Regular readers will recall my articles about overseas pensioners and the anger felt by around half a million of them who have had their state pensions frozen.
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Saturday 14 July 2012
Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman promised the Jewish and Muslim communities yesterday that they would be free to circumcise young boys despite a court ban which has provoked concerns about religious freedom.
Saturday 30 June 2012
Fourteen women who survived the horrors of the Second World War have paraded in a pageant, vying for the honour of being crowned Israel's first "Miss Holocaust Survivor". The winner of the controversial event was Chava Hershkovitz, far right.
Saturday 23 June 2012
The trial of Paraguay's President, Fernando Lugo, was due to begin yesterday in the senate after lawmakers voted to impeach the former Roman Catholic bishop for his role in a deadly clash involving landless farmers.
Sunday 17 June 2012
Something to Declare
Tuesday 05 June 2012
The North-South divide in British house prices is set to widen sharply this year and next, a leading economic think tank has warned.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
Almost 4,000 foreign criminals whom the Government wants to deport are at large in the community, figures showed today.
Friday 04 May 2012
David Cameron has apologised to Conservative councillors who lost their seats as his party suffered an electoral backlash from voters.
Friday 04 May 2012
On a suitably cold and dismal day, the President of a dissident republic addressed his underground supporters in inner London about the optimal size of a monetary union.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Tuesday 01 May 2012
GCSEs and A-levels in science and geography are easier than they were 10 years ago, the exams regulator said today.
Friday 27 April 2012
Reds knocked off another perch as United manager admits Mancini's men are more than just 'noisy neighbours'
Thursday 12 April 2012
Malaysia crowned its fourteenth King yesterday in an elaborate ceremony at the new National Palace in Kuala Lumpur.
Thursday 05 April 2012
Russia yesterday claimed the West was undermining the work of international peace envoy Kofi Annan, warning Britain and her allies not to arm Syria's rebels as a deadline for implementing an international peace plan approaches.
Friday 16 March 2012
A handful of Tanzanian schools have sparked outrage by forcing HIV-positive pupils to wear red ribbons to class.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
Barack Obama and David Cameron today evoke the wartime partnership of Churchill and Roosevelt as they promise to stand shoulder-to-shoulder in tackling the turbulence in world trouble-spots and the global economic crisis.
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds