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Prosecutors ask for Dominique Strauss-Kahn case to be dismissed.

The BBC are reporting that New York prosecutors have asked for the case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn to be dropped. Mr. Strauss-Kahn’s lawyers have maintained throughout that any sexual encounter was consensual: “We also maintained that there were many reasons to believe that Mr Strauss-Kahn’s accuser was not credible…. Mr Strauss-Kahn and his family are grateful more…

Royals and magic bullets: it’s still about the stupid economy.

As gesture politics go, I actually thought last week’s state visit seemed oddly empty. I know we were being constantly told how to read the importance of the symbolism, yet the footage of Queen Elizabeth attending various events largely lacked the sense of a departure from history that came with the likes of Bill Clinton’s more…