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Cameron and Obama moving closer to Syria action plan

Cameron and Obama moving closer to Syria action plan

The US and UK governments are leaving all options open to respond to an alleged chemical attack by the Syrian government, as officials have agreed for the UN inspectors to be allowed access to the site in Damascus. Following a 40 minutes [read more]

60 years later, US acknowledge role in 1953 Iran coup‏

60 years later, US acknowledge role in 1953 Iran coup‏

Documents posted on Monday on the National Security Archive website outline the CIA’s involvement in the overthrow of democratically elected prime minister Mohammed Mosaddeq. Posted on the 60th anniversary of the coup, the documents [read more]

UK considering “unprecedented action” over Spain-Gibraltar border controls

UK considering “unprecedented action” over Spain-Gibraltar border controls

Tension between the UK and Spain has escalated over Gibraltar, after Britain threatened to take legal action over “disproportionate” border controls. The two countries are on strained terms since last month when the Gibraltarian [read more]

Do we live in a post-racial Britain?

Do we live in a post-racial Britain?

The project of multiculturalism has undeniably made some significant strides forward in the post-war era. Indeed, the last general election saw more candidates from ethnic minorities stand than ever before. Racism today is such a dirty [read more]

Spain accused of “acting like North Korea” over Gibraltar

Spain accused of “acting like North Korea” over Gibraltar

Fabian Picardo, the chief minister of Gibraltar, has accused the Spanish government of “sabre rattling” and “acting like North Korea” in a row over the British territory. He has further insisted that the Spanish are behaving as [read more]

Edward Snowden: hero or villain?

Edward Snowden: hero or villain?

Edward Snowden gave up his $200,000 per annum salary, his “very comfortable” life in Hawaii with girlfriend Lindsay Mills and his freedom as a US citizen to reveal National Security Agency (NSA) surveillance practices, most notably the [read more]

BBC suspends 3D programming indefinitely

BBC suspends 3D programming indefinitely

Two years ago, the BBC started its trial of 3D television and as this comes to an end it has been decided it simply isn’t worth continuing with. Head of 3D at the BBC, Kim Shillinglaw, has said that the technology has “not taken [read more]

British Craft Beer Challenge brings out the patriot beer drinkers

British Craft Beer Challenge brings out the patriot beer drinkers

The debate over which country produces the best beer is a heated and contentious one. All over the world, each nation strongly claims that they make the best pint, but the people at The London Brewery have decided to end the discussion [read more]

George Osborne announces a further £11.5bn in cuts

George Osborne announces a further £11.5bn in cuts

The UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has announced the budget cuts that will see implementation in 2015 in his spending round review. The new spending round review will extend the deepest public spending cuts in any British [read more]

David Cameron in US for talks with Obama

David Cameron in US for talks with Obama

British prime minister David Cameron has flown to the US for talks with president Barack Obama regarding the ongoing conflict in Syria, with the UK and US agreeing to work together to aid the opposition and replace Bashar al-Assad with a [read more]

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