HIV and AIDs campaigners have called the amendment "draconian"
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Truth and lies in the Cayman Islands: Tax haven’s former police chief calls for corruption inquiry documents to be released
Thursday 18 April 2013
For the career diplomat nearing retirement, there are worse postings than the Cayman Islands.
Wednesday 17 April 2013
But current foreign leaders are less well represented at service
Tuesday 16 April 2013
No former American Presidents will be present after Bill Clinton, George Bush and his son George W Bush declined invitations
Wednesday 10 April 2013
Afghanistan could descend into civil war and corruption and drugs trading could continue to cause problems once coalition forces withdraw from the country in less than two years' time, a report from the Defence Select Committee warned today.
National Union of Teachers gives unanimous vote of no confidence in Education Secretary Michael Gove
Tuesday 02 April 2013
Motion is first time in NUT's 143-year history union has taken such a step over Education Secretary
Saturday 30 March 2013
Monday 25 March 2013
Foreign secretary William Hague will travel with Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie to Africa this week to raise awareness of warzone rape.
Sunday 24 March 2013
Moaz al-Khatib urged to remain as head of alliance trying to form transition government
Sunday 24 March 2013
European foreign ministers meeting in Dublin fail to agree over lifting the arms ban for rebels fighting the Assad regime
Paywall UK: Nick Clegg's security bonds for immigrants attacked as 'unworkable, impractical and discriminatory'
Friday 22 March 2013
Visitors from 'high risk' nations to be asked for deposits of £1,000 or more
Monday 18 March 2013
Angry mobs lower the German flag and draw swastikas in anti-EU demonstrations
Top civil servant Chris Wormald admits he never told Education Secretary Michael Gove about abusive behaviour allegations against special adviser
Wednesday 13 March 2013
The Education Secretary Michael Gove was never told about allegations of abusive behaviour by one of his senior special advisers, the head of his department admitted today.
British hostage likely to be dead in 'act of cold-blooded murder' by extremist group Ansaru in Nigeria says William Hague
Sunday 10 March 2013
A Nigerian Islamist militant group's claims to have killed seven foreign hostages were today described as credible by Western governments
Friday 08 March 2013
Hey ladies, it’s our day today. Some might say that half the population need more than just 24 hours... and we’d agree. But with global events shedding light on women’s rights, and Michelle Obama recognising extraordinary heroines, it’s a small step in the right direction.
Thursday 28 February 2013
Ministers should be given annual performance appraisals to see how well they are doing their jobs, a former head of the civil service said today.
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
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