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Singer said in the same 'great' week he was booed at the TED conference in Arusha, Tanzania

We can help poorer countries by tackling tax evasion and avoidance

Britain is leading the fight against global hunger. Millions of families in the world's poorest countries are getting the food and nutrition they need, thanks to the hard work of our charities, the generosity of our people, and the UK development budget.

Men look at the wreckage of a vehicle near Ain Amenas, Algeria

Algerian foreign minister admits hostage crisis mistakes

Algeria's foreign minister has admitted that his government's security forces made mistakes during the hostage crisis at the In Amenas gas plant, in which 38 civilians and 29 militants died, including six British nationals.

Head of Goldman Sachs warns David Cameron on tax

The head of Goldman Sachs has cautioned politicians against subjecting companies to public opprobrium for responding to incentives in the tax system.

'We are in the midst of a long struggle against murderous terrorists': Cameron urges G8 countries to share burden of tackling terrorism

The G8 group of developed countries should agree to “share the burden” of tackling terrorism in flashpoints around the globe, Prime Minister David Cameron said today.

David Cameron addresses business leaders in Liverpool this week

I’ll make 'damn sure' big companies pay their tax, says David Cameron

Cameron says he will use his G8 presidency to seek collective backing to tackle corporate abuses

David Cameron speaking in Portadown yesterday

Northern Ireland’s open for business, says Cameron (as he trumpets G8 talks at golf course that went bust last year with debts of £26m)

A five-star golf resort in Northern Ireland that has been in administration for over 18 months  with debts of £26 million, and regarded as a high-profile example of the worst excesses of Ireland’s banking crisis, will play host next year to eight of the world’s richest nations.

David Cameron set for talks with Francois Hollande

David Cameron will hold talks with Francois Hollande next week when the French president makes his first visit to Britain since taking office.

David Cameron welcomes Syria arms sanction

Syria must work towards a democratic future, Prime Minister David Cameron said today as he welcomed an insurance ban on all European Union ships carrying arms to the country.

'Last dictator' comes first for Putin

Vladimir Putin took to the road for the first time after being returned to the Russian presidency with a trip to neighbouring Belarus yesterday.

Trending: Just a run-of-the-treadmill day in the life of world leaders

When you're the leader of the free world, every second counts. So rather than slipping on a pair of headphones and cranking up the volume on Now That's What I Call Running 3 in the gym at Camp David at the weekend, Barack Obama instead collared David Cameron for some eurozone chat – while they were both on the treadmill.

François Hollande said his promise to French people had been kept

François Hollande passes first test with credit, but tougher ones to follow

The French President was the ideal protagonist for the relaxed talking shop of the G8 summit, says John Lichfield in Paris

Chelsea fans lined the streets to welcome home the players who won their side the Champions League

Chelsea fans pay tribute to Champions League winning players with west London parade

Tens of thousands of Chelsea fans will line the streets of west London today to celebrate the club's historic Champions League and FA Cup double.

Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan at Camp David in 1986

David Usborne: Leaders follow in the footsteps of FDR and Winston Churchill

Camp David is the presidential retreat where history is made

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Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
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As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
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Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
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The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
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Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
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America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
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A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
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Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project
Diana Krall: The jazz singer on being friends with Elton John, outer space and skiing in Dubai

Diana Krall interview

The jazz singer on being friends with Elton John, outer space and skiing in Dubai
Pinstriped for action: A glimpse of what the very rich man will be wearing this winter

Pinstriped for action

A glimpse of what the very rich man will be wearing this winter
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Bill Granger's Japanese recipes

Stock up on mirin, soy and miso and you have the makings of everyday Japanese cuisine
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