Author: Sean Quinn
Sean Quinn is a barrister and scriptwriter. When not searching for new hiking trails, she can be found obsessing about politics and film.

“I’ve applied for Irish citizenship.” Pre-Brexit, this would have been amazing to hear in a cut-glass accent by a late-middle-aged upper-class British woman. But Brexit was looming and she didn’t want any hassle commuting to her country home, in France. (More…)

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Picture this: You are the captain of an NGO rescue ship that has been stranded at sea for weeks awaiting permission to dock at the nearest port. (More…)

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NGO crews patrolling the Mediterranean for refugees have noticed a change in the treatment of some of their ships. (More…)

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Pity Il Capitano. Italy’s macho deputy premier is having a rough week being bested by highly-skilled women. (More…)

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The corpses of security guards lay strewn among broken glass and crumpled cars on Via Fani. A dead body, displayed in fetal position, in the trunk of a red Renault 4 and a dejected, thin-faced man with a wry smile posed before the flag of his captors. (More…)

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