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Thursday 10 May 2012
Greek power-sharing talks entered a third and final round today, as parties in the crisis-hit country struggled to hammer out a coalition deal after general elections produced no outright winner.
Monday 07 May 2012
The leader of the runner-up party in Greece's national election, the Radical Left Coalition's Alexis Tsipras, has rejected a coalition with the winning conservative party.
Thursday 09 February 2012
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Friday 09 December 2011
David Cameron's move to veto EU treaty change was welcomed as a "very significant" development by eurosceptic Tory MP Mark Reckless who said it should be the start of a new more distant relationship.
Wednesday 23 November 2011
There was a time when it would be career destroying for a politician to admit to shedding a tear.
Wednesday 23 November 2011
Politicians used to show that they cared by kissing babies. Now they tell us what makes them tearful. Andy McSmith on the politics of crying
Friday 11 November 2011
Richard Nixon, the disgraced US president at the heart of the Watergate scandal, told a grand jury "I practically blew my stack" when he discovered sections of taped White House conversations had been erased, newly released transcripts from the hearing have revealed.
Wednesday 09 November 2011
The incumbent Nicaraguan President and one-time Sandinista revolutionary, Daniel Ortega, was re-elected by a convincing margin, according to results released late on Monday, overcoming a constitutional limit on re-election and reports of voting irregularities.
Sunday 23 October 2011
World View: A sense of injustice is growing. Elite politicians and notorious wrongdoers appear immune as ordinary Greeks reel from wage and job cuts
Thursday 20 October 2011
Power to the People is always one of the most potent slogans in British politics. No leader would enter an election arguing in favour of less power for the people.
Friday 12 August 2011
The mystery over a Dutch stamp dealer who went missing while travelling in North Korea deepened this week after he appeared in a state-run newspaper praising the country's democratic traditions.
Saturday 25 June 2011
Ed Miliband was facing a left-wing backlash last night over his move to scrap elections for places around Labour's top table.
Wednesday 08 June 2011
Thursday 05 May 2011
By the time you read this, I will have exercised my democratic prerogative, and I hope you will either have done so, or you are about to do so.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Lincoln MP Karl McCartney 'denied all knowledge' of the Twitter activity
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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