The most agonising choice many attendees of the World Economic Forum in Davos face is whether to go for a Martini or a smooth Riesling at the countless lavish parties that take place after hours.
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Government accused of blocking Syrian refugees from entering Britain in order to hit immigration targets
Tuesday 21 January 2014
MPs and peers from both coalition parties urge Government to change its mind
Tuesday 21 January 2014
6.3 million people are now in critical need of food
Don't call it a 'strike': Barristers withdraw labour and courts including Old Bailey fall silent for the first time in centuries over legal aid cuts
Monday 06 January 2014
They feel misrepresented as 'fat cats' and are alarmed by cuts in the legal aid budget
Friday 27 December 2013
The Central African Republic’s spiral into murderous anarchy continued on Friday despite efforts by French and African peacekeeers to impose a ceasefire.
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Five hundred have died in clashes between Muslims and Christians over the last week
Sunday 08 December 2013
Despite the presence of the forces, clashes between rival militias were reported in Bossangoa, about 190 miles north of the capital
Monday 25 November 2013
Syria's warring government and opposition are to meet for the first time in an attempt to halt the fighting that has killed more than 100,000 people.
Wednesday 20 November 2013
After the horror, life takes a small step towards normality in a city wracked by hunger and thirst
Tuesday 01 October 2013
The president of the UN Security Council has said many members are pressing to follow up on last week's resolution to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons with a demand that the government allow immediate access for desperately needed humanitarian aid.
Friday 06 September 2013
New money to be spent on medical training and equipment for gas attack survivor
G20 summit: David Cameron urges protection from chemical attacks in Syria's civil war as Obama arrives to awkward greeting from Putin
Thursday 05 September 2013
As the world's leaders gather - and Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin exchange a much-anticipated greeting - Mr Cameron warns of the 'worst refugee crisis this century'
Thursday 15 August 2013
The medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières has said it is pulling out of Somalia after 22 years there because of attacks on its staff. The decision underscores the continued security risks despite military gains against Islamist insurgents and accompanying political progress.
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Aid group Doctors Without Borders is pulling out of Somalia after 22 years because of attacks on staff.
Wednesday 26 June 2013
It’s been a rocky month for Ikea. The flat-packer’s flat-packer-in-chief – founder Ingvar Kamprad – left the company at the beginning of the month, a few days after British customers had been complaining in their droves (well, 50) about the firm’s spooky gnome advert.
Thursday 20 June 2013
The charity have teamed up with photographer Moises Samen to capture children and their families crossing boarders into neighbouring countries as part of today's World Refugee Day
The Washington Post editor helped Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein bring down President Nixon
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Jose Manuel Barroso warns David Cameron against making 'historic mistake' over immigration reforms
Worst Airports of 2014: Poll names Islamabad airport in Pakistan worst in the world
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