Saturday 10 December 2016

EU’s broken politics means its citizens are now left suffering

Published 16/07/2016 | 02:30

A life-size copy of renown Michelangelo Buonarroti's David is diplayed supine, as a tribute to the victims of the Nice attack, during a ceremony at the Repubblica square in Florence, Italy. Maurizio Degl'Innocenti/ANSA Via AP
A life-size copy of renown Michelangelo Buonarroti's David is diplayed supine, as a tribute to the victims of the Nice attack, during a ceremony at the Repubblica square in Florence, Italy. Maurizio Degl'Innocenti/ANSA Via AP

France is yet again struck by the depressing and terrifying attack of a murderous sociopath. The brutal incident puzzles most of us – and raises far more questions than there are answers.

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As the Government here redoubles its correct resolve to stand by our old French allies and friends in the European Union in their hour of peril, we must also play our part in trying to find some answers to the questions and political remedies which will serve us into the future.

The sadness we share with France, and the parade of nationalities on the list of casualties, makes this an obligation for every citizen as a member of the human race.

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