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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Government Of The United Kingdom
The British government announced Thursday it will appoint a judge to investigate its long-secret policy of supplying letters to Irish Republican Army fugitives promising them protection from arrest. The issue is dividing Northern Ireland's unity government. Why? The AP explains.
One bullet: That's all it took to make (or perhaps unmake) the 20th century.
History casts important shadows that don't fade with time. The year was 1774. The Declaration of Independence was still two years off, and liberty for those who called themselves Americans was far from inevitable.
At the height of Russia's hosting of the Winter Olympics, Britain's High Court on Tuesday gave a green light for a public investigation of Moscow's presumed role in the 2006 assassination of a former Russian spy in London.
Britain's High Court has backed a bid by the widow of a former Russian agent to force a public inquiry into his death from radioactive poisoning.
Legal experts and religious freedom advocates are widely critical of a British magistrate who summoned LDS Church President Thomas S. Monson to a London court. It is highly unlikely he'd need to go, they said, and the case raises broader questions.
The British government has acknowledged advising the Indian government ahead of its 1984 raid on the Golden Temple in Amritsar, an admission which links the United Kingdom - India's former colonial master - with one of the bloodiest episodes in the subcontinent's recent history.
The British government has cut funding for the country's Olympic basketball program ahead of the 2016 Games.
Ever since Alexander Litvinenko's death on Nov. 23, 2006, British authorities have wrestled with how to deal with the case without creating an international incident with the Kremlin.
They've taken their tie-dyes and bell bottoms up to the attic, but a certain kind of liberal hasn't changed much since disco reigned over the jukebox. They dust off a failed policy from the past and present it as something fresh and new. Last week, the British government said it would cut the 70 miles per hour speed limit to 60, all to save the environment, beginning with a stretch of motorway near Nottingham.
"Almost Orwellian" — that's the description a federal judge gave earlier this week to the massive spying by the National Security Agency (NSA) on virtually all 380 million cellphones in the United States.
One of the Muslim murder suspects on trial for hacking to death British soldier Lee Rigby in a horrific, broad-daylight attack told police after his arrest that his actions were “humane” and based on Allah’s will.
The British government said Wednesday it needs new powers to help combat the spread of violent extremist Islam, including administrative authority to ban groups and restrict the movement and behavior of alleged recruiters.
The United States was outraged over Britain's decision four years ago to release the Libyan terrorist convicted of planning an airline bombing that killed 189 Americans, U.S. Ambassador Matthew Barzun told a Scottish reporter this week as the 25th anniversary of the 1988 Lockerbie attack approaches.
Since the essence of spying is stealing and keeping secrets, we should not be surprised when that essence is supported by deception and lying.