Aylan Kurdi's drowning reveals our hypocrisy towards Europe's refugee crisis

  So far this year an estimated 2,643 people have died attempting to cross the Mediterranean in a desperate search for a new life free from war, persecution and suffering. The figure for 2014 was 3,279. These were mothers, fathers,…

China abolishes the cross of Christ

  China's stock-market has plunged: its GDP has crashed, the yuan has been devalued and economic confidence is in free fall. Another boom-and-bust bubble has burst: Mammon threatens another tidal…