Following junior Treasury minister Chloe Smith's disastrous
performance on Newsnight regarding the Chancellor's u-turn on fuel duty, the New Statesmen presents the top
posted by fearfulsymmetry
on Jun 27, 2012 -
by Governments all over the world, the city of Auroville
is an ongoing experiment 'whose stated purpose is to realize human unity in diversity' through yoga. Unfortunately, it seems the 'rule free' society has attracted some of the least welcome of humanity's outliers, namely child sex tourists
. [more inside]
posted by asok
on May 27, 2008 -
"You haven't seen true competition
until you've watched editors of broadsheet newspapers, distinguished novelists and the controller of Radio 4 locked in furious argument about which was Frederick the Great's favourite musical instrument and what was the name of Jade Goody's range of perfumes." Jeremy Paxman, host of BBC's Newsnight, reviews the events of his week.
posted by parmanparman
on Dec 2, 2007 -
Salam Pax is diversifying; moving into TV. His first report will be shown on the BBC's Newsnight
programme. Newsnight broadcasts at 10:30pm GMT, and can be watched here by clicking on the "latest programme" link during or after the show.
posted by Blue Stone
on Nov 10, 2003 -
Did the government hinder the FBI to investigate against the Bin Laden family?
Transcript from last night's BBC Newsnight:
The CIA and Saudi Arabia, the Bushes and the Bin Ladens. Did their connections cause America to turn a blind eye to terrorism?
There is a hidden agenda at the very highest levels of our government.
JOE TRENTO, (AUTHOR, "SECRET HISTORY OF THE CIA"):
The sad thing is that thousands of Americans had to die needlessly.
posted by alex63
on Nov 22, 2001 -