Tom McGurk

Tom McGurk

Articles by Tom McGurk

Advertising ban will not drain drinks industry

Advertising ban will not drain drinks industry

The Government is expected to announce a ban on the day time broadcasting of television adverts for alcohol, as part of a new initiative to control alcohol advertising and sponsorship.

Britain's New Labour has lost sight of human rights

Britain's New Labour has lost sight of human rights

It has been a truly remarkable week in the judicial life of Britain.

Northern talks logjam could be the worst yet

Northern talks logjam could be the worst yet

Once again, we have fallen between the shadow and the substance.

High priest of sectarianism eyes ultimate seat of power

High priest of sectarianism eyes ultimate seat of power

When Ian Paisley first appeared on the street corners of the North in the 1960s, the Northern poet WD Rodgers, a former Presbyterian clergyman, wrote a wonderfully bitter and ironic poem about him entitled Home Thoughts From Abroad.