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UK ‘is leaving Iraq a better place’

May 22, 2011
The toppling of Saddam Hussein and the subsequent rebuilding of Iraq was worth it, Foreign Secretary William Hague has said as British military operations...

Hope for stranded pilot whales

May 22, 2011
A pod of up to 70 pilot whales remain in Loch Carron, Scotland (pic: Getty) SIXTY pilot whales in danger of ­getting stranded in...

The Queen in Ireland: day four as it happened

May 22, 2011
The Cork accent is particularly lovely, isn’t it? Very chatty and warm. 17.31 From our comments below – someone called Roberto71 says: I’m a...

Last British Troops To Withdraw From Iraq

May 22, 2011
1:31pm UK, Sunday May 22, 2011 Britain’s eight-year presence in Iraq has formally come to an end with the Royal Navy completing its training...

VIDEO: Sun sets on UK operation in Iraq

May 22, 2011
The UK’s military operation in Iraq is to end on Sunday when the Royal Navy stops training Iraqi sailors. Operation Telic, the name for...

Huhne Under Pressure Amid New Claim

May 22, 2011
6:52am UK, Sunday May 22, 2011 Pressure is mounting on Energy Secretary Chris Huhne after Sunday newspapers have published more allegations surrounding a speeding...

What the Queen’s visit meant to Ireland

May 22, 2011
IT WAS one single, surreal moment of the Queen’s four-day visit to Ireland that will linger long in the minds of the Irish. The...

David Miliband and Louise to be star guests at brother Ed’s wedding

May 22, 2011
DAVID Miliband and his wife will go to brother Ed’s ­wedding this Friday after agreeing to bury the hatchet after their bitter Labour leadership...

Pilot whales at risk of being stranded on Scottish beach

May 22, 2011
A fisheries protection vessel, lent by the Scottish government, was being kept at a safe distance for fear of making the whales more stressed....

A week when Britain and Ireland grew up

May 22, 2011
There are, presumably, two rules the Queen has absorbed so deeply that they have become instinctive: don’t take risks; don’t stir emotions. She broke...
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