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Thein Sein’s White House visit caps an unprecedented round of diplomatic bridge-building and marks his country's return to international favour
Between the high-profile grandees, the existing cabinet ministers and the obstreperous backbenchers, Mr Cameron has found himself with nowhere to hide
The author of The Color Purple chose David Icke's jaw-droppingly ridiculous book, Human Race Get Off Your Knees to take to Radio Four's desert island
Sir Robert Own has granted most of the foreign secretary’s request to keep whole aspects not only out of the public domain, but out of the proceedings altogether
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Not only does high-speed rail face a £3.3bn funding gap, it is of dubious economic impact anyway. It's time to think about how that price tag would be better spent
Today Lord Falconer launched a new attempt to change the law on assisted dying. It deserves careful consideration
In the face of growing public anger and apparent Government impotence, legality is no longer sufficient defence for aggressive tax avoidance
Where Theresa May delivered this proposal gives a clue to its motives
Should evidence of fraud be found, the implications are difficult to overstate
It is impossible to escape the conclusion that groups like Boko Haram oppose all our civilisation believes to be worthwhile
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Such crimes would be distressing enough in isolation. What is worse is that the authorities could have done something about them so much earlier
The revelation that some £24m was spent persuading staff to relocate to Salford is yet more evidence of how out of touch BBC management really are
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