71-year-old died 'peacefully' in Italy
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Tuesday 09 July 2013
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was allegedly paid from a slush fund operated by the governing People’s Party (PP) when he was a minister in the 1990s, according to documents published in the newspaper El Mundo. The accusations drew denials from the PP and calls for Mr Rajoy’s resignation, from opposition parties weary of austerity measures and an economy mired in recession.
Friday 28 June 2013
A regulator in the US has filed civil charges against Jon Corzine, the former New Jersey governor and ex-chief executive of the collapsed MF Global brokerage, in connection with the alleged misuse of customer funds.
Australia's new PM Kevin Rudd topples Labor rival Julia Gillard - then calls for 'kindness' between MPs
Thursday 27 June 2013
New Prime Minister faces ongoing defections as cabinet ministers continue to resign
Bercows 'did not put Parliamentary security at risk' when Speaker's wife Sally sold furniture from apartment on eBay before McAlpine court battle
Thursday 13 June 2013
There were concerns when Mrs Bercow invited winning bidders to collect items from their Westminster flat
Monday 03 June 2013
The structure of the IPL is a denial of the rights of equal citizenship
Sunday 26 May 2013
Ms Phillips found mirth in the aftermath of Woolwich. Plus, let's hope the Commons treats IDS gently over this statistics snafu
Twitter libel: Sally Bercow says she has 'learned the hard way' as she settles with Tory peer Lord McAlpine over libellous tweet
Friday 24 May 2013
Commons speaker's wife called the ruling 'a warning to all social media users,' as McAlpine's lawyer indicates settlement will go to charity
Tory Lord Feldman to face questions about allegations he described grassroots activists as 'swivel-eyed loons'
Sunday 19 May 2013
The Conservative Party Chairman, Lord Feldman, has privately admitted speaking to journalists who reported a senior Tory figure describing local party activists as “swivel-eyed loons”, it emerged on Sunday.
Thursday 02 May 2013
Members of a Women’s Institute who thought it would be fun to dress up as pirates for a meeting were left feeling embarrassed when their light-hearted gesture went wrong.
Ken Clarke calls Ukip 'a collection of clowns' and claims some of the party's supporters are racist and wouldn't vote Tory
Sunday 28 April 2013
Clarke also agreed with David Cameron's view that the party contained 'fruitcakes and closet racists'
Friday 12 April 2013
The international authority on postgraduate business education, the Association of MBAs (AMBA), has reported a 17 per cent growth in membership numbers.
Julia Gillard makes national apology over forced adoption policy, as she survives leadership challenge
Thursday 21 March 2013
Julia Gillard remains Australia's prime minister after she threw her job open to a leadership ballot but no one was willing to run against her.
Friday 22 February 2013
Reams of 'unedifying' internal documents show corporation's 'meltdown'
Tuesday 12 February 2013
City scribblers think the time to buy Icap will come, but it is not quite yet. The interdealer broker has been caught up in the Libor scandal and US authorities are now reportedly investigating it as part of a widening inquiry into Libor interest rate rigging.
Wednesday 06 February 2013
Protesters yell 'thief' as former banker Luis Barcenas leaves after three-hour examination
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
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- 1 President Obama leaves touching comment on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 2 If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
- 3 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 4 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train