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'Courtroom chaos': Government accused of endangering justice by using cut-price courtroom interpreters
Tuesday 23 October 2012
Britain’s leading translators today accused the government of endangering justice with a cut-price private contract for courtroom interpreters, which is “dangerous to the interests of public safety."
Tuesday 23 October 2012
The media tycoon shouldn't have the platform of Have I Got News For You to defend himself
Monday 22 October 2012
Barely a month into the job, the new Director-General of the BBC finds himself in serious trouble over claims that a flagship news programme dropped an investigation into allegations of sex abuse by the late Jimmy Savile because the Corporation was preparing a major Christmas tribute to the man who was once one of its most popular entertainers.
Thursday 18 October 2012
Labour MPs today attempted to pile the pressure on embattled Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell amid renewed demands for him to be sacked over his row with Downing Street police.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Fallout from inquiry could paralyse the BBC’s management, senior newsmen say
Monday 15 October 2012
Embattled Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell returned to the Commons front line for the first time since his foul-mouthed row with Downing Street police and was soon reminded of his troubles by Labour MPs.
Sunday 14 October 2012
As some MPs rally round Andrew Mitchell, others ask why Cameron has not sacked him
Friday 12 October 2012
Scientists and academics are to be given extra protection from bullying corporations that use Britain's libel laws to suppress legitimate criticism and debate, the Government has indicated.
Monday 01 October 2012
As the Labour Party conference gets underway, former Home and Education Secretary David Blunkett has issued a stark warning in today's Daily Mail about the decline in trust towards the political class. His analysis is not so far off that off Independent founder Andreas Whittam Smith, whose response was Democracy2015.
Friday 31 August 2012
Parts of the Palace of Westminster were closed off this morning after smoke detectors in the basement of the historic building were activated.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
"The mice at this station have been attacking customers," reads a sign at the entrance to Farringdon Tube station in London. "Please place the bottom of your trousers into your socks to avoid being a victim of the Farringdon mice."
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