On the ground at the Queen’s Day attack

May 1, 2009 1

Ambling across Amsterdam in search of a plot to kill the Queen and journalistic greatness.

What really happens when drugs are decriminalised?

April 30, 2009

Portugal provides an answer.

Greek Cypriot refugee ruling to have profound impact on reuniting Cyprus

April 29, 2009

The European court of justice yesterday awarded a Greek Cypriot refugee the right to win back land he was forced to flee when war partitioned the island in 1974.

Leading architects tell Prince Charles off

April 28, 2009

When Pritzker Prize gold medal winners combine forces to condemn Prince Charles for abusing his position to influence the planning process in London, it’s a serious event.

UK cops take a (deserved) media beating

April 28, 2009

What could possible have led to this sudden outbreak of awareness of the autonomously repressive nature of the police force amongst the patriotic papers?

The new war in Dagestan

April 28, 2009

Russia's North Caucasus has been plagued with violence since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Its capital Dagestan is a hotbed for terrorism and has become a new outpost for Chechen rebels.

EU kyboshes goods that aren’t energy efficient

April 27, 2009

The EU agreed to set environmental standards for household products such as windows and shower heads in a bid to reduce energy consumption. And it won't end there.

Irish opt for paper ballots over e-voting

April 27, 2009

Chalk one up for AEC-style old skool pen-and-paper voting: Ireland are scrapping their e-voting system and going back to paper ballots.

Prospects of a united Cyprus look dim

April 27, 2009

The prospects of a united Cyprus receded when a nationalist party won the parliamentary election recently.

Bludgeoned Britain slides further down the plughole

April 24, 2009

The British budget is the grisliest in history with Alistair Darling putting his name to what is fast becoming an economic basket case.