At a time of tremendous religious significance for the Shia, the insensitive actions of a British security man appear to have sparked a major crisis
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Monday 26 October 2009
A man has been arrested in connection with the death of a soldier honoured for bravery in Iraq, police said today.
Wednesday 14 October 2009
The sister of Margaret Hassan, the aid worker who was kidnapped and murdered in Iraq, yesterday accused Tony Blair of risking the lives of British forces to help the former US President George Bush.
Wednesday 23 September 2009
The Iraqi prisoner Baha Mousa was killed in a revenge attack by British troops because his father had seen soldiers stealing money from a hotel safe, a public inquiry was told today.
Sunday 09 August 2009
There is no mystery about Michael Clarke. The elegant Australian No 5 scored a couple of hundreds against England in the bad old days of 2006-07 and has added a couple more this summer, plus a 93 yesterday. But who is this Marcus North who has partnered Clarke in fifth-wicket stands of 149 in Cardiff, 185 at Edgbaston and 152 here yesterday?
Friday 24 July 2009
An electrical engineer who lost his shoulder in a roadside bomb blast in Basra lost his £1 million-plus court action today
Sunday 12 July 2009
Sunday 28 June 2009
Sunday 21 June 2009
Tuesday 16 June 2009
I feel very strongly that we should be able to attend a public inquiry. From our point of view – as relatives of British soldiers who died in Iraq – we want to hear the evidence first-hand. If you have lost a son, as we have lost our son, or a husband, or a father, you are entitled to know what happened.
Monday 15 June 2009
Thursday 21 May 2009
Thursday 21 May 2009
Friday 15 May 2009
An album recorded in sweltering conditions on a British air base in Basra has scooped one of classical music's top prizes at last night's Classical Brit Awards.
Sunday 03 May 2009
Saturday 02 May 2009
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Myleene Klass: Ed Miliband 'strikes back' by comparing UK's need for Labour's mansion tax to Hear'Say track
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'