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Andrew Osborn

Andrew Osborn

    Europe should boycott World Cup to oust Blatter - UK
    Europe should boycott World Cup to oust Blatter - UK
    Britain said Europe should consider boycotting future World Cups if Sepp Blatter doesn't quit as head of soccer's governing body over a corruption...
    Early results shows Ukip likely winners of Europe elections
    Early results shows Ukip likely winners of Europe elections
    Britain's anti-European Union Ukip party swept to victory in European elections, riding a tide of euroscepticism and anxiety about immigration to...
    Pro-Russia forces open fire in Ukraine
    Pro-Russia forces open fire in Ukraine
    A pro-Russian force opened fire in seizing a Ukrainian military base in Crimea on Monday and Nato announced reconnaissance flights along its...
    Warnings that sanctions will 'boomerang' as Ukraine standoff intensifies
    Warnings that sanctions will 'boomerang' as Ukraine standoff intensifies
    In a telephone conversation with US Secretary of State John Kerry, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned against "hasty and reckless steps" that could harm Russian-American relations, the foreign ministry said on Friday....
    'Lawrence of Arabia' actor Peter O'Toole dies at 81
    'Lawrence of Arabia' actor Peter O'Toole dies at 81
    Stage and screen star Peter O'Toole, the lanky actor of regal bearing and piercing blue eyes who shot to fame in the title role of the epic...
    UK opposes Syria intervention as US considers actions
    UK opposes Syria intervention as US considers actions
    The announcement of the decision on Thursday dealt a setback to US-led efforts to punish Damascus over the alleged use of chemical weapons against...
    Putin and Obama face off over Syria
    Putin and Obama face off over Syria
    Rebels fought to halt an advance by President Bashar al-Assad's forces into northern Syria on Monday.
    EC 'caved in to chemicals lobby'
    EC 'caved in to chemicals lobby'
    Environmentalists have accused the European Commission of giving in to corporate and government lobbying from Britain and elsewhere after it...
    EU's subsidy reforms 'do little for the poor'
    EU's subsidy reforms 'do little for the poor'
    The European Commission this week announced long-awaited proposals to reform some of the most criticised aspects of the its subsidy-laden common...
    Europe hits back at US trade law
    Europe hits back at US trade law
    Europe's trading relationship with the United States deteriorated further this week when the European Commission said it had no option but to...
    Bergman archive reveals a vision grounded in torment
    Bergman archive reveals a vision grounded in torment
    He may be regarded as one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, but Ingmar Bergman had a pretty dim view of his own talents as a young man. He...
    EU civil servants strike over pension reform
    EU civil servants strike over pension reform
    Their pay and perks may be the stuff of popular legend, but thousands of angry European Union officials went on strike this week to protest "a...