Many of us will have booked our holidays by now and bought the sun-cream too. But what to read under the palm tree or on the beach or the staycation sofa?
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Wednesday 28 August 2013
BMA slams plan to charge foreigners
Tuesday 27 August 2013
A victory for the rebels, which include al-Qa’ida-linked groups, is not a comforting scenario
Sunday 25 August 2013
Will the night sky of Damascus soon be illuminated by the explosion of American cruise missiles striking government buildings and military bases as used to happen periodically in Baghdad between 1991 and 2003? Pillars of fire would suddenly spring up on each side of the Tigris river and bursts of tracer rounds from anti-aircraft guns would rise slowly and ineffectively into the sky.
Amazons will fight tooth and claw to save Silvio Berlusconi as former PM counts on close female associates
Saturday 24 August 2013
In a country that is all about tribal loyalties, he can still call on some fierce friends, says Michael Day in Milan
Egypt crisis: Two more prominent Muslim Brotherhood figures arrested as court meets to consider Mubarak release
Wednesday 21 August 2013
Officers capture top ally of the Brotherhood as he 'tried to flee to Libya disguised as a woman'
Monday 19 August 2013
Thousands visited the country before the slide into violence
Sunday 18 August 2013
As rivers of blood flowed in Egypt this week, the frightening crisis in a wounded nation turned even more critical. With each bullet the prospects for peaceful and political resolution to increasingly deep divisions over faith and freedom receded that bit further.
Saturday 17 August 2013
A bomb has ripped through the Egyptian consulate in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi, leaving a security guard needing hospital treatment.
Tuesday 13 August 2013
Authorities in bid to prevent reporting of mass protests demanding democratic rights in the island kingdom
Tuesday 06 August 2013
Nearly a full year after the deadly attack on its consular compound in Benghazi, the United States has taken a first concrete step towards fulfilling its promise to bring the perpetrators to justice filing criminal charges against several suspects including a Libyan militia leader, according to unconfirmed media reports.
Monday 05 August 2013
US officials said 19 of its embassies in the Middle East would remain shut until Saturday
Sunday 04 August 2013
President Barack Obama was briefed following the meeting
Sunday 04 August 2013
Yemen the focus for intercepts that sparked international diplomatic alert
Friday 02 August 2013
Those affected include Kuwait, Egypt, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates
Thursday 01 August 2013
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more