We were plunged into the torrid turmoil of the Heath years
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Saturday 31 October 2009
Wednesday 28 October 2009
Gunter Kießling: General whose dismissal following a sex scandal caused a political storm in West Germany
Monday 26 October 2009
The dismissal of General Günter Kießling at the end of 1983 sent shock waves through Nato and the German military and political establishments. The German officer was accused, in secret, of homosexuality, which in his position was regarded as a security risk. Despite his denials, he was dismissed.
Sunday 25 October 2009
Sunday 18 October 2009
Friday 09 October 2009
Saturday 03 October 2009
Friday 02 October 2009
The Crown Prosecution Service today defended its decision to take legal proceedings against a 71-year-old woman who prodded a 17-year-old youth in the chest.
Monday 21 September 2009
Monday 21 September 2009
Friday 04 September 2009
First published in 1997, Garton Ash's exploration of his Stasi file has the mesmeric potency of a Le Carré novel. Since that time, "Stasi" has been adopted as a common expression for state observation.
Friday 07 August 2009
Friday 31 July 2009
The sinister Stasi secret police of former East Germany opened a file on late "King of Pop" Michael Jackson because they felt he would be "politically provocative" when he gave a concert in West Berlin.
Thursday 30 July 2009
Germany's Bild newspaper is reporting that a 1988 Michael Jackson concert in West Berlin prompted security concerns for East Germany's secret police.
Saturday 11 July 2009
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Muslims pre-date Columbus in discovering America,' says Turkish president Erdogan
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Former Tory PM Sir John Major says 'we would not have an NHS without migrants'
G20 summit: David Cameron warns Vladimir Putin that Russia's relationship with the West is at a 'fork in the road' over Ukraine
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