To bring them in would be deeply damaging to the principle of policing by consent
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Wednesday 02 October 2013
He’s not standing as Labour leader again, is he?
Tuesday 01 October 2013
President Thein Sein toured the country’s conflict-torn west as sectarian violence once again gripped the state of Rakhine, with Buddhist mobs killing a 94-year-old Muslim woman and torching more than 70 homes, officials said.
America's Cup: Emirates Team New Zealand denied victory as Oracle Racing USA take advantage of cruel blow for Kiwis
Friday 20 September 2013
Thirteen was far from lucky for Emirates Team New Zealand as they went back to their base rueing the cruel fate of being beaten by the clock when within just a few minutes of taking the America’s Cup away from Oracle Racing USA and then suffering a penalty on the re-run and losing by over 80 seconds.
Saturday 14 September 2013
Thousands of riot police charge at teachers who have lived in a 'tent city' in Zocalo Square for many weeks
TV review: Blackout, Channel 4 - A bleak meditation on a modern disaster that doesn't quite hit the spot
Tuesday 10 September 2013
"Please don't lose the plot, Britain." An illuminated face spoke from out of the darkness in Blackout, a dystopian drama told in faux-documentary style that imagined what would happen if the nation suffered a massive power failure following a suspected cyber-attack on the national grid. But, of course, Britain was going to lose the plot, because people always end up doing so in a drama of this kind. José Saramago's Blindness gave us the most masterful example of how quickly urban society melts into chaos, desperation and savage self-survival when one crucial civilising thing is taken away for an indefinite amount of time.
Sunday 08 September 2013
Turner Prize-winning artist Anish Kapoor has urged politicians to withdraw the invitation to controversial Indian politician Narendra Modi to visit the UK and “take a principled stand”. The message comes as critics plan protests on Monday against one of the MPs that invited Mr Modi.
Troops called to restore order in north Indian town of Muzaffarnagar after dispute between Hindu and Muslim escalates into deadly riots
Sunday 08 September 2013
A minor argument between two men has developed into Hindu-Muslim clashes
Friday 30 August 2013
Colombia’s President Juan Manuel Santos has deployed troops to patrol the capital following disturbances in which at least two people died.
Leaders of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood and the movement’s former arch opponent Hosni Mubarak face same charges
Sunday 25 August 2013
In parallel trial sessions, Egyptian courts have heard cases against ousted President Hosni Mubarak and top leaders of his arch rival, the Muslim Brotherhood, related to killings during the 2011 and 2013 protest campaigns that led to their respective downfalls.
Friday 23 August 2013
Candace Allen – who was there – explores the legacy of a day, and a vision, that endure
Sunday 11 August 2013
The Northern Ireland Secretary said the violence was ‘a hugely regrettable step backwards’
Thursday 08 August 2013
Tory MP addressed group whose Facebook page has called for Doreen Lawrence to be returned to her 'natural homelands' and said Ukip MEP Godfrey Bloom is a 'legend' for his 'Bongo Bongo Land' comments
Sunday 04 August 2013
The Government has been accused of “insulting” the victims of the 2011 summer riots by burying their formal response to a report on the unrest and failing to act on its 63 recommendations.
Family seeks answers over Mark Duggan's death as police watchdog finds no evidence of criminality by officers involved
Saturday 03 August 2013
Relatives meet with justice campaigners on anniversary of shooting that sparked London riots
Fewer resources, greater stress, more disasters: Climate change linked to violence among people and societies
Thursday 01 August 2013
Review of 61 accounts concludes that personal disputes and wider civil conflicts increase significantly with weather changes
In defence of liberal democracy
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
Schools forced to act as 'miniature welfare states' with teachers buying underwear and even haircuts for poor pupils
Andy McSmith's Sketch: Feisty audience is the real star of an enlightening show
- 2 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to join show
- 3 General Election 2015: 14-year-old boy asks Nick Clegg – 'can you kill Katie Hopkins?'
- 4 University student in court for allegedly covering housemates' food in window cleaner and spit