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
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds