The appalling attack on Salman Rushdie is an attack on freedom of expression

The appalling attack on Salman Rushdie is an attack on freedom of expression

The appalling stabbing attack on Salman Rushdie while speaking in Chautauqua, New York is a return to the violence that followed Ayatollah Khomeini’s fatwa against Rushdie and his book, satanic verses, in 1989. Rushdie was attacked and seriously injured by a 24-year-old man from New Jersey. Little is known about the perpetrator at the time … Read more

Salman Rushdie’s condition heading ‘in the right direction’ after stabbing | American News

Salman Rushdie's condition heading 'in the right direction' after stabbing |  American News

Sir Salman Rushdie’s injuries remain ‘serious’ after being stabbed, but his condition is ‘in the right direction’, the author’s agent has said. The 75-year-old was airlifted to hospital and underwent surgery hours after the attack on stage in Chautauqua, New York, on Friday. His literary agent, Andrew Wylie, said: “He’s no longer on a ventilator, … Read more

Prince Harry’s memoir should be worse than Princess Diana’s book

Prince Harry warned of 'disillusioned' public about royals in his memoir

Prince Harry’s highly anticipated memoir promises to be “the most devastating royal outing” since Andrew Morton’s explosive book on Princess Diana, a royal commentator has claimed. Royal expert Daniel Elser has commented on the upcoming publication of Prince Harry’s book. She said: “If even a small percentage of the speculation about what he might reveal … Read more

Why Liz Cheney is likely on her way to a major defeat

Why Liz Cheney is likely on her way to a major defeat

We’ll begin our week’s roundup of electoral politics with another Republican who voted to impeach Trump and has been at the forefront of anti-Trump Republicans in Congress: Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney. I’m going to cut to the chase and say that it will take a small miracle for Cheney to win Tuesday’s Republican primary for … Read more