Too many let electoral tactics influence their decision in the polling booth
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Sunday 10 February 2013
Tales From The Trees
Thursday 31 January 2013
Charity hopes to provide language and integration courses
Monday 21 January 2013
There has long been an assumption, undiminished as Germany entered this election year, that the centre-right is certain to prevail and Angela Merkel will be returned for a third term as Chancellor in the autumn. The assumption is as little contested in Germany as it is outside the country. And the fortunes of the main opposition parties have done little to persuade anyone otherwise.
Sunday 06 January 2013
New series of Borgen - the Scandinavian political drama - presses British buttons
Tuesday 18 December 2012
A police officer under investigation over claims he witnessed a row in Downing Street involving a Cabinet minister "wasn't there at the time", the Metropolitan Police Commissioner has said.
Scotland Yard condemned for arresting police officer on suspicion of leaking Andrew Mitchell outburst
Tuesday 18 December 2012
Scotland Yard was condemned last night for arresting a police officer on suspicion of leaking details of Andrew Mitchell's angry outburst when he was stopped from using Downing Street's main gates.
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Germany's Greens are proud to be Europe's most powerful environmentalist party but as is often said: pride comes before a fall.
Saturday 24 November 2012
Activists gather in Glasgow to try to steer breakway movement sharply to the left
Sunday 11 November 2012
It is pleasing to see the Labour Party inching towards a stronger policy on the living wage (Ed Miliband exclusive interview, 4 November), but disappointing that the movement is so small. If this is a "central part" of Mr Miliband's vision, then enforcing a living wage clause in Whitehall contracts and "naming and shaming" big companies are rather small steps.
Thursday 14 June 2012
Ministers have been urged to investigate claims that an undercover police officer who had infiltrated a group of animal rights extremists planted a fire bomb in a department store.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
The triumph of the French left in the first round of parliamentary elections threatens to redraw the map of party politics in France.
Saturday 09 June 2012
President's austerity plans are in jeopardy as the hard left is set for a strong showing
Thursday 07 June 2012
The Government has been accused of failing to act on increasing evidence of the environmental damage done by "nerve-agent" pesticides, after France banned a pesticide product still widely in use by British farmers on their crops.
Tuesday 22 May 2012
For nearly 30 years, Jake Willams has lived as a hermit in the Scottish wilderness for thirty years. He explains why he could never go back to a 'normal' life
Monday 14 May 2012
Caroline Lucas will hand over top job as part of strategy to boost her colleagues' profiles
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Obama: The only people with the right to object to immigration are Native Americans
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Ed Miliband's 'north London set' must be demolished to save Labour, say critics
- 1 Exodus Gods and Kings: Ridley Scott never considered casting 'Mohammad so-and-so from such-and-such' in lead role
- 2 This letter from a reader explains why women can’t play football
- 3 'You should come to my house and eat cheeses with me': 4-year-old sends adorable love letter to girl at school
- 4 Scientists predict green energy revolution after incredible new graphene discoveries
- 5 Michael Buerk wishes he'd killed Jimmy Savile when he had the chance - by pushing him overboard a cruise ship