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IISS: Maliki power grab risks fresh civil war in Iraq
The latest Strategic Comment from the International Institute for Strategic Studies looks at just how sustainable Iraq’s democracy is following the withdrawal of America’s military presence.
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Is this Plan B?17/09/2014 10:20:00
Scotland's First Minster, Alex Salmond, has made two elements of his plans on currency for an independent Scotland clear.
JRF CALLS FOR INCREASED REMIT FOR OBR AS POVERTY SET TO REACH ONE IN THREE CHILDREN BY 202016/09/2014 12:35:30
With one in three children and nearly one in four working-age adults forecast to be living in poverty by 2020, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) recently called for a powerful independent watchdog to hold the Government to account for its record on poverty.
IEA - Drop the opposition: Advertising benefits us all16/09/2014 11:35:02
Banning and restricting advertising has little to no effect on overall consumption, but it does create negative consequences for consumers.
The Scottish NHS - more financially secure outside the UK?12/09/2014 15:20:00
The future of the welfare state, and particularly of the NHS, has taken centre stage in the Scottish independence debate in recent days. Scotland’s Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said that a 'Yes' to independence would free the Scottish NHS from an agenda of privatisation and public spending cuts.