The debate over the Panama Papers has focused too much on the emotive issue of tax, and not enough on the issue of transparency. The UK is at the heart of the problem – but can also be at the heart of the solution.
The Dutch rejection of an EU deal with Ukraine will not change much in Europe’s relations with its neighbour. But the referendum result is a serious warning for established European politicians and a barometer of a rising backlash against the EU throughout the continent.
Reinforcing the need to introduce identity cards, the use of the Internet in propagating extremism and the need to counter financial support for terrorism were some of the key points of a speech delivered by Chancellor Gordon Brown at the Royal United Services Institute today.
In a talk, entitled ‘Securing our future’, the Chancellor outlined his vision of where and how Britain...
Installed power on naval surface combatants has steadily grown over the past few decades. The principal reasons for this are two fold: ships have got larger and faster, and ships have more power demanding mission-systems. This paper examines the technical drivers behind the trends.
By SANDY BELL July 14, 2005
Wall Street Journal Europe
LONDON -- As one of the vast army of people who commutes to central London daily, I drove to my local train station last Friday. To my slight surprise, the car park was a lot less full than usual. I stopped to buy a newspaper and a coffee but spent the 45-minute trip wondering why it never occurred to me not to make my normal journey the...