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Topic - Nick Clegg
The business of monarchy has always been stacked in favor of men. Not any more — or so the British government promises.
The business of monarchy has always been stacked in favor of men. Not any more _ or so the British government promises.
British plans to expand the use of secret court hearings to protect intelligence shared by the United States and other allies and to extend state snooping on the Internet are vital to protect the public, Prime Minister David Cameron said Wednesday, after a blitz of criticism from campaigners, lawmakers and even his own deputy.
Britain plans to share previously secret expertise on detecting the illegal trafficking of radiological material and halting potential nuclear terrorism, the country's deputy prime minister told a security summit Tuesday.
British Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg accused Israel on Monday of carrying out "deliberate vandalism" by continuing to build settlements on land the Palestinians hope will form part of a future state.
Cancer weakened but did not soften Christopher Hitchens. He did not repent or forgive or ask for pity. As if granted diplomatic immunity, his mind's eye looked plainly upon the attack and counterattack of disease and treatments that robbed him of his hair, his stamina, his speaking voice and eventually his life.
Christopher Hitchens, a D.C.-based author, essayist and polemicist who waged verbal and occasional physical battle on behalf of causes left and right, died Thursday night at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston of pneumonia, a complication of his esophageal cancer, according to a statement from Vanity Fair magazine. He was 62.
Deep cracks are emerging in Britain's coalition government, with one of its top officials lashing out at Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday for deciding to block European Union treaty changes designed to save the euro.
The Conservative-Liberal Democrat marriage has been kept intact by the parties' mutual commitment to reducing the country's massive deficit, lawmakers from both parties say.
Asked how he felt about seeing students burn him in effigy, Mr. Clegg told BBC radio: "I'm developing a thick skin."