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During the miners’ strike, Thatcher’s secret state was the real enemy within

Thirty years ago, Margaret Thatcher branded striking miners “the enemy within”. The chilling catchphrase embodied her government’s scorched earth onslaught on Britain’s mining communities – and gave the green light for the entire state to treat the miners’ union as outlaws.<p>Now we know that the Tory …

Trading Places | Soundtrack Suite (Elmer Bernstein)

BBC News (UK) on Twitter: "Thursday's Times: "Financial turmoil hits Scotland" http://t.co/gR92idlJOT #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers - via @ hendopolis"

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BBC News (UK) on Twitter: "Thursday's Mirror: "The man I loved gave me HIV - on purpose" http://t.co/PoAiD7Qawe #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers - via @ hendopolis"

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BBC News (UK) on Twitter: "Thursday's Scottish Sun: "Buffer Together" http://t.co/ETufAVgzkz #tomorrowspaperstoday #bbcpapers - via @ hendopolis"

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Times News on Twitter: "Scots need war chest ‘to keep markets at bay’ http://t.co/faFeX5Loqd"

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The Guardian on Twitter: "The Guardian front page, Thursday 11 September 2014: Mortgage risk if Scots vote yes http://t.co/uhaQw9pkQG"

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Sandhurst's sheikhs: Why do so many Gulf royals receive military training in the UK?

<b>Generations of foreign royals - particularly from the Middle East - have learned to be military leaders at the UK's Sandhurst officer training academy. But is that still a good idea, asks Matthew Teller.</b><p>Since 1812, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, on the Surrey/Berkshire border, has been where …

The Guardian on Twitter: "Circles of power: Putin's secret friendship with ex-Stasi officer http://t.co/2R674iZZbK via @GuardianNewEast"

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Jonathan Rees: private investigator who ran empire of tabloid corruption

The money came pouring in. Jonathan Rees worked from a dingy office in south London. He lived in a cramped flat upstairs. He was divorced, overweight and foul-mouthed but his business was golden: he traded information. His sources may have been corrupt. His actions may have been illegal. But the …

Danehill as Broodmare Sire of Sires

<b>Danehill</b> is certainly not a sire whose exceptional talent could be doubted. Historically he is the most successful sire by the number of black-type …

Iraq: The War Card

As part of its investigation into the false statements made by top Bush administration officials leading up to the Iraq war, the Center for Public …

Phone hacking exclusive: The News of the World, the army's IRA mole and more questions for Rupert Murdoch

Detectives investigating possible corporate charges against Rupert Murdoch's media empire have obtained evidence to suggest that News International …

How to travel around the world in 80 days

In Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, Phileas Fogg had a devil of a time trying to travel around the world in 80 days. But in the 21st century, circumnavigating the globe has become a bit of a breeze: all you need is a round-the-world (RTW) ticket. In fact, a dedicated (if masochistic) …

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Phone-hacking trial was officially about crime; but in reality, it was about power

Rupert Murdoch’s money washed through the ‘trial of the century’ like a Rolls-Royce. The story behind the News of the World scandal was not about journalists behaving badly, but the power of money and its abuses

Beer Tour Alert: 9 Craft Beer Hotspots in Munich to Visit on Your Beer Trip to Germany

<b>The best beer in Munich is not at the Hofbräuhaus. Beer awesomeness awaits you, but not necessarily at the places you've heard about.</b><p>Mormons gravitate to Salt Lake City, Muslims to Mecca and Catholics to the Vatican. For beer-lovers across the world, true north is Germany, the global home of beer …