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February 20, 2017

'Why Trump wants you to hate the media'

If you watched President Trump's astonishing press conference on Thursday, you might be forgiven for concluding that the most urgent problem facing America is that the media "is out of...

Bush crimes continue and he's caught out at last

Margaret KimberleyGeorge W. Bush famously said: "They misunderestimated me." His ungrammatical statements induce sneers and snickers, but convey powerful truths. After stealing the 2000 election, violating international law, trampling on the Cons ...

Only race that matters is the one to the polling station

Russian oligarch 'in hock' to ailing UK bank

Senior UK politician Vince Cable has written to the new chairman of the Royal Bank of Scotland Tom McKillop and Labour government Business Secretary Lord Mandelson, to demand that the loan given by the bank to a company owned by controversial Russian billi ...

Weight of the world on his shoulders

British leader says people have stopped 'pissing on PM'

Health Secretary Alan Johnson prompted loud laughter when he cracked ribald jokes at a fund-raising gala dinner held by supporters of the woman who beat him for the post of Labour Party deputy leader. Pushy Harriet Harman, MP for Camberwell and Peckham in ...

Palin is 'a loser on Republican ticket'

Most US voters say Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin lacks enough experience to run the White House, a new poll shows."Six in 10 voters see her (Palin) as lacking the experience to be an effective president, and a third are now less l ...

British Zimbabweans respond to historic unity deal

Thamsanqa Zhou Although it does not represent the ideal, most Zimbabweans in the United Kingdom celebrate the signing of a deal facilitating a government of national unity in our country.It provides the best opportunity for peace, prosperity and reconst ...

What I know about trigger happy American would-be Vice-President

Anne Kilkenny - Alaskan DemocratI am a resident of Wasilla, Alaska. I have known Sarah Palin since 1992. Everyone here knows Sarah, so it is nothing special to say we are on a first-name basis. Our children have attended the same schools. Her father was my ...

Democrats have snubbed Obama's radical policy of 'change'

Green candidate for the American presidency Cynthia McKinney has trumped the news media hype of the the Democratic convention coronation of pop star politician Barack Obama by launching a devastating attack on her former party.McKinney, who served six-term ...

President Bush, why don't you shut up?

This is an extraordinary open letter from Russia's government newspaper Pravda to American president George Bush following his outspoken comments about the military crisis in Georgia. President Bush,Why don't you shut up? In your statement on M ...

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