Britain can defeat the toxic ideology of Islamism in the same way it defeated its twin sister, racism. Racism and Islamism have a lot in common. Both are erected on fascist ideologies—the latter on the superiority of religion. In fact, Islamists are the Muslim equivalent of the racists, except the former have a violent global agenda.
Randhir Singh Bains, Essex, in The Guardian
The best-before dates on food items should be abolished as they are a way of persuading consumers to throw away edible items. We should do what my parents and grandparents did: look at it, smell it, taste it. If it passes, eat it.
Peter Andell, Kent, in The Times
We have heard a great deal lately from Ukraine, Syria, Iraq and Libya, to name but a few; has anyone heard from the United Nations?
Bob Forster, Oxfordshire, in The Guardian
In the light of England’s recent performance in the World Cup, I would like to suggest a late entry for the two most depressing words in modern England: cricket highlights.
Ruth Corderoy, Berkshire, in The Daily Telegraph
Is the term ‘social media’ the most depressing in current usage?
Bill Collier, Lancashire, in The Daily Telegraph