The Sri Lankan army bathed the Jaffna region in blood as it overran the separatist Tamil Tigers in 2009. Its problem now is what to do with the vast territory it forcibly cleared. So the army has decided to fill it with tourists.
Former chief fundraiser for Tony Blair
A graduate has told of his “humiliation” after being forced to dance during a job interview at
Navy used warship and helicopter to kill whales
Troublemaker looks at an unhappy Royal Mail boss, Starbucks separation, students, holographic receptionists and Jamie Oliver
Tony Blair's efforts to become even richer, and set up a political dynasty. Jack Straw's son and his dodgy support. Dodgy royal goings on.
The August lull has always been traumatic for Britain’s political establishment.
This week’s reminder that the Tories are racist was brought to us by Jacob Rees-Mogg.
You don’t have to give money to a political party to get into the House of Lords—but it helps.
The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, wanted to bring the debt merchants into the temple. But it turned out they were already there.
Joy swept the nation as Prince William Arthur Philip Louis Windsor and the millionaire commoner that is his wife fulfilled their destiny and bred.
An old joke went along the lines of a Tory MP saying, “My grandad knew a lot about mining—he owned loads of it.”
MPs were set to trouser an extra £10,000 of a pay rise on Thursday of this week.
David Cameron has said Nelson Mandela is his personal hero. But he didn’t always feel that way.
Notorious security firm G4S could soon be brought into every home in Britain, thanks to a new government mega-contract.
Hearty congratulations are in order this week to Sir Brendan Barber, whose lifetime of “services to employment relations” has finally been recognised by the queen.
Political party funding, footballer's homes and the number of golf courses in Surrey
Hosting the G8 summit is a double-edged sword for George Osborne.
How would you feel if you found out that a load of strangers could go rooting through all your texts, emails and instant messages without you even knowing?
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