The Government's project to 'privatise' the £15bn defence agency that buys the armed forces' tanks and submarines is shelved
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Thursday 04 October 2012
Yet again, when Britain is forced to choose between a special relationship with America and cultural affinity with Europe, it chooses dithering and delay instead
Thursday 30 August 2012
You do sometimes wonder about the posthumous contributors to Who Do You Think You Are?, those sepia figures, so stiffly putting their best face forward, who peer out of dog-eared family photographs as their character and deeds are described on air.
Wednesday 29 August 2012
During the first week of the Olympics, the Americans hoarded the swimming medals. Ryan Lochte alone bagged five. Team USA's Paralympic swimming squad is just as formidable. To inspire seven-time Paralympic gold medallist Jessica Long to glory, Missy Franklin has sent her the playlist that set her on the way to four golds.
Tuesday 28 August 2012
Israel's Prime Minister is playing a delicate political balancing act at home and in the US, reports Donald Macintyre in Jerusalem
Sunday 26 August 2012
A huge explosion rocked Venezuela's biggest oil refinery yesterday, killing at least 24 people and injuring more than 50 others in the deadliest disaster in memory for the country's key oil industry.
Saturday 25 August 2012
In the gym at Tedworth House, a young soldier with severe internal injuries, sustained after being shot in the abdomen in Afghanistan, takes his first steps back to fitness.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
South African President Jacob Zuma traveled today to a mine where police killed 34 strikers and wounded another 78, causing outrage and eroding support for the party that has ruled South Africa since the end of apartheid.
Wednesday 22 August 2012
A new camouflage war-paint could also protect soldiers from the searing heat of bomb blasts.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Egypt is preparing to use aircraft and tanks in Sinai for the first time since the 1973 war with Israel in its offensive against militants in the border area, security sources have said.
Saturday 18 August 2012
The Ministry of Defence is to pay compensation after a British soldier stabbed an Afghan boy with his bayonet.
Friday 17 August 2012
The Duke of Edinburgh is to spend a third night in hospital as he continues his treatment for a bladder infection.
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
Scientists ‘incredibly concerned’ for fate of banana as plagues and fungus infections spread across world’s supplies
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