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One of the Conservatives’ few female MPs in the North of England is facing a damaging second reselection battle amid an outbreak of infighting.
With pressure mounting and even President Thein Sein urging people to do the right thing, Burma’s favourite daughter may be closer than ever to wresting control from the army in her home country
Egypt's interim government has blamed the group for an attack on police headquarters
New Jersey governor has claimed no advance knowledge of the incident which saw the closure of two access lanes from Fort Lee
Demonstrators' tents torn to pieces and barricades destroyed - yet riot police fail to clear capital's Independence Square
The so-called "Sussex 5" reinstated after pressure from students, MPs - and Cara Delevingne
South Africa’s first post-apartheid leader went out of way to instill respect for democratic institutions
Address to the nation by President Jacob Zuma on the death of former President Nelson Mandela, 5 December 2013.
MPs fiddled their expenses as a “displacement activity” because Parliament had become irrelevant and ineffective, Commons Speaker John Bercow has said.
Protesters demand fairer pay for staff, more representation with the university and lower tuition fees
Even Chile, Uruguay and South Africa beat us in the WWWF index
Anti-sleaze watchdog that commissioned research believes findings pose worrying questions about future of democracy in Britain
Home Secretary attacks broadcaster's ability to subsidise online coverage
Riot police used tear gas to disperse protesters outside the front of the building
After two failed attempts, the Maldives likely will hold its presidential election on Saturday as the three candidates have agreed on a voters' register, the president said today.