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Is the world abandoning the U.S. economy?

Brandon Smith, Alt Market | Go to any university, any center of equities trade, any meeting place for financial academia, any fiscal think tank, and they will...

Major breakthrough for cannabis law reform

Mick Meaney | The British people are finally waking up to the draconian laws surrounding the use of cannabis. A new poll conducted by the BBC...

Savile connected to IRA?

JIMMY Savile once boasted of having friends in the IRA which he used in threats against his enemies, it has been claimed. The former presenter...

Report: UK slavery on the rise

Katie Nguyen | The number of trafficking cases referred to the British authorities rose to 946 last year from 710 in 2010, according to the...

Big Brother cars “Stasi-type secret spy operation”

Mick Meaney | New plans to expand the UK's controversial 'spy car' scheme has been labeled a 'Stasi-type spy operation'. The plans are to supposedly protect...

UK plans to spy on all web activity a “snooper’s charter”

Plans to monitor all Britons' online activity risk uncovering "incompetent criminals and accidental anarchists" rather than serious offenders, the information commissioner has warned. Ministers want...

Ex-military chiefs could be banned from contact with MoD

John Ingham | FORMER military chiefs could be barred from contact with ministers and Ministry of Defence officials after several were secretly filmed allegedly saying...

MI6 accused of lying about illegal rendition

Steve Swann, BBC | Two men who claim they were illegally sent to Libya with the help of UK intelligence have accused ex-MI6 chief Sir...

A terrifying new level of censorship emerges

JEROME TAYLOR, The Independent | Have we got such a debased and demoralised view of freedom that we're now willing to lock up people for posting...

Alternative News Sources

Alternative News Sources Alternative News / Friends & Allies RINF Alternative News RINF TV What Really Happened David Icke Blacklisted News 21st Century Wire Intellihub Truth Theory Survivalblogs Bilderberg.org From the Trenches Lew Rockwell OpEd Information Clearing House Activist Post Wake...

Secret courts bill hides government cover-ups

Liberties and freedoms enshrined in Magna Carta more than 800 years ago are under threat from the British government’s plans to deliver a bill...

Leaked emails deepen G4S scandal

Zlatina Georgieva | In the wake of the Olympic Games vetting scandal, private security company G4S may have hoped that its period on the public...

Extraditions “an abuse of democracy”

BEN HAYES, Open Democracy | This week’s decision of the European Court of Human Rights to allow the extradition of five individuals accused of terrorist offences from Britain...

More proof that Fox News mislead its viewers

Stephen C. Webster, Raw Story | When it comes to reporting on what scientists say about climate change, the Union of Concerned Scientists told Raw...

Alistair Darling risks prosecution over data protection law

Sunday Herald | A failure by the Better Together movement to register its operation in advance with the UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has also...

Security expert reveals personal data risks

This is Gloucestershire | THE recent story by the BBC concerning the security measures taken on Tesco's website and the subsequent investigation by the UK's...

Malware Infects PCs Even Before They Reach Retail Shops, Says Microsoft Study

A new study conducted by Microsoft dubbed Operation b70, from Aug. 2011, shows that several computers carry malware installed in the factory, BBC News...

Julian Assange Supporters Battle To Keep Bail Money Adjourned

The hearing for supporters of Julian Assange, who are fighting to keep the bail money they posted for the Wikileaks founder has been adjourned.

Is Facebook Advertising Beleaguered or Thriving?

When it comes to digital marketing, the experts tell you to leverage as many online platforms as possible, including search, local search, PPC, social...

Surfthechannel founder condemns the British justice system

Here is the message in full - posted on the Surfthechannel website, as seen in the Google Cache. A Very British Miscarriage Of Justice    The real...

UK issues ‘threat’ to arrest Wikileaks founder

The UK is threatening once again to violate international law in the most egregious and unprecedented manner. They've done it throughout history, most recently...

Hundreds executed by both sides in Ivorian war

ABIDJAN, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Around two-thirds of those killed in Ivory Coast's civil war last year were summarily executed, many of them by...

Biggest political loser of the Olympics? Cameron

It's not hard to identify the political winners from the Olympics. Boris Johnson, who has never missed an opportunity to make a populist intervention, and...

CCTV Sparks Privacy Fears

Installation of CCTV cameras along a public bridleway in Leicestershire without warning has sparked privacy fears among nearby residents. Concern is also growing over future...

Five Business Tips The Apprentice Taught Us

by tEdits The BBC television series "The Apprentice" offers an interesting and entertaining insight into the business world as contestants compete to go into business with...

What Whitney Houston Taught Me about SEO

The sad death of Whitney Houston got me thinking. I would never have classed myself as one of her biggest fans but I have...

Two Tier Internet Looms

by Steph Wood
The possibility of a two tier internet in the United Kingdom is looking ever more like a certainty. With the nation’s biggest Internet Service Providers (BT, Virgin Media and Sky) collaborating on how to sell the idea of ‘fast lane’ access...

Facebook’s Now More Entertaining Than Entertainment!

by Dan Cash
In the UK social websites are now more popular than entertainment sites, British browsers are now pointed more regularly at sites like Facebook and Twitter than they are at iPlayer or sports websites...

Internet Brands Of Yesteryear

by Steph Wood
Nielsen, in collaboration with UKOM (UK Online Measurement) recently published a list of the web’s top 50 brands. It makes for interesting reading, not least because the included...

Keeping the Internet Neutral

It is a concern of an awful lot of people and now a consultation has been launched by the European commission. ...

Why does Turkey censor the Internet?

by KLAUS JURGENS Has surfing the Net become a crime? Are we not entitled to live in a knowledge-based economy? We must resist the temptation...

High Court Rules Fast-track Deportations Illegal

A High Court judge has ruled that fast-track deportations of foreign nationals in the UK as unlawful. Emma Ginn, of Medical Justice, said the UK...

BNP Activist Gets Away With Creating Anti-Muslim Leaflets

A BNP activist who delivered leaflets which blamed Muslims for the heroin trade has been cleared of intending to incite religious hatred. Anthony Bamber,...

Teen Found Guilty For Facebook Murder

A 16-year-old boy has been detained for killing a former friend after the pair traded insults on Facebook. Salum Kombo, 18, was stabbed in...

A Proxy, a Proxy, My Kingdom for a UK Proxy

It might sound a little ridiculous but if you are one of the UKs many expats living across the world, you may well recognise...

Human Rights Watch calls Gaza destruction ‘unlawful’

The Israeli army unlawfully destroyed civilian property in its 22-day offensive in Gaza in 2008 and 2009, a report by Human Rights Watch says,...

Take Back Parliament campaigners to rally in London again

Fair votes and reform campaigners will be rallying in London's Trafalgar Square and across the country again this Saturday, aiming to Take Back Parliament...

Organised crime fears cause ban on 500 euro note sales

By Dominic Casciani Exchange offices in the UK have stopped selling 500 euro banknotes because of their use by money launderers. The Serious Organised...

Libya air crash inquiry under way

Aviation officials in Libya are investigating the plane crash that killed 103 people at Tripoli airport. The flight recorders have been recovered and handed over...

Pope Blames Abuse Scandal on ‘Sin’

Pope Benedict XVI says the Church's child abuse scandal shows that the greatest threat to Catholicism comes from "sin within" the Church. He made his...

Israeli hires Internet soldiers

Straight out of Avigdor Lieberman’s Foreign Ministry: a new Internet Fighting Team! Israeli students and demobilized soldiers get paid to pretend they are just...

Politicians cost public £500 million each year

Britain's politicians apparently cost the taxpayer £500million a year. The number of political professionals has grown by ten-fold in the past decade to 29,000 and...

Cheney ‘ordered CIA to hide plan’

Former US Vice-President Dick Cheney gave direct orders to the CIA to conceal an intelligence programme from Congress, US media reports say. The existence of...

News of the World phone-tapping – Did police ignore the evidence

SCOTLAND Yard was today studying allegations of large-scale, illegal phone-tapping of celebrities and politicians by the News of the World. The Metropolitan Police was urgently...

Sink the BNP

Tonight the BNP leader told the BBC that we should sink boats with refugees coming from Africa. BBC Correspondent Shirin Wheeler replied: "I don't think...

Bagram Detainees Treated “Worse Than Animals”

An investigation by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has revealed that former detainees at the U.S. Bagram airbase in Afghanistan were beaten, deprived of...

The kinder, gentler occupation?

Phil Aliff, a member of Iraq Veterans Against the War, analyzes new U.S. rules of engagement governing air power in Afghanistan. DESPITE THE Obama administration's...

Blair WAS involved in Iraq inquiry talks, minister says

Gordon Brown is to promise that much of the Iraq inquiry will be held in the open in an attempt to avert a damaging...

Sri Lankan government interrogate doctors who witnessed war crimes

The Sri Lankan government is continuing to detain and interrogate three doctors–Dr Thurairajah Varatharajah, Dr Thangamuttu Sathyamurthi and Dr V. Shanmugarajah–who risked their lives...

7 Ways Police Monitor & Control Us

Whether you agree or not that Britain is fast turning into a surveillance society, it's undoubtedly true that the police are turning to high...

Who’s Watching You?

By Anthony Hildebrand | A new BBC series looks at surveillance in the UK. It’s something the industry could learn from, says I4S editor...

Court limits police surveillance powers

By Dominic Casciani | The Court of Appeal has limited police powers to keep pictures of protesters in case they go on to break...

On British “success” in Iraq

By David Morrison | “Tony Blair, I'm afraid, would never accept that our foreign policy actually had any impact on radicalization. …That's clearly rubbish.”...

TSSI raises concern over ID card scheme

Identity specialist TSSI has branded the new government-led ID card scheme to launch in Manchester as premature. In a speech made today, (covered in...

MP’s Expenses: Two words show their claims ‘were made within the rules’ are lies

Ministers are quaking in their boots. Today, the Daily Telegraph printed the report into their investigation of the expenses of UK Members of Parliament, without...

Manchester will be the ID card guinea pig

By Ian Dunt | The Home Office will pilot test the ID cards scheme in Manchester, Jacqui Smith announced today. Residents will be able...

School bus tracked by satellite

Parents in North Wales will be able to use satellite tracking to check their children are on the school bus, as part of a...

The grim RIPA and the Surveillance state

Labour’s polling has at last picked up that many people hate their surveillance society. They tell us today they will look at their much...

UK torture collusion ‘widespread’

British involvement in the mistreatment of terrorism suspects abroad is wider than previously reported, a human rights group has claimed. Cageprisoners - which campaigns...

G20 Violence: Death at the Hands of the Police

For those who have followed mainstream media coverage of the protests against the scandalous G20 (who are deciding to give the IMF, those with...

UK’s DNA database and ID register are illegal

The UK's controversial DNA database and ID cards register are in breach of European data protection and rights laws, according to a new report...

Warning over use of CCTV in pubs

The information commissioner has said pubs with no history of trouble should not be forced to install CCTV cameras. The Information Commissioner's Office is concerned...

Human rights leaders call for investigation into Gaza conflict

A group of 16 human rights investigators and judges "shocked to the core" by the events during the most recent Gaza conflict ...

More calls for BT Phorm ban

BT must be stopped from deploying technology that uses people's personal internet communications to make money from advertisers, the government was told this week.Baroness...

More than 1,000 UK police have criminal records

More than 1,000 serving police officers in Britain have criminal records, figures obtained under freedom of information laws showed on Wednesday. Convictions of the 1,063...

Top Secret Credit Crisis Bailouts

Interesting stories are stacking up again so it's time for some economic potpourri starting with secret dealings by the Fed. Fed Refuses to Release Bank...

Phorm – one year on

By Darren Waters | The controversial targeted advertising firm Phorm is to hold a second open Town Hall meeting, a year after it first met...

UK Home Secretary Jacqui Smith, on drugs

On Monday, Jacqui Smith, the UK Home secretary severely criticised a report by the Government’s own Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs which...

Lendman: Obama’s ‘War on Terror’

By Stephen Lendman  The language is softened and deceptive. The strategy and tactics are not. The "war on terror" continues. Promised change is talk, not...

The emergence of a police state

Open threats by Sri Lankan Defence Secretary Gotabaya Rajapakse this week against foreign journalists and diplomats in Colombo are another chilling reminder of the...

Over 100,000 demonstrate in London against Sri Lankan war

By Ajay Prakash and Paul Mitchell  Over 100,000 people, mostly Tamils came from across the UK to march in central London on Saturday demanding an...

Britain ordered to release Iraq war cabinet minutes

LONDON - Records of British cabinet discussions over the legality of invading Iraq, held in the buildup to war in 2003, must be released...

Boris Johnson stands by ‘trigger happy’ remarks that angered Ian Blair

By Danny Brierley THE Mayor today refused to apologise for calling police marksmen "trigger-happy" after the comments were revealed in an acrimonious exchange of letters...

Israeli PM Promises to Shield Troops From War Crime Trials

The BBC reports: “Any Israeli soldiers accused of war crimes in the Gaza Strip will be given state protection from prosecution overseas, the country’s...

Israeli military says complete withdrawal from Gaza “out of the question”

By Julie Hyland  Israel continued to withdraw some of its troops from the Gaza Strip Tuesday, in moves timed to coincide with the inauguration of...

PILGER: Disgrace of the silent treatment

By refusing to condemn Israeli atrocities, intellectuals in the West are complicit in its crimes, argues JOHN PILGER. "WHEN the truth is replaced by silence,"...

Prince Harry made shock racist remarks‏

By Robert Jobson and Ryan Sabey, 10/01/2009 PRINCE Harry made shock racist remarks on a video, the News of the World can reveal. The soldier...

Over 100,000 on London’s Gaza demo

The London demonstration on 10 January against Israel's bombing and invasion of Gaza was much bigger than the police estimate of 20,000. The organisers...

Events timeline for National Free Gaza demo

Indymedia | After 14 days of of Israeli state aggression against the people of Palestine 802 people are dead, over 257 of which are children....

UN human rights chief accuses Israel of war crimes

Official calls for investigation into Zeitoun shelling that killed up to 30 in one house as Israelis dismiss 'unworkable' ceasefire Rory McCarthy in Jerusalem | The...

US, Japanese Researchers Mix Samples of 1918 Flu Pandemic to Recreate Deadly Code

Lori Price Researchers recreate 1918 flu pandemic virus --Why? And, why is no one *asking* why? 29 Dec 2008 Researchers have found out what made...

Why We Must Prosecute Bush and His Administration for War Crimes

By Mike Ferner During the rush to get the Nuremberg Tribunals underway, the Soviet delegation wanted the tribunal’s historic decisions to have legitimacy only for...

Blackwater ‘could lose Iraq role’

Blackwater could lose its licence to operate in Iraq, rendering it unable to provide security for US diplomats, a US State Department internal report...

VIDEO: Gitmo Military Prosecutor Breaks His Silence

The tribunals used for putting suspects on trial at Guantanamo Bay are a "stain on America's military", a former military prosecutor has told the...

Thousands of Afghans Held Without Trial in ‘Telephone Justice’ System

By Jason Ditz | For the rich and well-connected, the Afghan criminal justice system is remarkably convenient, with a simple phone call to an influential...

The Legal Advice to Wage War on Iraq was not just “sexed-up”, it was...

By C Stephen Frost | Mary Bedworth, Christopher Burns-Cox, Lou Coatney and David Halpin co-signed this article, which appeared as a commentary in The Guardian following...

Scottish Parliament votes out ID cards

By John Oates | The Scottish Parliament has voted against the government's proposed ID cards, in a gesture of Phythonian futility. Members of the Scottish...

Is a recession good news for the BNP?

By Nick Lowles | Conventional wisdom suggests that the British National Party will benefit politically from a recession. Government ministers certainly seem to think...

100 Nations to Ban Cluster Bombs – But not the biggest user, the USA

By Angus Crawford On 3 December, more than 100 countries, including the UK, will sign a treaty banning cluster bombs. As a result Britain, by law,...

Lest We Forget: Could the First World War Have Been Stopped?

By George Monbiot | Like most people of my generation, I grew up with a mystery. I felt I understood the Second World War. The...

Unite against Nato expansion and war

With conflict spreading across the globe, April’s protest in Strasbourg will be a key focus for the anti-war movement, writes Chris Nineham The European anti-war...

US ‘in secret overseas strikes’

The US has carried out nearly a dozen anti-terror attacks in Pakistan, Syria and elsewhere in the past four years, the New York Times...

Lendman: The Wages of Sin

By Stephen Lendman - RINF | “Reaping the whirlwind” for money manager and market strategist Jeremy Grantham in his latest no-nonsense commentary. Worlds different...

17 US Attacks On Pakistan Since September – Media Applauds

By Bzangy Groink | One of the issues most vexing to Pakistan is the ongoing missile strikes by US unmanned Predator drones, or UAVs, into Pakistan’s...

Children in the Cross-hairs

Media Lens | On the afternoon of Thursday 28 February, 2008, a group of Palestinian boys were playing football on some open ground near their...

Explosion of Mandatory Police Searches on British Citizens

By Mick Meaney - RINF | Last weekend Lancashire police and the Lancashire County Council’s Safer Travel Unit began stop and search procedures on members of...

Porn protest at Westminster against new ‘thought crime’

Models wearing chains, stockings and gags have been led around Westminster in protest at laws to make owning "extreme pornography" illegal. From next year, possession...

Fisk ‘shocked’ by US failure to debate conflict in Israel

By Amol Rajan | A feisty debate between Robert Fisk and the author Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman brought The Independent Woodstock Literary Festival to...

Record increase in DNA database

More than 722,000 samples were added to the National DNA Database last year - a record increase for one year. The database has samples from...

Investigating ‘Africa’s Guantanamo’

Salim Awadh is talking to me from inside a cell somewhere in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa. By Robert Walker | There are seven other...

Human rights concern over 42 days

Government plans to enable police to hold terror suspects without charge for 42 days have caused "considerable concern" at Europe's human rights body. The Council...

Censorship and Freedom of Speech

By Craig Murray | This is the key section from my new book which the publisher is unwilling to publish due to legal threats...

Jon Snow: “Editors sold their souls” to MoD

Media Workers Against the War | Jon Snow, Channel 4 news anchor, reveals his anger on Radio 4 at the news blackout on Prince Harry’s deployment...

Climate change demo cost police £6m

The estimated cost of policing a week-long protest against climate change stands at just under £6 million, it has been disclosed. Around £5.9 million has...

Younger teens ‘to get ID cards’

Identity cards could be handed out to children as young as 14, a home office minister has suggested. The first ID cards are due to...

NOAM CHOMSKY: Towards a Second Cold War?

NOAM CHOMSKY | Aghast at the atrocities committed by US forces invading the Philippines, and the rhetorical flights about liberation and noble intent that...

Alistair Darling and the implosion of the Labour government

By Chris Marsden | The August 30 Guardian interview with Britain’s Chancellor Alistair Darling was extraordinary in many respects. In the first place there...

US Hypocrisy Reaches Critical Mass

By Jyoti Mishra | US Vice-President Dick Cheney has condemned what he called Russia’s “illegitimate” attempt to change Georgia’s borders last month.Mr Cheney added that...

Cabinet Office ordered to release secret memos on Iraq dossier

Secret emails and memos showing how the Iraq war dossier was "sexed-up" must be released by the Cabinet Office, The Independent has learnt.   By James...

A High Stakes US Gamble with Russia

By Stephen Lendman - RINF | Prior to entering WW II, US strategists had a clear aim in mind at its conclusion - to...

CIA memos reveal doubts over ‘key’ Lockerbie witness

By Guy Smith | A Libyan "double agent" who was central to the CIA's investigation into the Lockerbie bombing exaggerated his importance in Tripoli's...

Living in a Lying Nation

By Sean M. Madden | The following lead from Monday’s BBC Radio 4 Today program says it all, well, sort of: Leaders of the European...

Conspiracy Files: Lockerbie

By Paul Stott | Few terrorist attacks have had such contrary explanations as the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie. Sunday evening...

Manufactured Famine

By George Monbiot | In his book Late Victorian Holocausts, Mike Davis tells the story of the famines that sucked the guts out of...

Reinventing the Evil Empire

By Stephen Lendman - RINF | For the West, everything changed but stayed the same, hard-wired and in place. Things just lay dormant in...

Calls to drop ID card plans after prisoner data blunder

The Government was under pressure today to abandon its ID card plans after one of the main firms involved in the project lost thousands...

Madrid plane crash: Pilot’s union warned months before that cut-backs placing passengers at risk

By Marcus Morgan | After the worst Spanish air tragedy in 25 years on Wednesday, accident investigators have begun examining the wreckage of the...

Passengers test new face scanners

Facial recognition scanners are being trialled at an airport as part of government efforts to improve security and reduce passenger congestion. The system has been...

Journalist says U.S. target was Al-Jazeera

By Bob Egelko  | After more than six years as a prisoner of the United States, former TV cameraman Sami al-Hajj is back at work...

India to examine protest deaths

By Ram Dutt Tripathi | The government of the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has ordered an inquiry into the deaths of four farmers...

BAE case in the Lords

CAAT News | The five senior Judges are technically a committee of the Lords so the hearing took place in a Lords’ Committee...

BP shuts down Georgia pipelines

Energy giant BP says it has shut two of three pipelines that run through Georgia as a precautionary measure. A spokeswoman for the firm said...

UK government spends 2 million on TV documentaries promoting their policies

The government's Orwellian-named "Central Office of Information" has been funding a series of ITV documentaries which paint their policies in a positive light. The...

Afghanistan: Not a Good War

By Conn Hallinan | Every war has a story line. World War I was “the war to end all wars.” World War II was...

British Territory Used for US Torture

By ADAM ZAGORIN | Almost two years have passed since President George W. Bush publicly acknowledged the existence of a CIA program in which...

British MPs ‘Misled’ Over Iraq Interrogation

MPs and peers have said they may have been misled over UK troops' use of banned interrogation methods in Iraq. Not all troops had...

Breaking Iraq and Blaming Iran

By Andrew G. Marshall | In September of 2005, the southern Iraqi oil city of Basra, under British occupation since the 2003 invasion, was...

PM refuses Iraq troops timetable

Gordon Brown has said he favours reducing troop numbers in Iraq but would not set an "artificial timetable" during talks with Iraqi leaders. The prime...

Iran’s top nuclear negotiator faces charges over Halliburton ties

Iran Focus | Iran’s judiciary has arrested several executives of a privately-owned oil drilling company over their dealings with the U.S.-based oil giant Halliburton...

Supreme Court, Inc.: Supremely Pro-Business

By Stephen Lendman - RINF | Pro-business Supreme Court rulings are nothing new, and it's likely most damaging one ever occurred in 1886. In Santa...

Ex-MI5 chief attacks 42-day plan

Baroness Manningham-Buller tells the Lords why she is against the plans (video) The former head of MI5 has dismissed government plans to extend the time...

TOWER 7 REPORT EXPECTED TO BLAME FIRE FOR COLLAPSE

It wasn't only the Twin Towers that collapsed on September 11. A third World Trade Center tower that wasn't hit by the planes also...

From triumph to torture: John Pilger on Mohammed Omer’s treatment by Israel

By John Pilger | Two weeks ago, I presented a young Palestinian, Mohammed Omer, with the 2008 Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism. Awarded in...

Is Britain moving to the right?

Socialist Review | It’s hard to remember that only nine months ago 1 May was projected as a likely general election day. Then, the theory...

Neil Young on Impeaching Bush

Billboard | QUESTION: A liberal friend of mine in New York saw the Twin Towers fall while stuck in traffic on the Verrazano Bridge. She...

The Nuclear Expert Who Never Was

By Scott Ritter | I am a former U.N. weapons inspector. I started my work with the United Nations in September 1991, and between that...

CCTV doesn’t keep us safe, yet the cameras are everywhere

By Bruce Schneier | Pervasive security cameras don't substantially reduce crime. There are exceptions, of course, and that's what gets the press. Most famously,...

Fortress Britain

By Muhammad Idrees Ahmad | “The public has to be more alert”, warned one “international terrorism expert” in the Daily Mail late last year,...

Mind-Forged Manacles

By George Monbiot | Which of these countries has the most prisoners per head of population? Sudan, Syria, China, Burma, Saudi Arabia, Zimbabwe or...

Lorry drivers to stage M62 fuel protest

By Jon Land | Police monitoring a proposed fuel protest by truckers on one of the UK's busiest motorways said today their primary aim...

Police attack anti-Bush protestors

By Stewart Office | The ban on the demonstration down Whitehall to protest the visit of war criminal George Bush was enforced with violence...

The War on Photography

By Bruce Schneier | What is it with photographers these days? Are they really all terrorists, or does everyone just think they are? Since...

Profiting from Iraq’s occupation

By Harry Cohen | The British in Basra are unpopular and mostly ineffective. The last survey of Basra residents by BBC Newsnight indicated that...

Chavez Revamps His Intelligence Services: The Corporate Media React

By Stephen Lendman - RINF | Reports keep surfacing about new threats against Hugo Chavez. Given past ones, they can't be taken lightly. Chavez...

Labour is stealing our civil liberties

By Cath Elliott | It seems incredible now, but on the May 3 1997 I actually celebrated Labour's election victory. After 18 years of...

25 USA Military Officers Challenge Official 9/11 Account

Pakistan Daily | Twenty-five former U.S. military officers have severely criticized the official account of 9/11 and called for a new investigation. They include...

Why should we pay the Orwellian licence fee?

By Patrick West | Some government public information services or advertisements on behalf of state services never change. Drink-driving awareness adverts invariably feature a...

Hybrid embryos ‘should be banned’

BBC News | Allowing scientists to carry out stem cell research using hybrid human-animal embryos "is a step too far and should be banned",...

First US aid plane lands in Burma

BBC News | The first US aid flight to Burma following the devastating cyclone nine days ago has landed in Rangoon after a journey...

Ex-MI5 chief warns over detention

BBC News | MPs should work together to agree a detention limit for terror suspects and ensure the matter is not a political football,...

We’ve been given a yellow card – Labour

Patrick Wintour and Nicholas Watt | Gordon Brown is planning to help hard-pressed families in the wake of Labour's drubbing in the elections with...

Hundreds killed by Burma cyclone

BBC News | A tropical cyclone has killed at least 351 people in Burma and damaged thousands of buildings, according to state television. Parts...

Sex offender DNA files expanded

BBC | Police in Fife have become the first in Scotland to fully manage DNA samples from non-registered sex offenders. The force has started...

Labour facing its worst losses in a generation

By Andrew Porter and James Kirkup | Gordon Brown is set for punishing losses in his first electoral test as Prime Minister after the...

Cheney accused of war crimes

BBC | A top aide to former Secretary of State Colin Powell has launched a stinging attack on US Vice-President Dick Cheney over abuse...

Brown admits mistake in abolishing 10p rate

By Patrick Wintour, Nicholas Watt and Allegra Stratton | Gordon Brown yesterday admitted making "mistakes" in abolishing the 10p rate of income tax as...

The Bush team’s Geneva hypocrisy

Newly released U.S. government documents, detailing how Bush administration officials punched legalistic holes in the Geneva Conventions' protections of war captives, stand in stark...

Iraqi oil pipeline blown up again

BBC News | An oil pipeline south of Baghdad has been blown up, wounding at least eight security guards, Iraqi police say. The blast,...

THE DEBATE: UK Passports – Interview or Interrogation?

RINF |    Can the Home Office justify raising passport costs to over £70 while spending nearly £100 million on interview centres that have zero effect in combating identity fraud or terrorism? Convicted...

The most potent weapon wielded by Murdoch and China

By George Monbiot | If you want to know how powerful Rupert Murdoch is, read the reviews of Bruce Dover's book, Rupert's Adventures in China. Well,...

Bush Using NAFTA to Eliminate Laws

By Greg Palast |Psst! George Bush has a secret. While you Democrats are pounding each other to a pulp in Pennsylvania, the President has...

Alistair Darling in £50bn gamble to aid banks

By Robert Winnett Alistair Darling will unveil an unprecedented scheme to offer £50 billion in taxpayer-backed loans to high street mortgage lenders today in an...

Iranian President: 9/11 ‘suspect event’

BBC Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has described the 9/11 attacks on the Twin Towers in New York as a "suspect event" and queried the death...

Fighting dirty wars: spying for the arms trade

By Eveline Lubbers The Campaign Against Arms Trade (CAAT) is a well respected Quaker and Christian-based pacifist group, which believes in non-violent protest. In the...

Home Secretary accused of breaching election rules

By David Barrett, PA The Home Secretary Jacqui Smith was accused of breaching election rules today by making a major anti-terrorism announcement during the run-up...

Torch carries Tibet debate to UK

By Jon Kelly With colourfully-dressed groups of rival supporters waving flags and chanting slogans, it had all the ingredients of a major sporting event. But...

Did BT spy on 36,000 customers?

By MATTHEW HICKLEY BT tested secret "spyware" on tens of thousands of its broadband customers without their knowledge, it admitted yesterday. It carried out covert trials...

Obama and Hillary Spin a ‘Big Lie’ About Iraq

The two Dems lie every time they discuss Iraq on the campaign trail, but the media refuse to call them on it. By Joshua Holland The...

Cameron, Brown and Blair expenses revealed

Gordon Brown, Tony Blair, the Tory leader, David Cameron, and 16 other MPs are to have their parliamentary expenses published today, after the Commons...

Nato to back US missile defence

Nato countries have agreed to back US plans to site a missile defence system in Europe, at a summit in Romania. Member states will endorse...

Defiant Brown set to tighten law on cannabis

Downing Street today signalled that Gordon Brown remains determined to tighten the law on cannabis, despite reports that the official advisory body is set...

9/11 Truth Movement vs. 9/11 Truth

I found myself once again singing at an antiwar rally two weeks ago, and once again being confronted by a red-faced white man with...

Watchdog’s threat to 42-day terror law

Alan Travis | The Guardian The government's own human rights watchdog threatened last night to launch a legal challenge to Labour's plan to introduce a law...

The engineer whose ‘evidence’ led to war in Iraq

An Iraqi engineer who provided the information that became one of the key planks in the Bush administration's case justifying the invasion of Iraq...

Iraq MPs plan emergency session

Iraq's parliament is due to hold an emergency session to try to end fighting between Shia militias and Iraqi security forces.It comes amid a...

O’Sullivan quits as Ireland coach

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MoD responds to Iraq abuse allegations

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Miliband: We will decide when UK troops leave Iraq

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CIA ‘launches Facebook for spies’

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Firms bid for ID cards contracts

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DNA swab brings us closer to a police state

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Timeline: how de Menezes identity emerged

The IPCC put together a timetable of events as they investigated the aftermath of the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes by police Times July 21,...

US rejects Iran captives exchange

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