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A man walks next to the FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)

Ibn Khaldun offered a cogent explanation of why corruption thrives within close-knit societies

Campaigners in Maryland before a state vote on marriage (Photo: PA)

‘Hate crimes’ are being investigated on all sides

The London riots: the sign of a broken society?

Church as state

Mark Steyn argues that big government has become a form of religious belief, says Ed West