Archive of 8 September 2009

The Defence Systems and Equipment Internation (DSEi) exhibition begins at the ExCel centre in the Docklands today.

Protests hit London as Libyan arms dealers arrive

Anti-war protests are taking place in London today as a controversial arms fair gets underway.

  • Mrs Andreasen's resignation follows Nigel Farage's announcement he will stand down

    UKIP's Brussels whistleblower resigns

    Marta Andreasen, the EU's former chief accountant who lost her job after blowing the whistle on the state of European accounting, has resigned from her post as UKIP's treasurer over an argument about how the party runs its finances.

  • Three terrorists plotted to bring down seven transatlantic passenger aircraft

    Relief unabated after transatlantic terror convictions

    The conviction of three terrorists for a plot to destroy transatlantic airliners has prompted a wave of relief from government ministers, past and present.

  • Gary McKinnon faces extradition to US for breaking into Pentagon computers

    Home secretary set for McKinnon talks

    Home secretary Alan Johnson is to meet with representatives of all three parties over the fate of computer hacker Gary McKinnon.

  • Funding furore: Govt give development to unions instead of poor nations

    Govt funds unions with DfID money

    The government is funding UK unions with money intended for international development, a report by an independent charity has claimed, with the Trades Union Congress (TUC) receiving more than £1.2 million since 2003.

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