from The Great Debate UK:

Taking power from the powerless

February 11, 2011

-Clive Stafford Smith is the founder and director of Reprieve. The opinions expressed are his own.-

from FaithWorld:

British police avert clashes at Luton anti-Islamist rally

By Reuters Staff
February 7, 2011

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(An English Defence League supporter with effigy of Osama Bin Laden mask during a rally in Luton, February 5, 2011/Paul Hackett)

The private sector vs. definitions of fairness

By Reuters Staff
October 25, 2010

– Ingrid Smith is Business Planning Editor,  Reuters Consumer Television –

from Breakingviews:

Britain’s unkind cuts may help growth sprout

October 20, 2010

It was billed as a bloodbath, and it is. By slashing public spending by 81 billion pounds over five years, Britain's coalition government is reversing the big increases of previous years. The plan is billed as necessary pain to secure the country's financial future, but it is also ideological. The aim is to move from unaffordable levels of public employment and welfare to private employment and a balanced budget. The danger, however, is that the economy stalls.

Best of Britain: Power players

October 14, 2010

Whether they’re pumping up the crowd, or getting ready to cut people down, this week’s Best of Britain photos are about power players. Whether it’s bodybuilder-turned-governor Arnold Schwarzenegger joking with David Cameron, Liverpool chairman Martin Broughton greeting excited fans, or defending WBA heavyweight champion David Haye training for his next bout, these are people that mean business.

Best of Britain: In the lead

October 7, 2010

This week’s Best of Britain photos are about people in, or trying to take the lead, whether it’s David Cameron laughing during the Conservative party conference or a streaker proudly strutting through the greens of Celtic Manor. There’s also photos of former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf talking about his potential return to Pakistani politics as well as European team captain Colin Montgomerie proudly displaying the Ryder Cup after his team’s win.

Best friends in the whole world, at least for now

July 21, 2010

Prime Minister David Cameron has spent the last few days playing down expectations of just how special Britain’s “special relationship” with the United States is.

Best of Britain: Fakes and spills

July 1, 2010

This week’s Best of Britain brings us everything from highs and lows to fakes and spills.

Cameron: British patience with the Afghan mission is not limitless

June 10, 2010

OUKTP-UK-BRITAIN-ARMY-STRENGTHNew British Prime Minister David Cameron is not giving a timetable for the withdrawal of British troops from Afghanistan but during his first visit to the country as premier on Thursday he was already looking ahead to a time when the British have left the country.