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Channel 4 News
Hilary Benn on seeing the light on EuropeHilary Benn was a researcher in the No campaign in the 1975 referendum on the C
Hilary Benn on seeing the light on Europe
Channel 4 News / Posted 12 hours ago
Hilary Benn was a researcher in the No campaign in the 1975 referendum on the Common Market. Like most on the left, he saw the Common Market as a support network for big bosses. His father, Tony Benn, carried that view to the grave. Hilary Benn,... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Unions' actual work improves services but the Tories don't want you to see it“We needed to find savings of £9m a year,” Karen, a manager at Pennine Care in
Unions' actual work improves services but the Tories don't want you to see it
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
“We needed to find savings of £9m a year,” Karen, a manager at Pennine Care in Manchester, says. “But we had drawn up three different proposals and they had all been rejected by staff.” “And I want the union right there alongside me, working with me... Read more
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express
Cameron’s break on benefits ‘unlikely to stop migrants coming to Britain’, expert claims AN EMERGENCY brake on benefits is "highly unlikely" to stop EU migrants headi
Cameron’s break on benefits ‘unlikely to stop migrants coming to Britain’, expert claims
express / Posted yesterday
AN EMERGENCY brake on benefits is "highly unlikely" to stop EU migrants heading to Britain because “quite low” numbers claimed tax credits, according to an... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Emergency brake on benefits 'unlikely to stop EU migrants heading to UK'An emergency brake on benefits is "highly unlikely" to stop EU migrants heading
Emergency brake on benefits 'unlikely to stop EU migrants heading to UK'
Kingston Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
An emergency brake on benefits is "highly unlikely" to stop EU migrants heading to Britain it was claimed after records showed just "quite low" numbers claimed tax credits. Some 84,000 EU migrant households who arrived in the UK or had been issued a... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Emergency brake on benefits 'unlikely to stop EU migrants heading to UK'An emergency brake on benefits is "highly unlikely" to stop EU migrants heading
Emergency brake on benefits 'unlikely to stop EU migrants heading to UK'
Streatham Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
An emergency brake on benefits is "highly unlikely" to stop EU migrants heading to Britain it was claimed after records showed just "quite low" numbers claimed tax credits. Some 84,000 EU migrant households who arrived in the UK or had been issued a... Read more
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Gazette
David Cameron accused of 'side-stepping' over EU reform proposalsDavid Cameron has come under further pressure to produce measures aimed at boos
David Cameron accused of 'side-stepping' over EU reform proposals
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
David Cameron has come under further pressure to produce measures aimed at boosting the powers of Westminster over Brussels as the Prime Minister continued attempting to build support for his reform demands. Mr Cameron has said he wants to put... Read more
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guardian-series
David Cameron accused of 'side-stepping' over EU reform proposalsDavid Cameron has come under further pressure to produce measures aimed at boos
David Cameron accused of 'side-stepping' over EU reform proposals
guardian-series / Posted 2 days ago
David Cameron has come under further pressure to produce measures aimed at boosting the powers of Westminster over Brussels as the Prime Minister continued attempting to build support for his reform demands. Mr Cameron has said he wants to put... Read more
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Gazette News
David Cameron accused of 'side-stepping' over EU reform proposalsDavid Cameron has come under further pressure to produce measures aimed at boos
David Cameron accused of 'side-stepping' over EU reform proposals
Gazette News / Posted 2 days ago
David Cameron has come under further pressure to produce measures aimed at boosting the powers of Westminster over Brussels as the Prime Minister continued attempting to build support for his reform demands. Mr Cameron has said he wants to put... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
David Cameron accused of 'side-stepping' over EU reform proposalsDavid Cameron has come under further pressure to produce measures aimed at boos
David Cameron accused of 'side-stepping' over EU reform proposals
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 2 days ago
David Cameron has come under further pressure to produce measures aimed at boosting the powers of Westminster over Brussels as the Prime Minister continued attempting to build support for his reform demands. Mr Cameron has said he wants to put... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
David Cameron accused of 'side-stepping' over EU reform proposalsDavid Cameron has come under further pressure to produce measures aimed at boos
David Cameron accused of 'side-stepping' over EU reform proposals
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
David Cameron has come under further pressure to produce measures aimed at boosting the powers of Westminster over Brussels as the Prime Minister continued attempting to build support for his reform demands. Mr Cameron has said he wants to put... Read more
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Northern Echo
David Cameron steps up EU reform talks as Brexit campaign strugglesHe will also meet Donald Tusk, the European Council president, who published th
David Cameron steps up EU reform talks as Brexit campaign struggles
Northern Echo / Posted 2 days ago
He will also meet Donald Tusk, the European Council president, who published the draft deal on Tuesday. The tricky task still facing Mr Cameron has been underlined by suggestions that MEPs could delay introduction of a so-called "emergency brake" on... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cameron steps up EU reform talks as Brexit campaign strugglesHe will also meet Donald Tusk, the European Council president, who published th
Cameron steps up EU reform talks as Brexit campaign struggles
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
He will also meet Donald Tusk, the European Council president, who published the draft deal on Tuesday. The tricky task still facing Mr Cameron has been underlined by suggestions that MEPs could delay introduction of a so-called "emergency brake" on... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
David Cameron steps up EU reform talks as Brexit campaign struggles David Cameron will meet senior EU figures to discuss his reform proposals (AP
David Cameron steps up EU reform talks as Brexit campaign struggles
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
David Cameron will meet senior EU figures to discuss his reform proposals (AP) David Cameron will step up efforts to finalise the details of his EU reform package amid signs Brexit... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Think David Cameron's EU deal was a washout? This Commons debate on it was even worseIt just goes to show how crafty Mr Cameron can be. Had he braved the Commons 24
Think David Cameron's EU deal was a washout? This Commons debate on it was even worse
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
It just goes to show how crafty Mr Cameron can be. Had he braved the Commons 24 hours earlier, straight after the draft of his deal was published, he might have faced the full force of Eurosceptic wrath. But instead he shot off on an abrupt trip to... Read more
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The New Statesman
In caving to Google, George Osborne has let Britain downParents have long been telling their children that if they misbehave, the bogey
In caving to Google, George Osborne has let Britain down
The New Statesman / Posted 3 days ago
Parents have long been telling their children that if they misbehave, the bogeyman will get them. The bogeyman doesn’t have an agreed appearance but is consistently deployed by mums and dads to stop their children committing heinous crimes such as... Read more
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International Business Times
EU referendum: David Cameron takes on Boris Johnson over draft reform deal David Cameron took on Boris Johnson in front of MPs just a day after the Mayor
EU referendum: David Cameron takes on Boris Johnson over draft reform deal
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
David Cameron took on Boris Johnson in front of MPs just a day after the Mayor of London revealed he had "doubts" about the draft EU reform deal. The prime minister acknowledged on 3 February that the settlement from European Council President Donald... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Watch David Cameron being humiliated by 23 of his own MPs over EU dealDavid Cameron today faced a barrage of attacks in Parliament over his EU deal.
Watch David Cameron being humiliated by 23 of his own MPs over EU deal
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
David Cameron today faced a barrage of attacks in Parliament over his EU deal. Nothing odd about that - except a big chunk of it came from behind his back. Mirror Online counted at least 23 Tory MPs who undermined their Prime Minister's prize... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Corbyn blasts Cameron's "smoke and mirrors" EU deal over cuts to workers' rightsThe pair clashed today in Parliament as the Prime Minister faced a barrage of s
Corbyn blasts Cameron's "smoke and mirrors" EU deal over cuts to workers' rights
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
The pair clashed today in Parliament as the Prime Minister faced a barrage of speeches from more than a dozen of his own MPs. Mr Corbyn blasted the PM for allowing the "Tory Party drama that's being played out in front of us" to overtake the real... Read more
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walesonline
First ministers all urge delay to EU referendum in joint letterWales’ First Minister has joined together with his counterparts from Scotland a
First ministers all urge delay to EU referendum in joint letter
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
Wales’ First Minister has joined together with his counterparts from Scotland and Northern Ireland to call on the Prime Minister to defer a June EU referendum. It is widely believed that the poll is more likely to take place on that date following... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
John Kasich's battle for New HampshireThe Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal g
John Kasich's battle for New Hampshire
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Want to know what’s happening in Ohio government and politics from Columbus to Washington, D.C.? The... Read more
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walesonline
Summer EU referendum set to overshadow the National Assembly electionsThe referendum over Britain’s place in the EU now looks highly likely to oversh
Summer EU referendum set to overshadow the National Assembly elections
walesonline / Posted 3 days ago
The referendum over Britain’s place in the EU now looks highly likely to overshadow the May National Assembly elections. A in/out poll in June is widely expected after European Council president Donald Tusk published the outline of a draft deal... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Premier League squad lists: Find out who made YOUR team's 25-man quotaNo, it is not Jim White performing an over-exaggerated countdown and no, it is
Premier League squad lists: Find out who made YOUR team's 25-man quota
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
No, it is not Jim White performing an over-exaggerated countdown and no, it is not the bi-annual wait for paperwork. Teams are allowed to declare 25 names, while players under the age of 21 do not have to be included. But who did your team submit?... Read more
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walesonline
Could EU referendum in June overshadow the National Assembly elections?The referendum over Britain’s place in the EU now looks highly likely to oversh
Could EU referendum in June overshadow the National Assembly elections?
walesonline / Posted 4 days ago
The referendum over Britain’s place in the EU now looks highly likely to overshadow the May National Assembly elections. A in/out poll in June is widely expected after European Council president Donald Tusk published the outline of a draft deal... Read more
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Daily Mirror
European referendum date close to being setIt leaves Brits poised to go to the polls for an In/Out referendum on June 23.
European referendum date close to being set
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
It leaves Brits poised to go to the polls for an In/Out referendum on June 23. “Sometimes people say to me - if you weren’t in the EU, would you want to join?” Mr Cameron said in a major speech in the West Country. “Today I can give a very clear... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
PM: EU reform package will leave UK more prosperous Prime Minister David Cameron, right, with European Council president Donald T
PM: EU reform package will leave UK more prosperous
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Prime Minister David Cameron, right, with European Council president Donald Tusk at 10 Downing Street Britain can be "better off, more secure, more prosperous" in the EU under the terms of a new... Read more
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The New Statesman
Can Labour manage its immigration divisions?Jeremy Corbyn's allies are fond of emphasising that, with the exception of fore
Can Labour manage its immigration divisions?
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn's allies are fond of emphasising that, with the exception of foreign affairs and defence, Labour is more united than often suggested. But there is another issue on which divisions are undisguisable: immigration. They surfaced yesterday... Read more
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The New Statesman
Who were the first atheists?The latest opinion polls are likely to have made Jeremy Corbyn’s spirits sink f
Who were the first atheists?
The New Statesman / Posted 5 days ago
The latest opinion polls are likely to have made Jeremy Corbyn’s spirits sink faster than a puncture to his beloved bicycle. His party is eight points behind the Conservatives – its lowest position at this point in the electoral cycle since the... Read more
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The Leader-Herald
NYSSCA hosts annual banquet and Hall of Fame inductionsNearly 500 drivers, officials, media members and race fans made their way to th
NYSSCA hosts annual banquet and Hall of Fame inductions
The Leader-Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Nearly 500 drivers, officials, media members and race fans made their way to the Western Avenue facility to honor the accomplishments of the 2016 season and induct the NYSSCA Hall of Fame Class of 2016, according to a news release. Earlier in the... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
Gadsden car builder featured on VelocityAlan Johnson of Johnson’s Hot Rod Shop has been modifying vehicles since he got
Gadsden car builder featured on Velocity
The Gadsden Times / Posted 8 days ago
Alan Johnson of Johnson’s Hot Rod Shop has been modifying vehicles since he got his first car — a VW bug — at age 13, according to the biography supplied by the show’s promoter. He grew up in his father’s collision shop and it had a major impact on... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Palm Beach County judge files Florida Bar complaint against defense lawyerWhile defending a man on a first-degree murder charge, Palm Beach County Assist
Palm Beach County judge files Florida Bar complaint against defense lawyer
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
While defending a man on a first-degree murder charge, Palm Beach County Assistant Public Defender Elizabeth Ramsey was charged last month with contempt of court. Now, the trial judge, Jack Schramm Cox, has put even more heat on Ramsey by filing a... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Kasich doesn't mention water problems in Ohio when asked about Flint criss during debateThe Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal g
Kasich doesn't mention water problems in Ohio when asked about Flint criss during debate
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 8 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Want to know what’s happening in Ohio government and politics from Columbus to Washington, D.C.? The... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
DeWine to join White House drug czar in ToledoBy Alan Johnson National drug czar Michael Botticelli will join Ohio Attorney
DeWine to join White House drug czar in Toledo
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
By Alan Johnson National drug czar Michael Botticelli will join Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine in Toledo on Monday for a community meeting about preventing and treating drug and heroin abuse. It is one of several forums around the country... Read more
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walesonline
Neil Kinnock sounds warning to Labour over potential splitJeremy Corbyn may have to resign or face a leadership challenge if he fails to
Neil Kinnock sounds warning to Labour over potential split
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn may have to resign or face a leadership challenge if he fails to show within “a reasonable space of time” that he can make Labour electable, former leader Lord Kinnock has suggested. Speaking to the New Statesman magazine, Lord Kinnock... Read more
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The New Statesman
In this week's magazine | Should Labour split?29 January - 4 February issue​Should Labour Split? Cover story: Should Labour
In this week's magazine | Should Labour split?
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
29 January - 4 February issue​Should Labour Split? Cover story: Should Labour split? Thirty-five years on from the Limehouse Declaration, we ask politicians past and present whether Jeremy Corbyn’s opponents should stay or go. Neil Kinnock: Labour... Read more
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The New Statesman
There's still time for a government rethink on universal creditNeil Kinnock: To split would be to let the Tories win There is no logic in the
There's still time for a government rethink on universal credit
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
Neil Kinnock: To split would be to let the Tories win There is no logic in the idea of splitting and there’s no case for the idea. Those who are said to want it – if they’re members of parliament, are they going to resign their seats and fight... Read more
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The New Statesman
Neil Kinnock: Jeremy Corbyn may have to resign or face a leadership challenge if Labour fails to improveNeil Kinnock: To split would be to let the Tories win There is no logic in the
Neil Kinnock: Jeremy Corbyn may have to resign or face a leadership challenge if Labour fails to improve
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
Neil Kinnock: To split would be to let the Tories win There is no logic in the idea of splitting and there’s no case for the idea. Those who are said to want it – if they’re members of parliament, are they going to resign their seats and fight... Read more
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The New Statesman
Should Labour split?Neil Kinnock: To split would be to let the Tories win There is no logic in the
Should Labour split?
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
Neil Kinnock: To split would be to let the Tories win There is no logic in the idea of splitting and there’s no case for the idea. Those who are said to want it – if they’re members of parliament, are they going to resign their seats and fight... Read more
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The New Statesman
The New Statesman cover | Should Labour split?Neil Kinnock: To split would be to let the Tories win There is no logic in the
The New Statesman cover | Should Labour split?
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
Neil Kinnock: To split would be to let the Tories win There is no logic in the idea of splitting and there’s no case for the idea. Those who are said to want it – if they’re members of parliament, are they going to resign their seats and fight... Read more
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The New Statesman
Leader: The Corbyn conundrumNeil Kinnock: To split would be to let the Tories win There is no logic in the
Leader: The Corbyn conundrum
The New Statesman / Posted 10 days ago
Neil Kinnock: To split would be to let the Tories win There is no logic in the idea of splitting and there’s no case for the idea. Those who are said to want it – if they’re members of parliament, are they going to resign their seats and fight... Read more
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Scotsman
Andrew Whitaker: Nicola Sturgeon could help pro-EU vote The SNP has succeeded in part due to Nicola Sturgeons personal popularity, as
Andrew Whitaker: Nicola Sturgeon could help pro-EU vote
Scotsman / Posted 10 days ago
The SNP has succeeded in part due to Nicola Sturgeons personal popularity, as well as the partys policies Picture: Lisa Ferguson The First Minister’s popularity across the UK could aid the ‘In’... Read more
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heraldscotland
Tony Blair: Scotland will vote for independence if UK leaves EUThe polls suggest Scots will vote strongly to stay in the EU. However, pollste
Tony Blair: Scotland will vote for independence if UK leaves EU
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
The polls suggest Scots will vote strongly to stay in the EU. However, pollsters have found a small majority for leaving the EU among voters in England. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said it would be a “democratic outrage” if Scotland were... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Will the 'Boston Globe' endorsement help John Kasich?The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal g
Will the 'Boston Globe' endorsement help John Kasich?
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to Know Want to know what’s happening in Ohio government and politics from Columbus to Washington, D.C.? The... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
8-old boy involved in hit-and-run while waiting for...A boy is recovering after being hit by a car while he was waiting at a bus stop
8-old boy involved in hit-and-run while waiting for...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 15 days ago
A boy is recovering after being hit by a car while he was waiting at a bus stop on Friday morning. Laron Straughter, 8, told Channel 11’s Cara Sapida that the car slammed on their breaks, hitting him but was able to maintain his balance and not... Read more
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chroniclelive
EU referendum: The North East deserves a better campaign than party politicsVoters may be offered their long-awaited say on the UK’s membership of the EU a
EU referendum: The North East deserves a better campaign than party politics
chroniclelive / Posted 15 days ago
Voters may be offered their long-awaited say on the UK’s membership of the EU as early as June but the referendum could also be in September, and the whole thing could even rumble on into 2017 (God forbid!). The Prime Minister is attempting to... Read more
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heraldscotland
EU poll: doubt cast on June referendum after PM says he is in "no hurry" to do deal in FebruarySecuring a deal next month was "achievable(and) doable", he insisted but noted:
EU poll: doubt cast on June referendum after PM says he is in "no hurry" to do deal in February
heraldscotland / Posted 16 days ago
Securing a deal next month was "achievable(and) doable", he insisted but noted: "We are certainly not there yet." Speaking to an audience of international political and corporate leaders, the PM claimed Britain's demands for change on the four... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
David Cameron 'not in a hurry' to secure EU reform deal at Brussels summitDavid Cameron has insisted he is in "no hurry" to secure a deal on a package of
David Cameron 'not in a hurry' to secure EU reform deal at Brussels summit
Streatham Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
David Cameron has insisted he is in "no hurry" to secure a deal on a package of reforms to Britain's EU membership at the upcoming Brussels summit in February. A deal at the European Council of February 18-19 is widely seen as essential if Mr... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
David Cameron 'not in a hurry' to secure EU reform deal at Brussels summitDavid Cameron has insisted he is in "no hurry" to secure a deal on a package of
David Cameron 'not in a hurry' to secure EU reform deal at Brussels summit
Greenock Telegraph / Posted 16 days ago
David Cameron has insisted he is in "no hurry" to secure a deal on a package of reforms to Britain's EU membership at the upcoming Brussels summit in February. A deal at the European Council of February 18-19 is widely seen as essential if Mr... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
David Cameron 'not in a hurry' to secure EU reform deal at Brussels summitDavid Cameron has insisted he is in "no hurry" to secure a deal on a package of
David Cameron 'not in a hurry' to secure EU reform deal at Brussels summit
Croydon Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
David Cameron has insisted he is in "no hurry" to secure a deal on a package of reforms to Britain's EU membership at the upcoming Brussels summit in February. A deal at the European Council of February 18-19 is widely seen as essential if Mr... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
David Cameron 'not in a hurry' to secure EU reform deal at Brussels summitDavid Cameron has insisted he is in "no hurry" to secure a deal on a package of
David Cameron 'not in a hurry' to secure EU reform deal at Brussels summit
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
David Cameron has insisted he is in "no hurry" to secure a deal on a package of reforms to Britain's EU membership at the upcoming Brussels summit in February. A deal at the European Council of February 18-19 is widely seen as essential if Mr... Read more
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Bury Times
David Cameron 'not in a hurry' to secure EU reform deal at Brussels summitDavid Cameron has insisted he is in "no hurry" to secure a deal on a package of
David Cameron 'not in a hurry' to secure EU reform deal at Brussels summit
Bury Times / Posted 16 days ago
David Cameron has insisted he is in "no hurry" to secure a deal on a package of reforms to Britain's EU membership at the upcoming Brussels summit in February. A deal at the European Council of February 18-19 is widely seen as essential if Mr... Read more
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