Government

“Every single sphere of British influence” in society is dominated by men and women who went to private school or who are from the “affluent middle class”

‘Truly shocking’ that the private-school educated and affluent middle class still run Britain, says Sir John Major The dominance of a private-school educated elite and well-heeled middle class   in the “upper echelons” of public life in Britain is “truly shocking”,… Read More ›

US discloses Israel’s top-secret military base outraging Tel-Aviv

  Published time: June 04, 2013 19:17      Edited time: June 04, 2013 21:05                                                                             An Arrow II battery, a U.S.-backed Israeli missile shield, is seen at Palmachim base, south of Tel Aviv May 29, 2013.(Reuters / Amir Cohen) The US government… Read More ›

New Chinese President Xi aims to paint Africa red

Nile Bowie is a political analyst and photographer currently residing in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Published time: March 12, 2013 10:51                                                                             China’s Communist Party Chief Xi Jinping (Reuters/Jason Lee) The fact that China’s incoming president, Xi Jinping, is set to… Read More ›

Drugs giant Novartis warns jobs may go overseas: said bringing a drug to an NHS trust, securing clinical trials and getting approval, is inefficient and takes too long

The Government must tackle the red-tape and research hold-ups hampering Britain’s pharmaceutical industry or risk seeing jobs and investment disappear overseas, one of the industry’s leading companies has warned. Novartis global finance director Jon Symonds said that while the UK… Read More ›

Senior Government minister has accused the EU of squandering Britain’s international aid budget on schemes that often have nothing to do with alleviating world poverty.

Senior Tory accuses EU of “squandering” Britain’s aid budget Alan Duncan has accused the EU of “squandering” Britain’s international aid budget. Photo: Justin Sutcliffe Robert Mendick and Andrew Gilligan 9:00PM BST 29 Sep 2012 Alan Duncan, the minister of state… Read More ›