Peter Goldsmith

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Geoff Hoon ‘told to burn memo that said Iraq invasion could be illegal’
Defence secretary under Tony Blair claims he was told to burn legal advice written by attorney general

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

05, Jan, 2022 @12:53 PM

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No British judge on world court for first time in its 71-year history
Indian candidate fills 15th and final place on bench of international court of justice after UK withdraws its pick for post

Owen Bowcott Legal affairs correspondent ​

20, Nov, 2017 @11:21 PM

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UK attorney general in bid to block case against Tony Blair over Iraq war
Jeremy Wright QC argues crime of aggression does not exist in English law, even though his predecessor reportedly claimed otherwise

Vikram Dodd Police and crime correspondent

16, Apr, 2017 @5:57 PM

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Chilcot report's key players and how their reputations have fared
After release of report into invasion of Iraq, some emerge with their stature enhanced but for others this is not the case

Luke Harding

08, Jul, 2016 @4:02 PM

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Chilcot report: Bush says 'world is better off' without Saddam as Blair mounts Iraq war defence – as it happened
Live coverage as Sir John Chilcot unveils his report into the Iraq war. Plus all the day’s other political news as Tory leadership runners go down to three

Andrew Sparrow, Peter Walker, Claire Phipps and Alan Yuhas

06, Jul, 2016 @8:00 PM

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Key figures scrutinised in the Chilcot report
Senior members of the political, military and intelligence establishments have had their conduct closely scrutinised by the inquiry

Ewen MacAskill and Richard Norton-Taylor

06, Jul, 2016 @6:24 PM

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Circumstances of decision to invade Iraq were 'far from satisfactory'
Iraq inquiry’s damning assessment of how decision was made will be taken by Tony Blair’s critics to imply that war was illegal

Patrick Wintour and Owen Bowcott

06, Jul, 2016 @1:15 PM

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Case against Tony Blair over Iraq war a legal impossibility, says QC
Geoffrey Robertson says Chilcot report is chance to consider law changes to ensure future leaders can be brought to account

Ewen MacAskill and Richard Norton-Taylor

05, Jul, 2016 @3:59 PM

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Chilcot review – devastating account of Blair cabinet's Iraq war delusions
How the Labour government drove itself to invade Iraq in 2003 is laid bare in this sharp distillation of Chilcot inquiry evidence – given added fire by damning testimony from veterans and bereaved parents

Michael Billington

05, Jun, 2016 @11:04 AM

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UK privy council overturns St Kitts and Nevis boundary changes ahead of polls
Caribbean state’s opposition wins case for existing electoral boundaries as government’s controversial effort to alter constituencies is overruled

Owen Bowcott, legal affairs correspondent

12, Feb, 2015 @6:17 PM

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Why is News UK still employing Mazher Mahmood?
Internal inquiry into Sun on Sunday’s disgraced reporter still going on after six months

Roy Greenslade

11, Dec, 2014 @10:49 AM

Time for an investigation into the fake sheikh after Panorama revelations

Roy Greenslade asks a series of questions about Mazher Mahmood raised by the BBC's documentary

Roy Greenslade

13, Nov, 2014 @12:39 PM

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