahead with negotiations for a trade deal even before Joe Biden takes office in late January as US President.  He said that withdrawal from the European Union, whether with or without a UK-EU trade deal,will actually help ensure that Britain’s role in world […]