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The world reacted with horror when it saw a 12-year-old boy shot dead by Israeli soldiers. But the footage, it transpires, told a lie

‘Few opinion-shapers in the West feel outraged enough to condemn it, let alone grasp what is at stake in the Hariri tribunal’

‘In a fiercely competitive global economy, taxes should be lower. So as Chancellor I will approach each Budget looking to see if we can reduce taxes as well as reform them.’

Barack Obama has the mood, the momentum and the money in his favour – but John McCain’s character and record could yet swing November’s presidential election for the Republicans