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  • 2 Aug 2010

    Visiting the Hiroshima and Nagasaki exhibition currently on display in central London is an emotionally charged experience.

  • 1 Aug 2010

    The Prime Minister has been criticised for using his trip to India this past week as a platform for a £700 million arms deal.

  • 30 Jul 2010

    The Ministry of Defence (MoD) must pay the entire cost of renewing the Trident nuclear weapons system, the government confirmed today. This increases the chances of Trident renewal being delayed or scrapped as nuclear weapons have previously been funded by the Treasury.

  • 22 Jul 2010

    Amnesty has welcomed a UK government extension of the pilot scheme offering assistance to women with insecure immigration status who are victims of violence.

  • 22 Jul 2010

    Students and lecturers are warning that theology and religious studies departments in British universities could be under threat due to cuts in higher education funding. Bangor University will this year accept new theology students for the last time, while staff at Birmingham have warned that they will consider strike action to resist compulsory redundancies.

  • 15 Jul 2010

    The Business Secretary, Vince Cable has triggered a mixed reaction after saying that university students will “almost certainly” have to pay more towards their education, in contrast to the Liberal Democrats' previous approach.

  • 14 Jul 2010

    Britain has a “once in a generation” opportunity to reform counter-terrorism measures, according to the civil rights organisation Liberty. They welcomed an invitation from government to participate in a review of anti-terrorism legislation.

  • 9 Jul 2010

    Campaigners have welcomed the government's decision to scrap the controversial Section 44 of the Terrorism Act, which allowed the police to stop and search anyone, without requiring "reasonable suspicion".

  • 6 Jul 2010

    The Defence Secretary has admitted that the “value-for-money” review of Trident will be completed by the end of July, provoking suspicion that he is only going through the motions.

  • 28 Jun 2010

    Around the time that Norman Tebbit made his famous comments about unemployed people getting on their bikes, my father was doing just that.