Caroline McRobbie

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Africa

WikiLeaks: NSA spied on French ministers and business too

The latest WikiLeaks report says the US National Security Agency spied more extensively on top French officials in an apparent bid to seek information on economic policy, exports and trade.<p>Jointly published by the French newspaper Liberation and the online outlet Mediapart, the allegations follow …

Texas attorney general attacks 'lawless' supreme court ruling on gay marriage

The attorney general of one of America’s most conservative states has vowed to personally defend marriage clerks who refuse to register gay unions on religious grounds.<p>The move has sparked speculation that lawsuits could be in the offing challenging states’ obligations to deliver marriage equality …

LGBTQI
Extremism
Common Sense
Russia
South Asia

Islamic State bomb attack on Houthi rebel leaders in Yemen leaves 28 dead

The bombing was part of an escalation of Isis attacks against Shia Muslims as Houthi rebels seize territory in Yemen<p>Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack on two Houthi rebel leaders in Sanaa on Monday night that medics say killed at least 28 people, including eight women.<p>The car …

Middle East

The Full Letter Written By The FBI To Martin Luther King Has Been Revealed

Martin Luther King, Jr. is one of my personal heroes. Not just because of his outsized contribution to the civil rights movement, but because of his …

'You filthy, abnormal animal’: graphic contents of anonymous letter sent by FBI to Martin Luther King

Civil rights leader was urged to kill himself over ‘sexual orgies' with 'evil playmates'<p>The graphic contents of an anonymous letter in which the Federal Bureau of Investigation called Martin Luther King a “filthy abnormal animal” have been made public for the first time.<p>Written in 1964 by a deputy …

Martin Luther King, Jr.
World History
Mad Men

Jim Crow to America: Don't call it a comeback, I've been here for years

On June 17, 1822, Denmark Vesey and five others were going to revolt to kill slaveholders and free the people they held as slaves so they could …

The Declaration of Causes of Seceding States

Georgia<p>The people of Georgia having dissolved their political connection with the Government of the United States of America, present to their …

Law

America(*): Happy (Founding) Fathers Day

IN CONGRESS, JULY 4, 1776<p>The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America<p>hen in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for …

U.S. Constitution ratified - Jun 21, 1788

New Hampshire becomes the ninth and last necessary state to ratify the Constitution of the United States, thereby making the document the law of the …

Rhode Island

Blasts from the past: photographing the American civil war in 2015

620,000 dead, cities in ruin ... the civil war decimated the United States. To mark the 150th anniversary of its end, Guardian photographer David Levene took a trip across America to re-create some of the most iconic photographs taken at the time<p>The American civil war then and now – interactive<p>I …

War

Was the US justified in dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during the Second World War? You debate

For years debate has raged over whether the US was right to drop two atomic bombs on Japan during the final weeks of the Second World War. This …

The dog who risked all to save 'secret' prisoners of the Second World War

Judy the pointer chanced her life many times to protect British PoWs. Now the story of how she forged a special bond with one man has been told in a book in time for the anniversary of VJ Day<p>Maybe the Japanese guards suspected something. They started scouring the barracks inch by inch, methodically …

Occupation children shunned in post-war Germany and Austria

<b>When Christa Wais was born in September 1946, her Austrian mother had already lost contact with her father, a major in the Red Army.</b><p>Her parents had met at the theatre in the town of St Poelten, west of Vienna.<p>Her mother visited her father frequently in the eastern province of Burgenland where he …

United Kingdom

Editorial - German home front: from the archive, 8 June 1942

Germany struggles as she realises that there is no more food and clothing to be seized from conquered Europe<p>All available evidence from inside Germany points to two paramount preoccupations at the present time - the larder and the wardrobe. The food in this country is incomparably better than the …

History

Sir Winston Churchill, the rarely-seen photos

New footage emerges of aviatrix Amelia Earhart before her doomed final flight

Home movie believed to be final film heralding Amelia Earhart's departure from California on famous final journey to be released<p>It was a clear spring day in 1937 when Amelia Earhart, ready to make history by flying around the world, brought her personal photographer to a small Southern California …

6 Magna Carta myths explained

Dr Ariel Hessayon explores six common myths associated with Magna Carta, and reveals how our shared perception of it owes more to events in the 17th …