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Ed Pilkington

Ed Pilkington

    Donald Trump: All Muslims should be banned from entering US
    Donald Trump: All Muslims should be banned from entering US
    Donald Trump, the leading contender to become the Republican party’s nominee for US presidential candidate, has called for a “total and...
    Trump trashed, Carson wounded in decisive debate
    Trump trashed, Carson wounded in decisive debate
    The eight top Republicans jostling for position in the race for their party’s presidential nomination engaged in the most substantive but also the...
    Snowden gets a handle on Twitter
    Snowden gets a handle on Twitter
    Since the first story of the United States’s National Security Agency’s (NSA) mass surveillance of Verizon phone records broke in June 2013, the...
    American politics still in thrall to racist views
    American politics still in thrall to racist views
    David Axelrod, the political strategist who helped Barack Obama secure two terms in the White House, has warned that racial "fear" and hostility...
    Exoneration a bitter pill after 30 years on death row
    Exoneration a bitter pill after 30 years on death row
    Glenn Ford has been freed from the notorious Angola prison in Louisiana, having lived under the shadow of the death sentence for 30 years. He...
    Boston bombings: Case against the Boston Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
    Boston bombings: Case against the Boston Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
    The FBI's case against Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, detailed in cool, unemotional language over 13 pages of a federal criminal complaint, begins at...
    Obama's immigration drive
    Obama's immigration drive
    Barack Obama has warned Republicans that if they attempt to block his drive towards comprehensive immigration reform he will send his own legislation to Congress and force them to vote on it....
    Pain of getting hooked on 'hillbilly heroin' crushes developed world
    Pain of getting hooked on 'hillbilly heroin' crushes developed world
    For almost two decades Geni Swartzwelder has played an elaborate game of hide-and-seek with her daughter Heather. Every day, Geni (52) takes a bottle...
    Opportunity knocks for Romney's crew
    Opportunity knocks for Romney's crew
    Opinions will be divided over Monday night’s final presidential debate, but for Glenn Heffner, a Mitt Romney volunteer in the bellwether town...
    BBC's blind eye to sexual predation causes furore
    BBC's blind eye to sexual predation causes furore
    Mark Thompson is not the luckiest of media chief executives. The incoming boss of the New York Times Company must not only deal with a financial...
    Obama cracks the digital whip
    Obama cracks the digital whip
    President Barack Obama is spending vast amounts more than his challenger for the White House, Mitt Romney, on internet advertising. He is pouring...
    Minorities change US demographics
    Minorities change US demographics
    The United States has passed a landmark in its demographic make-up, presaging a monumental shift in the country’s culture, politics and...