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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says ‘fighting has set Syria back decades’
Labour will pledge to stop state schools employing unqualified teachers - and promise to bring an end to the current Government’s “ideological obsession” with school structures.
'Independent' columnist Neil Warnock said last year that he would encourage a player to go public
Republican Cranston mayor Allan Fung told a press conference he was involved in a car crash after falling unconscious behind the wheel
The Goverment contractors Serco and Capita are among businesses being wooed to salvage the Ministry of Defence's much-criticised reforms of the agency that buys military kit.
Full-back turns in own goal to hand Huddersfield victory after heroic fightback by Conference side
Life beyond the Premier League: In five years they have risen from the Conference to top of League Two
Christian Concern founder Andrea Minichiello Williams angers gay rights campaigner after speech in Jamaica
Mr Cameron said he had raised his concerns with the Chinese Premier
There is no argument about what is the 2013 political book of the year. Charles Moore has lived since 1997 with the task of producing Margaret Thatcher's authorised, posthumous biography, Margaret Thatcher: The Authorised Biography (Allen Lane, £30). His first lovingly and painstakingly written volume was rushed into the bookshops within days of her death. It took three pages of close type just to list the people Moore interviewed. The narrative took another 750 to reach the conclusion of the Falklands War.
The hollow steel fallout bunker constructed for President John F Kennedy on Peanut Island near Riviera Beach in Florida is now a museum which attracts about 12,000 visitors a year.
England and Japan are the next hosts of the tournament
Justin Welby defends right of Christians to speak out on political issues
Remarks from the Xbox Live manager at a developers' conference suggests that updates will restart consoles 'whether your code is running or not'
Former Australian Prime Minister says climate change claims are exaggerated
The title might lead you to expect that the main focus of David Pinner's bilious 1973 comedy would be on the “Big Four” – Truman, Stalin, Churchill and Atlee – and their meeting in Occupied Germany in July 1945. But these statesmen play second fiddle, so to speak, to the internationally renowned British string quartet (very loosely based on the Griller, their real-life equivalent), who have been hired to provide the entertainment. While the world is being carved up at the Conference offstage, the play is bound in an antechamber where the highly strung musicians kill time between performances by tearing one another apart.