Politicians are used to courting a particular section of society come election time, but in a first for America, it may be the marijuana vote that decides the Florida governor’s race.
George W. Bush
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US General James Cartwright under investigation for leaking classified information on Iran cyberattack
Friday 28 June 2013
A number of national security leak investigations have been started by the Obama administration
Friday 14 June 2013
Top Kremlin aide: 'It would be hard even to call them facts'
Thursday 16 May 2013
BBC’s Newsnight has been through seven turbulent months, taking in the Jimmy Savile and Lord McAlpine fiascos, and last night’s apology for a “misleading and unfair” item about the Help for Heroes charity. What the programme manifestly needs is an editor with good judgement. They have got Ian Katz, deputy editor of The Guardian.
Wednesday 01 May 2013
The new presidential Library in Dallas offers an interactive experience of life in the Oval Office. David Usborne takes the hotseat
Thursday 25 April 2013
Blair and Berlusconi present at grand opening to mark the rebuilding of a reputation
Tuesday 23 April 2013
The former president makes a comeback – but is America ready to reconsider his legacy?
Sunday 21 April 2013
An overreaction to the attacks could result in massive, self-important bodies wielding excessive powers and hounding the wrong people
Sunday 14 April 2013
Francis Maude gave a contender for the Most Balanced Thatcher eulogy this weekend. Plus, why Lady T was an (almost) total supporter of democracy
Saturday 13 April 2013
Wednesday 03 April 2013
For nearly 10 years Kabul’s street-sellers have done a roaring trade in US goods. Now they’re about to lose their supplies
Zumba dance teacher admits prostitution charge - meaning her clients will not be called as witnesses
Sunday 31 March 2013
A zumba instructor has admitted using her dance studio as a front for a prostitution ring that involved scores of men. The plea means that Alexis Wright will avoid a trial, as will her clients who might have been called as witnesses.
Manteresting: the Pinterest designed especially for men with pictures of attractive women, log cabins and beer jokes
Tuesday 26 March 2013
Does the world really need a place for virtual fist bumps?
Sunday 24 March 2013
Out of America: The GOP is finally acknowledging that it has to detoxify if it's to have any hope of regaining the White House
Sunday 10 March 2013
The late president had wit and could play a crowd like a trouper
Sunday 17 February 2013
Over a million of us marched 10 years ago against the invasion, to no avail. A leading opponent suggests how to avoid similar mistakes
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
Tunisia beach attack: How can British Muslims respond to the latest outrages?
- 1 David Cameron refers to 83-year-old Labour MP Dennis Skinner as 'Jurassic Park'
- 2 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 3 Optical illusion turns blue demon into brunette
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal will donate entire $32bn fortune to charity