A major anti-corruption trial involving a billionaire Labour donor who is a friend of Tony Blair collapsed yesterday following an embarrassing error by the Serious Fraud Office.
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Saturday 04 August 2012
A Saudi soldier was shot dead patrolling an area populated by minority Shi'ite Muslims last night, the Interior Ministry said, and one of the gunmen was killed in the ensuing shoot-out.
Sunday 22 July 2012
St Andrews businessman intervened when he heard of construction firm's travel ban on expats
Friday 06 July 2012
Medals won at the London Olympics should not handed out until 2020 because it will be years before testers can be sure that the athletes did not take drugs, a leading sports scientist has suggested.
Friday 06 July 2012
Cheating athletes 'could exploit medical advances by using drugs not yet detectable'
Sunday 01 July 2012
Officials held private talks while UN criticised Gulf state on human rights
Thursday 21 June 2012
A court has adjourned the case of an 11-year-old boy accused of taking part in anti-government protests. A verdict is now expected on 5 July.
Friday 15 June 2012
An appeals court has sentenced nine medical staff accused of aiding last February's anti-government uprising to jail terms, while setting free another nine.
Friday 08 June 2012
For the second time in four races, grand prix organisers are on red alert against the possibility of political disruption of their event.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
The jailed Bahraini hunger striker Abdulhadi al-Khawaja – who emerged as the face of the protests against the Grand Prix in the Gulf nation earlier this year – was set to end his strike last night, 110 days after he began refusing food.
Sunday 27 May 2012
A British resident has been sentenced in absentia by a court in Bahrain for allegedly trying to overthrow the government.
Wednesday 23 May 2012
A jailed activist who has been on a hunger strike since February made his first public appearance in months yesterday, attending a court hearing in a wheelchair.
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Top PR exec Justine Sacco under fire for sending racist tweet before flying to Africa
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
- 1 Top PR exec Justine Sacco under fire for sending racist tweet before flying to Africa
- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 The publisher who played with fire: the battle for control of Larsson's £30m legacy
- 5 Police seize possessions of rough sleepers in crackdown on homelessness