To bring them in would be deeply damaging to the principle of policing by consent
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Thursday 09 May 2013
A weapon designed to be used by police to incapacitate rioters more than 100 feet away is in the final stages of Home Office testing.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
The opposition leader Alexei Navalny gave a grand-standing speech in his opening remarks to the provincial court trying him on embezzlement charges. Mr Navalny, an anti-corruption blogger who led street protests against President Vladimir Putin, dismissed the case as “political revenge”.
Wednesday 24 April 2013
World Focus: Success of the the demonstrations has been built on right-wing fury
Friday 19 April 2013
Scuffles broke out in the French parliament in the early hours of as right-wing opposition to a gay marriage law becomes increasingly strident and ill-tempered.
Sunday 14 April 2013
What has happened at Portsmouth must become the model for club ownership – supporters rule
Friday 12 April 2013
The son of r'n'b bandleader Johnny Otis, Shuggie Otis spent his childhood soaking up soul, blues and rock influences. His greatest achievement remains 1974's often-sampled psychedelic soul masterpiece Inspiration Information, here repackaged with an extra disc of pieces recorded since then, which show his abilities undiminished by age.
Thursday 11 April 2013
A row has broken out over suggestions that a statue should be built in honour of former prime minister Margaret Thatcher.
Protests erupt in Brazil after landowner Jose Rodrigues Moreira is acquitted in Amazon activists murder case
Friday 05 April 2013
A Brazilian landowner accused of ordering the murder of two activists who campaigned against illegal logging and evictions in the Amazon has been acquitted due to a lack of evidence.
Thursday 04 April 2013
The NUS report condemning 'laddism' isn't the right way to solve a social problem
Tuesday 02 April 2013
A fire engulfed a mosque housing orphans in Burma's largest city this morning, killing at least 13 children in the blaze that police blamed on an electrical fault.
Monday 01 April 2013
The Westminster MP for east Belfast tells David McKittrick why she's still optimistic
Monday 25 March 2013
Lord Heseltine believes Britain lacks drive but senior government adviser points to rising employment and house prices as signs the economy was recovering
Sunday 24 March 2013
The Burmese army took control of a ruined city yesterday, imposing a tense calm after clashes between Buddhists and Muslims left piles of corpses in the streets and buildings ablaze in the worst bloodshed to hit the South-east Asian nation this year.
Sunday 10 March 2013
Egyptian protesters set fire to buildings in Cairo yesterday and tried unsuccessfully to disrupt international shipping on the Suez Canal, as a court ruling on a deadly football riot stoked rage in a country beset by worsening security.
Saturday 09 March 2013
Some 21 men have been sentenced to death, while 28 others were spared
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Scottish independence: Yes campaign feels the heat as Alex Salmond's NHS claims come under furious attack
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
£23m Birmingham cycle scheme is attacked by Tory councillor for not catering to the elderly
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