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Wednesday 01 August 2012
Read the headlines and it was the candidate's foreign trip from hell: a succession of mishaps capped by an expletive-laden tirade from an exasperated aide to an equally exasperated group of reporters. In fact, Mitt Romney's foray to Britain, Israel and Poland is likely to have only the tiniest impact on his chances of winning the White House in November.
Friday 08 June 2012
British ministers will boycott the opening matches of the Euro 2012 football tournament in protest at the civil rights record of co-host Ukraine, William Hague announced, following the lead of other European governments.
Monday 21 May 2012
Words that Tony Blair spoke over the phone to George Bush on the eve of the Iraq war are to be made public, a tribunal ordered today.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
Lord Justice Leveson defended his inquiry into media standards today and said he “was not in any way” seeking to challenge the right of Parliament to examine any of the issues his inquiry is covering.
Monday 14 May 2012
A £38 billion black hole in the UK's defence budget has been eliminated, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond confirmed today.
Thursday 26 April 2012
Top civil servant was asked 10 times if the culture secretary's statement to Commons was the truth, 10 times he refused to answer...
Tuesday 24 April 2012
Row over swearing of parliamentary oath prevents NLD party from joining assembly
Friday 20 April 2012
The European Union will suspend most sanctions against Burma for a year while it assesses the country's progress towards democracy.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Saturday 07 April 2012
There were signs that Mutharika’s Green Revolution would be ruinous – even before his re-election
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
Armed tribesmen have kidnapped a Swiss woman in western Yemen and are demanding the Yemeni government free their jailed relatives in return for her release, an Interior Ministry official said in Sanaa today.
Wednesday 29 February 2012
European Union foreign ministers will recommend that Serbia be allowed to become an official candidate for membership after the country reached an agreement with its former province of Kosovo.
Tuesday 24 January 2012
The European Union has rewarded Burma for a "remarkable" flurry of moves towards political reform by easing some sanctions against the regime.
Sunday 15 January 2012
Norway's Foreign Ministry says a Norwegian man who was working for the United Nations has been kidnapped in Yemen.
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage on Have I Got News For You: Ukip leader ridiculed over expenses and party 'fruitcakes'
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