A plan for the European Union to develop its own drone programme will be strongly opposed by David Cameron at a summit of EU leaders in Brussels today.
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Review: 1913, The Year Before the Storm, By Florian Illies (Trs by Shaun Whiteside and Jamie Lee Searle)
Saturday 03 August 2013
Scenes from the brink of catastrophe
Squadron Leader Peter Tunstall, the cooler king of Colditz who failed to get the recognition he deserved
Tuesday 30 July 2013
His death has raised questions about why he was never honoured
Monday 29 July 2013
The Mill, Sun, Channel 4 // The Mystery of Rome's X Tombs, Sun, BBC2
Sunday 28 July 2013
By Jove, Biggles, that chap's a gal, don'tcha know!
Sunday 28 July 2013
Summertime. And the living is … well, not so easy if you've got a handful of children to entertain. Thankfully, the West End of London has plenty to offer children of all ages; it also has the annual theatre initiative, Kids Week, to help make a trip up to town more affordable. Kids Week has an exciting line-up of shows offering free tickets and activities throughout August.
Friday 12 July 2013
The mainstream British media tends to present all stories about conflict through the prism of nationhood. But there is no "us" and "them"
Saturday 06 July 2013
The first six hours of a planned 42 telling the story of a Derbyshire village over the 20th century, and, yes, this first series of Peter Moffat’s drama groaned under its ambition.
Friday 28 June 2013
Historian Ben Urwand says he has cache of documents that prove Tinseltown enthusiastically cooperated with Nazis' global propaganda effort
Wednesday 26 June 2013
The British Museum is set to hold an exhibition on the subject of sex in Japanese art.
Sunday 23 June 2013
Ernest Hemingway was one of the most-celebrated writers of the twentieth century, possessing a straightforward prose style, which often leaned towards understatement.
Friday 21 June 2013
The best play to date about the tragicomic compromises and ignominious ironies of coalition politics is Michael Frayn's Democracy (2003) about the unstable, ill-natured, ideologically bizarre groupings on which power depended in post-war Germany.
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Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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- 3 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 4 Cycle death inquest: Boyfriend hugs driver of 32 tonne tipper truck that killed his girlfriend
- 5 Burglar steals video tapes of child abuse, hands them into police