Barack Obama and Sasha Obama; JFK with John Jr; Oval Office

Sasha Obama’s Oval Office photo: echoes of JFK’s Camelot?

News Thu 3 Sep, AT 17:25

The White House has released a photo of Obama and his daughter which evokes that of John F Kennedy with John Jr playing at his feet

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Sanusi Lamido Aminu Sanusi

Sanusi Lamido Sanusi starts a ‘bonfire of the bankers’ in Nigeria

News Thu 3 Sep, AT 13:56

How the 'Ben Bernanke of Nigeria' put his country's financial elite in the dock

American Apparel

American Apparel in trouble over immigration and ‘provocative’ ad

News Thu 3 Sep, AT 13:44

Dov Charney’s LA-based clothing company loses 1,600 staff and sees yet another advert banned

Megrahi; Brett Duxbury

Lockerbie: If Megrahi can go free, why can’t a burglar dying of cancer?

News Thu 3 Sep, AT 13:42

Within a week of the Lockerbie bomber’s release, a Lancashire prisoner, also terminally ill, was refused his freedom. Why?

Chappaquiddick; Edward Kennedy; Mary Jo Kopechne

Kennedy memoirs reveal regret at ‘terrible decisions at Chappaquiddick’

News Thu 3 Sep, AT 09:48

Anger as New York papers leak details of late senator’s memoir ahead of publication

Gordon Brown

Lockerbie fall-out: the pressure mounts on Brown

News Thu 3 Sep, AT 08:41

Politicians, lawyers and newspaper commentators on both sides of the Atlantic attack the ‘duplicitous’ Prime Minister

George W Bush behind bars

Obama’s last chance to save his presidency from failure

Wed 2 Sep, AT 18:29 Alexander Cockburn

After his surrender on healthcare and banking, the only way Obama can save his presidency is to put Bush and Cheney behind bars

Geoffrey Robertson; David Miliband

Megrahi: death in custody was part of his punishment, says Geoffrey Robertson

News Wed 2 Sep, AT 11:45

The distinguished liberal QC says the release of Megrahi was unwarranted and foolish


Tainted cocaine scare as three die in north America

News Wed 2 Sep, AT 09:56

Spread feared because the coke was probably cut with livestock de-worming agent at the production stage

General Stanley McChrystal

McChrystal clear: time to change tack in Afghanistan

News Tue 1 Sep, AT 14:57

The American general who wants a complete rethink of the Afghan campaign – including talking to the Taliban – has a fight on his hands