The Government attempted to draw a line under the freeze in diplomatic relations with China today as George Osborne said Britain is determined to move on from the row.
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Monday 01 September 2008
The Dalai Lama left hospital in Mumbai this morning after being treated for abdominal pain, smiling and waving to waiting photographers.
Friday 22 August 2008
Carla Bruni-Sarkozy took another big step towards her goal of becoming France’s Jackie Kennedy yesterday when she braved pouring rain and the scorn of her husband’s critics to meet the Tibetan spiritual leader at a fairy-tale Buddhist temple on a hill in Languedoc. The former supermodel accepted the long white shawl of welcome from the Dalai Lama and posed for the cameras with pride.
Sunday 10 August 2008
The French First Lady, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, will meet the Dalai Lama in France this week – adopting for the first time her self-proclaimed role as a kind of queen of human rights.
Thursday 07 August 2008
Wednesday 16 July 2008
And so we bid our annual farewell to Melvyn Bragg and In Our Time (Radio 4, Thursday), as he toddles off to recharge his batteries with his usual summer regimen of donkey rides, 99s, and kiss-me-quick hats. He deserves the break. In Our Time remains one of the very best things on radio, week after week showing that all you need for good radio are three people who know what they're talking about , and a fourth – Bragg – who wants to know and is prepared to nag.
Monday 23 June 2008
China paraded the Olympic torch through the streets of Lhasa at the weekend in a blaze of red flags, eager to present a picture of national unity and domestic harmony just three months after the Tibetan provincial capital was rocked by anti-Chinese riots.
Friday 06 June 2008
The first album on her own label has apparently secured Dolly Parton her first Top 20 placing since 1993 – and no wonder, given its combination of technical accomplishment and sheer likeability.
Saturday 24 May 2008
Gordon Brown promised to encourage greater reconciliation between the Chinese government and the people of Tibet during a meeting with the Dalai Lama yesterday.
Wednesday 21 May 2008
It was 11.30am this morning, and the Dalai Lama had just finished telling journalists in a tightly packed Palace of Westminster hall that he appreciated the Prime Minister’s "genuine concern" for Tibet, when a loud and insistent chiming began
Wednesday 21 May 2008
The Dalai Lama today appealed to Britain not to forget Tibet in its efforts to forge stronger relations with China.
Tuesday 20 May 2008
The Dalai Lama arrived in Britain today amid growing concern that he is not being received at Downing Street.
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