The anti-war movement has an important case to make. But they know that this money-reward mechanism is surely not strengthening their argument
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Friday 03 January 2014
(12A) Dir. Justin Chadwick; Starring Idris Elba, Naomie Harris, 146mins
Steve Bunce: As Nelson Mandela's favourite fighter, 'Baby Jake' Matlala, who also died last week, gave hope to post-apartheid South Africa
Wednesday 11 December 2013
'I said to Mandela the two most famous people in South Africa are also famous for their height,' Matlala once recalled
Monday 07 October 2013
A hugely ambitious production transports an audience back to 1914 in a part-walking tour, part-multimedia journey
Monday 07 October 2013
Update on health of former anti-apartheid figurehead comes as his foundation is award the US Dole Leadership Prize of $25,000
Yearning for a simpler life? Tourists given the chance to live like Mahatma Gandhi for a week - but don’t expect any comfort
Thursday 03 October 2013
For £10 a night, visitors will be invited to meditate, learn to prepare simple food and forget about the outside world for a few days
Wednesday 25 September 2013
In an expletive-filled rant, the actor said Mr Obama needs to be more 'f***ing presidential' and stop dropping his 'G's
Monday 16 September 2013
"If you want a doctor/ I'll examine every inch of you," he growls, with relish, on "I'm Your Man". The 78-year-old troubadour's lyrics have always been infused with lust, as well as searing candour and wit. If an alien race wanted to understand human obsession, the pungent words of Keats and Cohen ("Many loved before us/ I know that we are not new") would probably be the best place to start.
Nelson Mandela: Doctors say South Africa's hero faces 'impending death' but deny he is in 'vegetative state'
Friday 05 July 2013
Meanwhile, his family argues over Mandela's final resting place
Friday 28 June 2013
A report calls out the left for embracing fundamentalists
Wednesday 12 June 2013
South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, tells parliament in Cape Town that 'we are very happy with the progress that he's now making'
Friday 31 May 2013
The idea that our forces would act as a break on American excesses was a pipe dream
Thursday 23 May 2013
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.
Sunday 07 April 2013
Sunday 10 February 2013
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.
Monday 17 December 2012
When Japan's Liberal Democratic Party suffered its first election defeat in more than 50 years, it was widely heralded as the end of an era. Just three years later, however, the LDP has made a spectacular comeback, more than doubling its seats in the lower house of the Diet and catapulting Shinzo Abe – the former Prime Minister who lasted just a single, shambolic year in office – back into the top job.
In defence of liberal democracy
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
EU asylum policy is 'a direct threat to our civilisation', says Nigel Farage
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
- 2 General Election 2015: 14-year-old boy asks Nick Clegg – 'can you kill Katie Hopkins?'
- 3 University student in court for allegedly covering housemates' food in window cleaner and spit
- 4 Ryan Gosling posts tribute to 'Ryan Gosling Won't Eat His Cereal' creator Ryan McHenry