President Donald Trump makes a statement to the press in the Rose Garden about restoring “law and order” in the wake of protests.
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President Trump has warned that he will send the military into states to curb protests. Is Trump’s warning bluster? Or does the president have the authority to send the military into American cities?
Legal challenges to New Zealand’s strict early lockdown rules will test how far a government can go in a public health emergency.
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Yet another dramatisation of the events surrounding the financial crisis that leaves a sour taste and a questionable moral lesson.
Remembering the past at the Magna Carta memorial at Runnymede.
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Only three of the original 63 clauses remain in force today, but the legacy of Magna Carta runs much deeper.
Dining room scene from the Luttrell Psalter, 1325-1335.
At the time of Magna Carta a food revolution was taking place, which would no doubt have been reflected in the barons’ celebrations.
One big tax code?
The 1215 Magna Carta was a peace treaty between King John and the barons, and in many ways a financial one at that.
Proud justice. But for how long?
Citizens need to be able to seek remedies for breaches of human rights in our own courts.
Invoking Magna Carta in 1817.
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In its 800-year history, the revered document has been called upon in interesting ways.
You don’t wanna mess with crooked King John.
The British Library has just staged an exclusive one-day exhibition. The four earliest surviving copies of the original Magna Carta were brought together for an audience of 1,215 people, selected by public…
The stock pantomime villain.
This summer in June, the Queen will retrace King John’s steps along the three-and-a-half miles from Windsor Castle to Runnymede to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the revered document that came to…