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Patrick Wintour

Patrick Wintour

    Turkey insists on decisive role in Syrian peace talks
    Turkey insists on decisive role in Syrian peace talks
    Amount of refugees makes it a domestic issue for Turkey, says prime minister.
    Saudi executions go global
    Saudi executions go global
    Awkward alliances in the fight against terror have complicated a proper response.
    US to form 'core coalition' to fight Isis in Iraq
    US to form 'core coalition' to fight Isis in Iraq
    US Secretary of State John Kerry rules out committing "boots on the ground" at a meeting of 10 nations on the sidelines of the recent Nato summit.
    The multiple perils of political friendship
    The multiple perils of political friendship
    The Crown Prosecution Service's decision to charge former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks came as the British Cabinet met on Tuesday
    US unleashes $400bn to save economy
    US unleashes $400bn to save economy
    The United States central bank has unleashed a radical $400-billion plan to prevent the world's largest economy sliding back into recession.
    Little buy-in while G20 buys time
    Little buy-in while G20 buys time
    The G20 summit failed to tackle growing concerns that currency wars between Washington and Beijing will undermine hard-won stability.
    Fewer jobs, less spending
    Fewer jobs, less spending
    Deepest public spending cuts in 80 years planned.
    New leader pledges to rejuvenate Labour
    New leader pledges to rejuvenate Labour
    The newly elected leader of the British opposition Labour Party has launched his party on a five-year campaign to regain power.
    Tough love budget hits all
    Tough love budget hits all
    Ratings agencies applaud UK chancellor's move to placate markets after sovereign debt crises.
    First UK speaker forced out in 300 years
    First UK speaker forced out in 300 years
    On one of the most momentous days in British parliamentary history the Speaker of the Commons, Michael Martin, resigned his office last Tuesday.
    British Parliament spins in expense row
    British Parliament spins in expense row
    Labour MP Harry Cohen agreed to pay back claims he made on his caravan in Essex.