Philip Reeves

Philip Reeves appears in the following:

Violence Defies Pakistanis' Efforts To Define Their Nation

Sunday, June 16, 2013

There is no more graphic example of the daunting challenges facing Pakistan's new prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, than the bloody events playing out in the west of his nation.

Just over a week after Sharif was sworn in for a third term, at least 24 people were killed in a ...

Comment

Murder Case Appears To Buck Trend Of Pakistani Corruption

Sunday, June 09, 2013

"There are times when one's faith is restored in the judicial system here, in Pakistan," writes a gentleman called Sajjid Khan, in an unusually optimistic letter published by one of his nation's leading newspapers The Daily Times.

Pakistanis generally take a bleak view of their system of law and order, ...

Comment

Riots In Sweden. That's Right. Sweden

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Sweden is one of the wealthiest, most stable and smoothly running countries in the world.

Which would explain why the country's 9.5 million residents may be shocked by the events of the past few days.

For the past three nights, hundreds of youths have been rampaging through parts of the ...

Comment

Alex Ferguson: A Legendary Manager For An Iconic Franchise

Wednesday, May 08, 2013

The resignation of veteran Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is an event causing ripples that go way beyond the island where the Scotsman spent his long and illustrious career.

Walk into a bar pretty much anywhere from Buenos Aires to Bangkok, mention Ferguson or his star-studded team of ...

Comment

For Some Britons, Thatcher's Death Provokes Celebrations

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

A young man is parading the streets of the city of Glasgow with a slogan daubed onto the back of his black leather jacket in big, freshly painted white letters. "We're havin' a party," it declares. "Thatcher's dead."

In what was the coal belt of northern England, a burly former ...

Comment

Margaret Thatcher's Life And Legacy In Britain

Monday, April 08, 2013

Comment

Rolling Stones To Return To Hyde Park After 44 Years

Thursday, April 04, 2013

This July, The Rolling Stones will play London's Hyde Park for the first time in 44 years. The band's last concert there — July 5, 1969 — turned out to be a defining moment in musical history, which those who were there will never forget. Mick ...

Comment

Britain Goes After Pot Growers With 'Scratch And Sniff' Cards

Friday, March 22, 2013

For many years, across the world, the extraordinarily powerful noses of dogs have been successfully used to help detect crime.

Now, in Britain, moves are under way to recruit humans to perform the same subtle work.

Police are encouraging the British to step out of their homes, raise their nostrils ...

Comment