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.
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
- 1 East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
- 2 Germanwings plane crash: Video shows co-pilot Andreas Lubitz learning to fly as a teenager
- 3 Vladimir Putin says Russia will fight for the right of Palestinians to their own state