Public satisfaction with the NHS has recorded its largest fall in at least three decades, with ministers' rhetoric attacking the health service to justify reforms likely to have dented confidence, a thinktank has warned.
Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez switched from battling cancer to fighting a re-election campaign on Monday as he formally declared his candidacy in typically ebullient style with an open-top parade through a sea of supporters and a ten minutes singing performance.
I never really rated Liverpool's Glen Johnson, but I don't supopose he cares much.
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My parents came to this country with nothing but some Shirley Bassey records and a pair of flip-flops. My dad (not a closet gay man), harboured a secret desire to meet the singer and mum never felt comfortable in anything else.
The Tories' grouping in Europe is facing an embarrassing split after a controversial Polish priest who runs a radio station that broadcasts antisemitic views was invited to the European parliament by one of its MEPs.
In his first campaign for the presidency, Barack Obama promised to reverse the worst excesses of the Bush administration's approach to terrorism – such as the use of torture, the rendition of terrorist suspects to CIA-run black sites around the globe, and the denial of basic legal rights to prisoners in Guantánamo – and to develop a counterterrorism policy that was consistent with the legal and moral tradition of the United States.
Whether or not fishermen should be permitted to throw away healthy fish at sea instead of selling them to consumers will come to a head at a crunch meeting of Europe's fisheries ministers on Tuesday.