Archive of August 2009

Audio: Gary McKinnon's mother breaks down

Computer hacker Gary McKinnon's mother Janis Sharp breaks down as she explains her fears for her son's wellbeing.


    Feature: Fake websites and the new media

    A spoof website with the Baltimore mayor's angry riposte to shadow home secretary Chris Grayling saw several news sites run with the story. Web 2.0 is challenging journalists like never before.

  • Gary McKinnon's mother Janis Sharp (r) with Liberty director Shami Chakrabarti

    Audio: Gary McKinnon's partner

    Computer hacker Gary McKinnon's partner offers a bleak outlook at a protest outside the US embassy.

  • Stephen Hale

    Interview: Stephen Hale

    With Copenhagen looming large, Stephen Hale, director of influential environmental think tank Green Alliance, has become something of a 'peacemaker' between politicians, big business and the voluntary sector. How does he think the UK can save the world from climate change?


    Audio: Climate Camp protestor

    Climate Camp protestor Ed Thompson comments on the demonstration outside the Bank of England.


    Audio: Climate Camp organiser

    Climate Camp organiser Kevin Smith explains the reasons for this year's demonstrations in London.


    Obituary: Edward Kennedy

    Senator Edward Kennedy, the leading figure of the dynastic American family and elder statesman of the Democratic Party, has died aged 77 following a battle with cancer.


    Video: Alan Duncan on secret camera

    Watch Alan Duncan on secret camera in Westminster, as he admits believing MPs are being forced to live on "rations" after the expenses crisis.


    Profile: Michael Ancram

    Michael Amcram's illustrious political career was badly damaged by the expenses scandal. He quits parliament at the next election.

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