In annual address, the President says 'too many Americans are working more than ever just to get by – let alone get ahead'
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Friday 10 January 2014
Tom Jones was chief executive of the US aerospace company Northrop for 30 years and took it to the top of its field during the Cold War while weathering a series of scandals. He took the company from a secondary aerospace subcontractor to a leading manufacturer of military aircraft, including the F-5 and F-18 fighter jets and the B-2 stealth bomber.
Sunday 29 December 2013
Voters will turn away if they keep hearing sneers and grumbles from Cameron and co
Thursday 26 December 2013
He looks like he’s enjoying a nice Christmas dinner
‘Our finest hour as a nation – and as an alliance – is yet to come’, Republican Marco Rubio tells Britain in Chatham House speech
Tuesday 03 December 2013
White House hopeful hits upbeat note
Friday 29 November 2013
Democratic party strategist who guided presidential candidates like Humphrey, McGovern and Mondale
Thursday 21 November 2013
There has been some agonising in London about why six cyclists were killed on the roads in the space of less than two weeks. To this discussion, Lord James of Blackheath has made his distinctive contribution. His experience is that cyclists are “longing” to be run over. He told the House of Lords, during a debate on litter: “I have seen cyclists put their cycles up against the central reservation... and defy you to run them down while they photograph you doing it. This is what they are longing for.”
Thursday 14 November 2013
The film-makers take a tableau approach to storytelling, whisking us from one melodramatic set-piece to the next
Friday 11 October 2013
Tinseltown's most radical put the glitz into politics
Sunday 06 October 2013
Out of America: While all the talk is of shutdown, schemes for those without health cover open for business
Wednesday 02 October 2013
The Queen and Margaret Thatcher are fast becoming as staple a stage double act as Hinge and Bracket. The pair featured in one of the testier confrontations in Peter Morgan’s The Audience. Now Moira Buffini has developed a sketch she wrote for the Tricycle’s 2010 Women, Power and Politics season into a fully fledged play.
Tuesday 01 October 2013
A partial shutdown of the US government has begun after the two houses of Congress failed to agree a budget last night, with the Republican-led House of Representatives adamant they would only agree to a deal if it included a delay to the start of Obamacare, the President’s package of health reforms.
Labour Party Conference: Ed Miliband pledges to freeze gas and electricity bills if he wins 2015 election
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Typical household would save £120 and an average business £1,800 over the 20-month period
Tuesday 24 September 2013
Miliband to target housing shortage and energy companies in conference speech
Thursday 22 August 2013
Secretly recorded conversations show then US president and Soviet leader chatting warmly before summit in 1973, about subjects including smoking and getting through an official dinner with jetlag
Wednesday 26 June 2013
Germany has directly challenged British ministers over GCHQ's reported programme of the mass monitoring of global phone and internet traffic.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
BBC director Danny Cohen: Rising UK antisemitism makes me feel more uncomfortable than ever
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