For colonial policymakers, it was a weapon that left 'no victim as a martyr'. And for modern world leaders, it's used to crush dissent.
Court ruling comes after UNESCO confirmed that the prehistoric site would be added to its "in danger" list and warned it could lose its World Heritage Site status.
In a letter to Interior Minister Priti Patel, Labour’s Yvette Cooper, chair of parliament’s Home Affairs Committee, questioned overcrowding and length of stays at a “completely inappropriate” accommodation where asylum seekers are detained.
Environment and climate ministers from the US, India and China will be among those taking part in the closed-door meeting, which will be the first face-to-face ministerial meeting of its kind in more than 18 months.
The Latitude Festival is taking place as part of a government pilot scheme, requiring each one of its 40,000 guests to prove their Covid status before they're allowed in.
The UK Home Secretary Priti Patel believes the Zimbabweans "committed murder, rape and other despicable crimes."
The annual prize shortlists 12 albums released by British and Irish acts in the United Kingdom in the past year.
UN’s cultural agency cited concerns over construction of buildings and a proposed football stadium that will change the landscape of the English city that gave birth to The Beatles.
Dominic Cummings, one of the main figures behind the Leave campaign, dismissed accusations of fuelling Islamophobia and racism during the Brexit campaign in 2016.
A comprehensive review on race equality has warned the Conservative government’s approach risks falling short of international human rights obligations.
In his latest explosive claims about the government’s handling of the pandemic, Dominic Cummings says Boris Johnson had wanted to let Covid “wash through the country” rather than wreck the economy.
Daily infection numbers have climbed in Britain, topping 50,000. But despite warnings and accusations of recklessness, the government has lifted restrictions in England, with no social distancing and mask requirements.
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