Guard who refused to be a spy says UK turned its back on him
Sir Menzies Campbell
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Friday 14 June 2013
Edward Leigh, a right-wing Tory MP and opponent of gay marriage, has been knighted. His opposition to David Cameron’s line on gay marriage is only the latest of a series of public disagreements he has had with successive party leaders from John Major onwards.
Wednesday 23 January 2013
The Prime Minister’s aggressive European gambit has prompted a furious debate about Britain’s future. Here, influential figures tell The Independent whether he’s done the right thing...
Monday 08 October 2012
The bald head apparently now represents potency and decisiveness, but shiny-headed men are still on the sidelines
Wednesday 18 July 2012
It is a tough job but, as they say, somebody has to do it. More than 60 ministers and MPs have been drafted in to act as escorts for foreign VIPs coming to watch the Olympics, The Independent has learnt.
Monday 18 June 2012
Allegations of black market touting by foreign Olympic committees could see thousands of tickets cancelled, but an inquiry into the scandal may not be completed before the Games begin.
Monday 16 April 2012
Prime Minister David Cameron is "likely" to raise the death of British businessman Neil Heywood when he meets a senior Chinese Communist Party official in Downing Street tomorrow, aides said today.
Friday 02 March 2012
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has urged Scots to say "No" to independence before working to achieve more devolved power within the United Kingdom.
Friday 03 February 2012
Ed Davey has replaced Chris Huhne as Energy Secretary, Downing Street announced today.
Sunday 15 January 2012
In opposition, he condemned 'lopsided' extradition laws. But he has said nothing to help this Sheffield programmer
Monday 22 August 2011
Tony Blair made a rare return to domestic politics yesterday to dispute David Cameron's claim that we live in a broken society, as cracks in the Coalition showed over human-rights law.
Thursday 14 July 2011
Wednesday 13 July 2011
The grim truth about the demise of care home company Southern Cross was confirmed to its shareholders yesterday in an extraordinary meeting which followed news of its closure on Monday.
Saturday 21 May 2011
The British Government faces demands to review its close relationship with Rwanda, following the revelation that Rwandan expats living in the UK have been warned that they are the target of assassins sent by the African government.
Monday 04 April 2011
Sunday 13 March 2011
William Hague has dismissed claims he has lost his "mojo" and is ready to resign as Foreign Secretary.
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