The Labour leader claims the Government is 'skewing economic life' to funnel wealth 'towards the [richest] one per cent and away from working people'
The shadow chancellor set out his vision in what he called a "progress report" on Labour policy
Freedom is in decline across the world
The leader of the party whose policies include new banking structures and looser drug laws explains the group's rocketing popularity
It is precisely because the powerful find openness irritating and inconvenient that the rules need to be kept up to date
For more than half a century, Tunisia was an authoritarian state where all the power lay with the president
The late Hungarian president played a key role in consolidating his country’s newly-democratic regime
Institutional flaws have held the President back
Members of India's ruling Congress party erupted in rapturous applause today for Rahul Gandhi, heir to the country's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, who is leading the struggling party's campaign in a general election in May.
John Bercow, House of Commons Speaker, has made a highly unusual intervention in a key foreign policy issue by appealing for Burma’s constitution to be amended to allow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to run in elections for the country’s presidency next year.
If the military blocks constitutional change, the world will want to know why
Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood supporters, who accuse the army of staging a coup, have held frequent protests calling for his reinstatement
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
The country and its people have a long way to go in the democratic process