Tag: Chris Huhne
Outrage over ‘police state’ snooping on press
A law designed to uncover terrorist plots is being used by the police to obtain journalists’ phone records in secret. Is this an appalling infringement of civil liberty or a necessary evil?
‘Clueless’ jury puts justice in the dock
A high profile trial has been thrown out of court after the jury showed it did not understand its role. Should 12 ordinary people be trusted with such important decisions?
Top politician and wife brought low by lies
He was once a cabinet minister, and very nearly leader of a political party. Now Chris Huhne is a disgraced ex-MP facing jail. Why would he risk everything for the sake of a lie?
Groundbreaking climate deal agreed in Durban
As the world’s climate keeps changing, and with millions of livelihoods under threat, UN climate talks in South Africa have made a small but important step forward. Is hope now on the horizon?