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Cameron makes £100m U-turn on F-35 aircraft carrier jets

One-Minute Read
Thu 10 May, AT 15:00

Humiliating turnaround for Cameron as Ministry of Defence reverts to Labour’s original plan

Air Force One

Pass the M&Ms: the thrills of flying on Air Force One

Media Watch
Wed 14 Mar, AT 13:31

Journalist who travelled with David Cameron on Obama's plane describes the 'cut above' experience

Standard & Poor's downgrades US credit rating

Will investors ignore S&P’s US credit downgrade?

Sat 6 Aug, AT 13:37

First reaction: ‘Outrage’ at credit downgrade, but it is possible that the markets will not care

American Civil War slaves

The bloody war millions of Americans prefer to forget

Thu 21 Apr, AT 09:32
Alexander Cockburn

Was the Civil War worth it? Might slavery have died out anyway, as it did in Brazil?