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Charles dressing for a 'sword dance' Blogs

Prince Charles’ dance of shame

Prince Charles joined Saudi Arabia's autocratic rulers in a ceremonial sword dance. Saudi Arabia executed more than 70 people last year, mostly by public decapitation with a sword. Image: AFP/Getty This week Prince Charles flew to Saudi Arabia and danced for

Blogs

The award BAE’s Olver wouldn’t accept

A shareholder activist is evicted from the AGM What do you get for leading an arms company facing billion-dollar corruption investigations? Well, BAE's outgoing Chairman, Dick Olver, has been given a knighthood for his “services to business.” CAAT had already recognised Olver's 'achievements' at the company's recent AGM,

Blogs

Cameron takes arms dealers to India

David Cameron has just returned from yet another overseas trade mission – this time to India. It's been billed as the largest UK trade mission ever, with over 100 delegates – government ministers, MPs, "leaders of industry", university grandees and assorted hangers-on. In the name of cementing trade ties we have seen Cameron playing cricket,

Alfons Mensdorff-Pouilly Blogs

“The affair stinks but it doesn’t stink enough….”

Damning words from Judge Stefan Apostol. He was speaking in a courtroom in Vienna, at the conclusion of a corruption trial. Alfons Mensdorff-Pouilly. He's laughing but we're not - and nor are the Austrian judiciary. Although the trial received almost no publicity in the UK, the individual on trial and

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