Back to black: How Germany, Poland and a Swedish state-owned firm are turning towards brown coal. Unemployed people dismiss Osborne's plans as "farcical" Put us back in government in 2015, Nick Clegg says. 18 September 2013Last updated at 14:09 ET.
Syria crisis: 'Snipers attack' UN inspectors' convoy. CarolineLucas : EdM just acknowledged he is... E-mail error ends up on road sign. Bladder alert lost in translation. Russian S300 anti-aircraft missiles 'delivered to Syria' The Syrian army has scored "major victories" against rebels and now holds "the balance of power" in the conflict, President Bashar al-Assad has told a Lebanese TV station.
He also suggested Syria may have received the first shipment of an advanced Russian air defence system. Russia vowed earlier this week to go ahead with sending S-300 missiles. Meanwhile, the main opposition outside Syria said it would not take part in peace talks while massacres continued. Speaking in Istanbul where the Syrian National Coalition is meeting, its interim head, George Sabra, said talk of diplomatic conferences was farcical while Syrian government forces backed by the Lebanese Shia movement Hezbollah were carrying out heinous crimes. Last week, a spokesman for the National Coalition had said it would attend, but only if Mr Assad agreed to step down. UK faces European Court over immigrants' benefits. Britain is being taken to court by the European Commission for allegedly discriminating against EU nationals who claim social security in the UK.
Ministers are accused of discriminating against those from EU member states who have been living and working in the UK. Michael Adebowale charged with Drummer Lee Rigby murder. A man has been charged with the murder of soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, south-east London, police have said.
Michael Adebowale, 22, of Greenwich, London, who will appear later at Westminster Magistrates' Court, is also accused of possessing a firearm. A second man, Michael Adebolajo, 28, remains under arrest at a London hospital and is in a stable condition. Stop police privatisation. Responsible department: Home Office Recently revealed plans show police forces planning to use private workers on the beat. Robin Hood Airport tweet bomb joke man wins case. 27 July 2012Last updated at 12:07 GMT Paul Chambers: "I want to move on, get a job and have a holiday" A man found guilty of sending a menacing tweet threatening to blow up an airport has won a challenge against his conviction.
Paul Chambers, 28, of Northern Ireland, was found guilty in May 2010 of sending a "menacing electronic communication". [Sat 7th Jul 2012] A celebration of anti-capitalist politics and LGBT Liberation (London EC)
Home Secretary to UK net activists: shut up, I'm rendering Richard O'Dwyer to America. Update: Jimmy Wales sez, "They have NOT said no yet.
It sounds like the chap from V3 got someone on the phone to read the standard statement. " Hundreds of thousands of Britons have signed a petition asking the Home Secretary to abandon plans to extradite Richard O'Dwyer to America. O'Dwyer, a student, has a website called TVShack that contains user-submitted links to TV show streams and downloads -- some legal, some infringing. This is almost certainly legal under US law, and is absolutely legal in UK law. BBC iPlayer - Newsnight: 19/08/2011. Latest New Stories. What’s going on today.. Tue 10th May 2011 23:00:02 GMT. Stop Government Snooping. Announcing 23 local demonstrations against the NHS Bill across the UK. Tibet's Fight for Freedom. Few people can deny the significance of the recent protests against China.
European governments “completely puzzled” about U.S. position on Libya. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's meetings in Paris with the G8 foreign ministers on Monday left her European interlocutors with more questions than answers about the Obama administration's stance on intervention in Libya. Inside the foreign ministers' meeting, a loud and contentious debate erupted about whether to move forward with stronger action to halt Col. Muammar al-Qaddafi's campaign against the Libyan rebels and the violence being perpetrated against civilians. Britain and France argued for immediate action while Germany and Russia opposed such a move, according to two European diplomats who were briefed on the meeting. Storyful. Daily News.
Politics news, UK political features, views and analysis - politics.co.uk. Wikileaks - Wikileaks. A Cut to Far. Evidence. Forest of Dean should remain in public ownership - report. Comments (0) The Forest of Dean should remain in public ownership an indpendent panel recommended today.
The Independent Panel on Forestry, set up in 2011 to consider the future direction of forestry and woodland policy, published its final report today following over a year of consideration on the matter. The main recommendations of the report include: UK. Quarter Of Wall Street Executives See Wrongdoing As Key To Success: Survey. July 10 (Reuters) - If the ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes were to go out with his lantern in search of an honest many today, a survey of Wall Street executives on workplace conduct suggests he might have to look elsewhere.
A quarter of Wall Street executives see wrongdoing as a key to success, according to a survey by whistleblower law firm Labaton Sucharow released on Tuesday. In a survey of 500 senior executives in the United States and the UK, 26 percent of respondents said they had observed or had firsthand knowledge of wrongdoing in the workplace, while 24 percent said they believed financial services professionals may need to engage in unethical or illegal conduct to be successful. News Papers. Libya. Libya (Arabic: ليبيا Lībyā, Amazigh language: ⵍⵉⴱⵢⴰ Libya), officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west.
The three traditional parts of the country are Tripolitania, Fezzan and Cyrenaica. With an area of almost 1.8 million square kilometres (700,000 sq mi), Libya is the 17th largest country in the world. A civil war and NATO-led military intervention in 2011 resulted in the ousting and death of the country's former leader, Muammar Gaddafi, and the collapse of his 42-year "First of September 'Al Fateh' Revolution" and 34-year-old Jamahiriya state. Etymology The name Libya ( Psychic Karl Lang jailed for duping vulnerable women. 20 July 2012Last updated at 12:48 ET Karl Lang duped his vulnerable victims, Newport Crown Court was told last month.