Workers in front of a stunning sunset in Kurdistan, North Iraq

Gary Kent: Why Britain can benefit from showing its faith in Kurdistan

Gary Kent, back from his 18th visit to Kurdistan, says its people  need and deserve our help

Charlie Mullins of Pimlico Plumbers

300 business attend Entrepreneurs' Forum Spring Conference

The future of leadership and entrepreneurship were at the fore as a 300-strong audience attended the Entrepreneurs’ Forum’s Spring conference

Mohammed Emwazi, Jihadi John, during his time in Kuwait in 2010 when he worked for an IT company in Kuwait City

Keith Hann: The new Vikings of the Middle East

Journal columnist Keith Hann airs his displeasure about the destruction of our collective cultural heritage and the use of the word 'radical'

Journal columnist Keith Hann

Keith Hann: I told you I was ill

Journal columnist Keith Hann on the search for a suitable epitaph - and a Latin translation

Tributes at the French Institute in Edinburgh

Keith Hann: Satire should make us laugh, not cringe

Journal columnist Keith Hann on the cartoons which brought terrorist backlash to French magazine Charlie Hebdo

The Jewish community in Bensham Gateshead

Denise Robertson: We must shout louder about what the Jews have achieved for our country

Journal columnist and TV agony aunt Denise Robertson hopes Britain's Jews will resist Israel's call for them to emigrate

French President Francois Hollande delivers his speech during a ceremony to pay tribute to the three police officers killed in the attacks, in Paris, France

Peter Troy: More detail but less information about terrorist attacks

Journal columnist Peter Troy questions the decision to focus so much attention on what happened in Paris at the expense of events elsewhere

The crowd gather during the march in Paris, France

John Sadler: Jihadists are thirsting for the West to crack down on Muslim communities

Northumberland-based local historian John Sadler explores what the terrorists hoped to get out of last week's attacks in Paris

Yemeni policemen investigators stand next to wreckage at the scene of a car bombing outside a police academy in Sanaa, Yemen

Kate Thick: All religions attract the saintly and the fanatic

The Journal's new Monday columnist, Kate Thick, on the deaths in Paris - and the other lives claimed by terrorism around the world

People hold up a sign reading "Solidarity" during a rally in Paris, France

The Journal Opinion: Light after the darkness in Paris

The Journal Opinion for January 12 in which we look at how people have joined together after the events in Paris

A police officer takes shelter behind a gendarme car in Dammartin-en-Goele, northeast of Paris, where the two brothers suspected in a deadly terror attack were cornered, Friday, Jan.9, 2015

The Journal Opinion: The terrorists can be stopped. We can't give up

The Journal opinion column for Saturday, January 10, in which we reflect on the week's horrific events in Paris

Tributes at the French Institute in Edinburgh

David Banks: How does the media respond to the atrocity in Paris?

Journal columnist and former Mirror editor David Banks on why we must not submit to threats - but throwing petrol on the flames is wrong too

Flowers are placed on a fence in a makeshift memorial near the site where a gunman held hostages for 16 hours at a popular Sydney cafe, Australia

Bernard Trafford: 'Stop the world; I want to get off'

Journal columnist and Newcastle headteacher Bernard Trafford on the week from hell and our response to it

Children in Kurdistan, October 2014

Gary Kent: The Kurds using pea-shooters in David and Goliath battle against Isis

Gary Kent, just back from his 19th visit to Kurdistan in the last eight years, argues that the Kurds desperately need Britain's help

Robert Williams, professor at Durham University, who has been diagnosed with cancer

Durham University professor turns to thriller writing after being diagnosed with cancer

Professor Robert Williams chats to Chief Reporter Katie Davies following the launch of his thrillers

Prime Minister David Cameron

George Hepburn: Is immigration row sending the PM towards an EU exit strategy?

Journal columnist George Hepburn says that if the PM ends up campaigning for us to leave the EU then the far right will have won

Easington MP Grahame Morris

MP Grahame Morris says Justice for Palestine will bring peace to everyone in the region

North East Labour MP Grahame Morris leads Commons calls to recognise Palestine

Alan Henning, the British aid worker who has kidnapped and brutally murdered by IS militants

George Hepburn: Once again we are at war without a clear aim

Journal columnist George Hepburn says the murder of Alan Henning was grotesque, but the way forward must be diplomacy and not war

Dave Anderson MP

IS is "fascist" terror organisation which must be defeated, says Tyneside MP

Commons votes to back air strikes against terror group in Iraq following six-hour debate

Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement to the media on the killing of British aid worker David Haines

Tom Gutteridge: You and I are the targets of the Islamic terrorists. Get used to it

Journal columnist Tom Gutteridge on the sickening murder of David Haines - and what should be the response of the West


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