But current foreign leaders are less well represented at service
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Wednesday 10 April 2013
Today being the 15th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement which brought peace to Northern Ireland, it seems as good excuse to revive anecdotes about the slightly made Secretary of State, Mo Mowlam, who did so much to make it possible while slowly dying of a malignant brain tumour.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
The first Elizabethans had Shakespeare, we had Harold Pinter; they had Sir Walter Raleigh, we have Fred Goodwin; they had Francis Drake, we have Simon Cowell
Thursday 01 July 2010
Israel is expected to broaden the powers of an internal inquiry into the botched raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla in May in the wake of a barrage of claims that its investigation lacks any credibility. Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Prime Minister, appeared to cave in to domestic pressure after the committee was mocked in the Israeli media as a whitewash designed to defend the assault on 31 May that resulted in the death of nine Turkish nationals. A photograph of one 93-year-old panellist in his pyjamas looking at documents drew particular derision.
Thursday 07 January 2010
There can be no doubt that the formidable Peter and Iris Robinson double act is finished in political terms.
Thursday 08 October 2009
"If I'm appointed Justice Secretary in the next Conservative administration I will end Jack Straw's serial selective and cynical trailing of government policy in the media," the shadow Justice Secretary Dominic Grieve pledged yesterday... in a speech selectively trailed by his personal spin doctor the night before it was delivered.
Monday 26 January 2009
Sunday 15 June 2008
Friday 02 May 2008
Thursday 03 April 2008
Saturday 20 May 2006
Thursday 26 February 2004
Tuesday 06 January 2004
Saturday 20 December 2003
Saturday 20 December 2003
Friday 19 December 2003
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