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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Tuesday 14 May 2013
The IRS affair may have the greatest ramifications and strikes dark historical chords
Margaret Thatcher funeral: At Parliament Square, so often a scene of protest, the only sound to be heard is clicking cameras
Wednesday 17 April 2013
The bells of Westminster Abbey rang out as the black hearse carrying Thatcher's flag draped coffin pulled out of Parliament. A few in the crowd began to clap but most remained silent as it sped off down Whitehall towards St Paul's.
Tuesday 16 April 2013
No former American Presidents will be present after Bill Clinton, George Bush and his son George W Bush declined invitations
Jeremy Clarkson, Shirley Bassey and Tony Blair, but no Mikhail Gorbachev: Margaret Thatcher's funeral guest list announced
Thursday 11 April 2013
Argentine President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner will not be invited
Thursday 28 March 2013
Ruling family have held on to power in the face of two years of protests inspired by the Arab Spring
Friday 08 March 2013
Boris Johnson was the perfect example of a modern politician because he “excelled at telling a leadership story” even if he didn’t do much in the way of actual leadership, Gavin Esler has told the Bath Literature Festival.
A controversial appointment: Outspoken former Republican senator Chuck Hagel to be sworn in as US Defence Secretary
Tuesday 26 February 2013
Chuck Hagel is set to be sworn in as Barack Obama’s latest Defence Secretary today, ending one of the most controversial appointment sagas in US history.
Thursday 21 February 2013
A Republican stalwart, now 80, has owned up to a 1970s liaison with the daughter of a colleague
Monday 04 February 2013
He worked for Republicans and Democrats at the same time – a situation now unthinkable
Saturday 22 December 2012
The group was set up in 1871 to train Americans how to shoot. But in the 1970s it found a new target – politicians
Thursday 13 December 2012
Saturday 17 November 2012
1. The panel on the first ever Question Time on BBC1.
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Walt Zeboski, who died on 12 November aged 83, was a photographer for the Associated Press who chronicled Ronald Reagan's 1980 presidential campaign and a succession of California governors.
Thursday 08 November 2012
Roger Wood was the debonair editor of the New York Post during the first decade of Rupert Murdoch's ownership. He had arrived in New York in 1975 just before Murdoch bought the Post for $30m in 1976. He was hired as executive editor in July 1977 and his Fleet Street background – he had been the youngest ever editor of the Daily Express, under Lord Beaverbrook – ensured a feisty portrayal of a city in decline, with debts mounting and crime rampant.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
Socialist Worker called to apologise over ‘vile’ article saying Eton schoolboy Horatio Chapple's death is ‘reason to save the polar bears’
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 2 Question Time's 'passionate highlander' is the William Wallace of the Better Together campaign
- 3 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1
- 5 The true Gaza back-story that the Israelis aren’t telling this week