A further clause in the contract, obtained through a Freedom of Information request, agrees that TfL will adhere to UAE's foreign policy in its future dealings
Pope Francis has condemned the “cult of money”, saying that the economic crisis had made life worse for millions in rich and poor countries.
David Cameron is facing a new Conservative rebellion over Europe as his MPs challenge his authority by renewing their demands for a referendum.
Hull's promotion party in serious danger as they extend their winless streak to three games with defeat at Barnsley
Lino Oviedo, who died in a helicopter crash on 2 February at the age of 69, was a Paraguayan presidential candidate who helped the lead the 1989 coup that overthrew the former dictator Alfredo Stroessner. A retired general known as a dynamic public speaker – and the country's most controversial politician – Oviedo was running in the April presidential election in the impoverished and politically unstable South American country.
The fall of Chile's military leader has been turned into an Oscar-nominated movie starring Gael Garcia Bernal
Polls too close to call as Park Geun-hye bids to become country's first female leader
A Russian opera singer has had to pull out of a debut appearance at this year's Bayreuth Festival just days before it is due to begin in a row over Nazi tattoos.
Antonio Tabucchi was a leading Italian novelist, intellectual, academic and columnist, widely known to his countryman as a ferocious critic of former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi. He regularly accused Mr Berlusconi of using his political power to further his own interests. He was also an internationally-renowned expert and professor of the literature of Portugal, which he considered his second home and where he died of cancer aged 68.
For more than 60 years, Manuel Fraga was a giant of Spanish politics who started out as a high-profile figure in the second period of Franco's regime and then made an opportunistic transformation in the post-Franco political arena.
We live in a post-fact world where powerful people are relaxed about lying
In the last part of our series, Robert Fisk ponders the fate of the despots who fought grimly against a revolutionary tide