With the renewal of the BBC charter ultimately a matter for negotiation with the government of the day, we are beginning to see Auntie’s efforts to mollify Tory MPs, a number of whom think the broadcaster is a hornets nest of quasi-communists.
Kim Jong-un — who succeeded his deceased father Kim Jong-il as the leader of North Korea last December — has a new theme song called “Onwards Toward the Final Victory.” The patriotic ditty already seems to have worked wonders for the Korean Peninsula’s most eligible bachelor. The young despot has recently been sighted with a mystery woman.
With all the drama surrounding the installation of youngster Kim Jong-un as leader of North Korea, his spurned older siblings are likely to feel somewhat overlooked. But perhaps we can look to poetry to explain why his second (older) son Kim Jong-chol was passed over for inheritance of the famous platform shoes. Writing under the pseudonym Chol Pak, […]