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
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
- 1 Russell Brand accuses FOX News anchor Sean Hannity of terrorism after aggressive Israel-Gaza debate
- 2 Pope Francis issues top 10 tips for happiness – including don’t try to convert other people
- 3 Arturo Vidal to Manchester United: Midfielder set to force through move to Louis van Gaal's Red Devils - reports
- 4 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 5 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire