Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, foreign intel-ligence services were complaining about the UK. We had allowed our capital city to become a haven for resistance fighters and/or terrorists.
After the events of 7 July, the proposed law to criminalise incitement to racial hatred is even more
Terror and the UK - What I saw as Bush arrived to sign the book of condolence at the British ambassa
Swing with the Mussolini All Star band. Buy T-shirts at the Mussolini shrine. Vote for the Mussolini
Terror and the UK - The media's globalisation of terror makes us feel part of a worldwide community
G8 - No one gave the NGOs a right to the last word. They have agendas like all the rest
Terror in the UK - Most Muslims abhor violence, yet the terrorists are a product of a specific minds
The Official History of the Falklands Campaign
Sir Lawrence Freedman <em>Routledge; volume 1 - 253
In the past it took a disaster to bring the Olympics to London. In 1908 the city stepped in after Vesuvius erupted, leaving Rome bereft. In 1948 it was called upon to rescue the Olympic ideal for a Europe ravaged by fascist dictatorship.
The people killed in Iraq, and impoverished in Africa, demand that we wake up.
G8 quiz - Some of these quotations about Africa are from Africans and some are not. Can you spot the
G8 Photo essay - While the BBC beamed coverage of Live 8 across the world, another event was happeni
G8: Bono and Geldof slept with the enemy and betrayed the cause
G8: Africa - Where exactly is the acclaimed "new breed" of progressive African politician? Without i
G8: Interview with Gordon Brown - It's strange when a politician urges people to make the politician
Browse through the G8 communiques of yesteryear and what strikes you is not so much the broken promises - though a few catch the eye - as the hubris.
G8: Africa - One country is investing large sums abroad - and it doesn't make a fuss about human ri
G8 - Bush is not for turning over issues such as Kyoto. He lost his curiosity about the world years
G8: Africa - The best way to keep Africans poor is to continue handing money to political elites wh
G8 - The International Monetary Fund's very ideology runs counter to developing nations' needs: it i
G8 - Ministers want us to think the Africa battle is won, but it is just starting, and we must pile
G8: Africa - They're broke and they owe billions, but they won't get debt relief
There is such a thing as a moral universe. So said Gordon Brown six months ago as the UK prepared to take over the chair of the Group of Eight industrialised nations. If the dignity of anyone, child or adult, is diminished by poverty, or debt, or unfair trade, we are all diminished, Brown said.
The special relationship has not been a laughing matter for some time, and certainly not since Blair
Liberation-war veterans are the latest targets of the burnings and bulldozers
The law of inverse proportions applies to Iraq. The greater the death toll, the less we in Britain seem to care. Each report of violence, each new piece of evidence of pre-war miscreance by our politicians produces the same shrug of the shoulders.