Tass cheme helped deliver 78 Olympic medals in 10 years
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Saturday 18 July 2009
Tuesday 14 July 2009
An investigation into the Omagh bombing has been left “clouded in secrecy” after the Prime Minister repeatedly blocked access to secret documents, MPs claimed today.
Tuesday 07 July 2009
Relatives of the 52 victims of the 7 July bombings marked the fourth anniversary of the attacks today with the unveiling of a memorial commemorating their loved ones.
Tuesday 16 June 2009
I remain optimistic about the future of progressive politics in this country but we must react with energy and ideas. A fearful retreat into inertia would condemn Labour to being seen as a conservative party, the defenders of the status quo. Our goals must always be higher than that: whether that status quo is an indefensible, secretive system of parliamentary allowances, or public services which fail to keep pace with people's rising aspirations.
Sunday 14 June 2009
Surprise, surprise. Nick Griffin, the BNP leader, is actually a leftie – and a fan of Amir Khan. So he told us last week when we discussed his own boxing career, which included winning a Blue for Cambridge (light, not dark, of course).
Wednesday 10 June 2009
Gordon Brown will today promise an elected House of Lords and open the door to electoral reform as part of a sweeping package to "clean up politics" after the MPs' expenses scandal.
Monday 08 June 2009
Sunday 07 June 2009
Gordon Brown today sought to face down his critics, vowing that he would not "walk away" in the face of political and economic difficulties.
Thursday 04 June 2009
Twelve years, one month and two days after the infamous photocall of Blair's Babes, Gordon's Girls are deserting him. Now, there is talk instead of the WAGs (Women Against Gordon).
Wednesday 20 May 2009
Silvio Berlusconi yesterday faced calls to resign from opposition leaders after a judge ruled that David Mills, husband of the Olympics minister Tessa Jowell, lied at two corruption trials to protect the Italian Prime Minister.
Sunday 17 May 2009
Sunday 01 March 2009
Wednesday 18 February 2009
Brilliant and extroverted, master of four languages and the clarinet, the man sentenced to four and a half years in jail by a court in Milan yesterday is one of the best-connected lawyers in Britain, with a network of influential friends and relations, most of them on or around the summit of New Labour.
Monday 16 February 2009
Tessa Jowell, the minister for the Olympics, wants to change rules that bar women from competing in as many events as men by the 2012 Games.
Monday 16 February 2009
There will doubtless be those who argue that, rather than pushing for greater sexual equality in Olympic scheduling, Tessa Jowell ought first to concentrate on getting the various venues to stage the London 2012 Games built on time and on budget. Not us, though.
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