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Friday 13 January 2012
Ah, the Oracle of Omaha
Thursday 22 December 2011
Another round of partisan calculation has resulted in a dearth of seasonal goodwill on Capitol Hill this year after House Republicans refused to allow a payroll tax holiday for millions of Americans – but left themselves vulnerable to angry Democrats who claimed that they were putting political advantage ahead of the national interest.
Saturday 17 December 2011
Monday 05 December 2011
Conservative members of Grand Old Party remain unwilling to settle for Mitt Romney
Monday 05 December 2011
The Government is being pressured to reconsider a plan to charge single parents fees to obtain child maintenance payments from ex-partners.
Sunday 04 December 2011
Saturday 03 December 2011
An ITV documentary on Monday brings the memories flooding back of how Nigel Benn left Gerald McClellan paralysed and blind after their shocking fight 16 years ago
Saturday 05 November 2011
Simon Carr is impressed – and depressed – by UK Youth Parliament
Saturday 30 July 2011
Dangling pizza slices when members of your own party are refusing to do your bidding might have seemed like a bright idea to John Boehner late on Thursday, but it didn't work. Thin crust or deep pan, they were not enough to spare the Speaker of the House the biggest humiliation of his career.
Friday 29 July 2011
A frustrated White House said Republicans on Capitol Hill were guilty of "crazy" and "juvenile" political posturing as they prepared to push through a bill designed ostensibly to end America's debt crisis, but only for six months. It would guarantee a replay of the stand-off at the end of this year.
Thursday 28 July 2011
Can you pronounce that, please?
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
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