Edward Snowden, the US intelligence leaker, may soon be filling a ceremonial role in Britain’s academic life. Students at Glasgow University have embarked on a campaign to have him elected as their rector.
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Sunday 31 January 2010
Thursday 28 January 2010
The BBC has failed to show that its coverage of major sporting and music events provides the best possible value for money, a National Audit Office (NAO) report found today.
Tuesday 19 January 2010
Firms that check and publish any difference in pay between male and female staff will receive limited immunity from investigation, the equalities commission announced today.
Sunday 17 January 2010
Thursday 14 January 2010
Wednesday 06 January 2010
The European Commission has launched court action over EU government plans to block a 3.7 per cent pay rise for thousands of highly paid civil servants.
Monday 21 December 2009
Friday 11 December 2009
Tuesday 08 December 2009
Wednesday 25 November 2009
The Scottish Parliament may be given the power to vary income tax by up to 10p in the pound, the Government will announce today.
Tuesday 10 November 2009
Thursday 22 October 2009
The BNP is facing a fine of up to £5,000 by electoral watchdogs for failing to file its accounts on time, amid claims the far-right party is in financial crisis.
Sunday 18 October 2009
Friday 25 September 2009
ITV's succession saga took a new turn today as the broadcaster revealed its hunt for a chief executive had disintegrated and said Michael Grade would step down as chairman.
Tuesday 08 September 2009
David Cameron laid down the gauntlet to Gordon Brown today by pledging to slash pay, perks and costs at Westminster.
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 100,000 back our campaign
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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- 4 Refugee crisis: Aylan's life was full of fear - in death, he is part of 'humanity washed ashore'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train