Dialect – A British policeman in 1946 Palestine

Jewish anti-Palestine white paper demonstrations - womens demonstration on may 22 1939- demonstration approaching king david hotel stopped by cordon of police seen in distance

plus data theft via Synch & The Cloud? Ed Lander

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This week we hear from former Palestine policeman during the 1940s British mandate, Bill Smith. He was in a Palestinian police headquarters when it was attacked by Jewish terrorists the Irgun one morning. Bill explains how the British mandate was set up in 1920 after the 1919 Versailles treaty, the British formally receiving approval for the mandate on 1922 from the League of Nations. Bill went from the merchant navy to become a British policeman in Palestine which was under attack from Jewish terrorists. He then joined the army and fought in Korea before spending a much more pleasant time in Hong Kong.

Ed Lander looks this week at Synch and Cloud computing as well as ‘Connected World’ where everything in our homes and elsewhere is part of a massive web of internet connections… but while this interconnectivity can be convenient for us, are others hacking into our lives?

Sara Bromberg looks at what help is available for those over six months unemployed. She has been sent to Connections, Learn Direct, Filton College, First Step and Skills South West and still has not been helped. How realistic it is for people with mental health problems to battle with able bodied people to get jobs in an increasingly difficult jobs market.

Jason Yannacopoulos looks at the floods and boss of Lloyds bank joining the Financial Reporting Council FRC – auditors version of the FCA.

Archbishiop Nichols on the absurdities of ‘welfare reform’

Change 100 scheme from Vanilla ventures and Leonard Cheshire disability – paid intern-ships for disability students, unfortunately only 10-15 places this year.

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