The idea that our forces would act as a break on American excesses was a pipe dream
One of the two men involved in the Woolwich terror attack was known to a banned Islamist organisation and went by the name of Mujahid,The Independent has learned.
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has refused to release footage for a major new documentary about Benjamin Britten because the composer was a pacifist and a “deserter”, an award-winning film-maker has claimed.
Fyodor Khitruk, who died on 3 December at the age of 95, was the creator of the Soviet Union's animated version of AA Milne's Winnie the Pooh tales. The three much-loved Soviet cartoons of Vinni-Pukh, as Winnie the Pooh is known in Russia, were made between 1969 and 1972 and continue to be aired frequently on television. Along with Yuri Norshtein, whose 1975 Hedgehog in the Fog remains a cult classic, Khitruk has been credited as a leading innovator in the history of Soviet animation.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu has pulled out of international leadership summit because he doesn't want to share a platform with Tony Blair, it emerged yesterday.
Nobel peace winner says he won't share platform with 'morally indefensible' former PM
He also described Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as having a “megalomaniacal” vision
A portrait of the first Children's Laureate from his difficult childhood to a prolific career
Veteran anti-war campaigner Brian Haw has died, a message on his website said.
Scott Ritter, the former UN weapons inspector who strived to put the brakes on the 2003 invasion of Iraq by loudly disputing claims by Washington and London that Iraq had weapons of mass destruction, was in court in Pennsylvania last night on charges of soliciting sex with a minor over the internet.
The crowds passing through Westminster on Wednesday evening would not have been too surprised to encounter one of the political village's most famous faces, with its trademark thick black spectacles and the lights of the camera crew bouncing off his shiny dome.
The BBC's political editor Nick Robinson said he was "not remotely ashamed" after being filmed stamping on an anti-war protester's sign.
The Mayor of London is today bringing legal action to remove peace protesters camping in Parliament Square.
Nine-month term for soldier who went Awol to avoid redeployment
Waltz with Bashir has been banned in most Arab countries, and it's easy to see why.
The outspoken anti-war MP George Galloway has been banned from entering Canada on the grounds of national security.