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Thursday 23 June 2011
President Obama signalled in an Oval Office address last night that America's commitment to the war in Afghanistan is on the wane and 33,000 of just under 100,000 US soldiers are to be withdrawn within 15 months.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
There may be new readers unfamiliar with the remark of that toriest of Tories, Lord Salisbury, so here it is again: "What do we need change for," he said. "Aren't things bad enough as they are?"
Thursday 16 June 2011
Tuesday 14 June 2011
David Cameron and Nick Clegg will today endorse wholesale changes to the Government's controversial health reforms, giving patients the "right to challenge" poor services for the first time and guaranteeing them a choice of doctors and treatments.
Tuesday 07 June 2011
David Cameron set out the first significant changes to the Government's controversial NHS reforms today as he admitted ministers had "learnt a lot" in recent weeks.
Monday 06 June 2011
Former senator Rick Santorum has confirmed he is running for president, joining a crowded field of Republicans looking to challenge Barack Obama in next year's election.
Friday 03 June 2011
Goldman Sachs has received a subpoena from the Manhattan District Attorney's office, adding further legal pressure on the investment bank over its actions in the lead-up to the financial crisis.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
The man tipped to be Ireland's first openly gay president said his campaign has been sabotaged by the re-emergence of decade-old remarks about the age of consent and incest.
Tuesday 31 May 2011
General Martin Dempsey, who commanded multinational forces in Iraq, has been nominated as top US military officer.
Sunday 29 May 2011
Tuesday 24 May 2011
The man with the shark?
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
- 1 America's 'virgin births'? One in 200 mothers 'became pregnant without having sex'
- 2 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 3 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'
- 4 Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
- 5 Children evacuated from swimming pool after prosthetic leg mistaken for paedophile