71-year-old died 'peacefully' in Italy
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Monday 04 February 2013
Spain's opposition Socialist Party called yesterday for the resignation of the Prime Minister, Mariano Rajoy, over a corruption scandal as a poll showed the lowest support on record for his centre-right People's Party (PP).
Tuesday 18 December 2012
The BBC and ITV formally apologised to Lord McAlpine at the High Court today for “disastrously” and falsely linking him to child sex abuse allegations at a Welsh care home.
Wednesday 28 November 2012
Germany's Greens are proud to be Europe's most powerful environmentalist party but as is often said: pride comes before a fall.
It's going to be expensive: BBC has already spent £200,000 on staff legal costs in Jimmy Savile inquiries
Tuesday 27 November 2012
The BBC has already spent more than £200,000 in legal fees investigating the Jimmy Savile sex abuse scandal.
Monday 26 November 2012
Union pour un Mouvement Populaire is accelerating towards self-destruction
Monday 26 November 2012
It has been less than a month since Mitt Romney was forced to abandon his 1,118-word victory speech, but already the Grand Old Party has begun the search for its great new hope, with Republican heads turning in the direction of Texas and the name Bush.
Sunday 25 November 2012
Grandson of one President – and nephew of another – signals that he is ready to run for political office
Saturday 17 November 2012
The Philippines is monitoring incidents of violence in southern provinces where a 12 billion peso ($290 million) fraud that promised monthly returns of as much as 100 percent may have duped at least 15,000 people, Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas said.
Lord McAlpine expected to reach settlement with BBC as he gives first interview after being wrongly linked to child sex abuse scandal
Thursday 15 November 2012
Lord McAlpine, the former Conservative politician who was wrongly implicated in allegations of child abuse in a flawed Newsnight investigation, is expected to reach a settlement with the BBC.
Sunday 11 November 2012
25 November 2011 Newsnight editor Peter Rippon gives the all-clear for investigation into claims that Jimmy Savile abused children.
BBC and victim apologise to Lord McAlpine after admitting abuse claims were a case of mistaken identity
Saturday 10 November 2012
Another crisis for Newsnight as allegations emerge that victim who named Tory MP never saw a recent picture of ‘attacker’
Friday 09 November 2012
Instant rapport with Thatcher was followed by a fierce loyalty
Monday 01 October 2012
Shadow Chancellor wants 100,000 new homes using 4G windfall
Thursday 27 September 2012
It says something about Nick Clegg's speech that the biggest cheer he got was when he announced that Lord Ashdown would be chairing the party's election campaign come 2015.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
Stanley Fink, whose personal fortune is estimated at £120m, has been described as the "Godfather" of the hedge fund industry. He oversaw the growth of the Man Group to become one of the biggest players in the global market, before quitting as chief executive in 2007.
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ukraine crisis: Top Chinese diplomat backs Putin and says West should 'abandon zero-sum mentality'
Boris Nemtsov shot dead: Outspoken Putin critic who had expressed fears for his life is killed near the Kremlin
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