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Alan Travis

Alan Travis

    UN in bid to rebottle cannabis genie
    UN in bid to rebottle cannabis genie
    The United Nation has launched a counteroffensive against moves to liberalise drug laws around the world, warning that cannabis legalisation poses...
    'Snooper's charter' to check SMSs, emails in UK
    'Snooper's charter' to check SMSs, emails in UK
    Local councils, health authorities and hundreds of other public bodies in the United Kingdom are to be given the power to access details of...
    BBC plumbs new lows
    BBC plumbs new lows
    The planned programme, which has the working title of You, the Immigration Officer, is to be part of a BBC "asylum day'' along similar lines...
    Britain widens terror net
    Britain widens terror net
    British Home Secretary Charles Clarke on Wednesday broadened Britain's response to the 7/7 bombings in London with plans to allow him to exclude or...
    Afghanistan's coming up poppies
    Afghanistan's coming up poppies
    Afghanistan is on the verge of becoming a "narcotic state'' with its biggest annual crop of opium since the overthrow of the Taliban, the United...
    Ukip: Not just a flash in the Euro pan
    Ukip: Not just a flash in the Euro pan
    The Eurosceptic United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip) vote looks set to become a permanent feature of the British political landscape but is...
    SA asked to take on failed African asylum seekers
    SA asked to take on failed African asylum seekers
    South Africa this week emerged as the second African country with which the United Kingdom's Home Office has started talks to take failed asylum...
    New Afghan exodus looms
    New Afghan exodus looms
    A fresh exodus of Afghan refugees could be triggered as early as next month if the United Nations agency assisting in their resettlement runs out...