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guardian-series
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
guardian-series / Posted 7 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 8 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Croydon Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
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Northern Echo
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'The People and Power study was based on an online survey of 2,147 UK adults - d
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Northern Echo / Posted 9 hours ago
The People and Power study was based on an online survey of 2,147 UK adults - drawn from Opinium's consumer panel of around 30,000 - with results weighted to nationally representative criteria according to age group, gender, region, working status,... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords' « Shropshire StarThe survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords' « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 9 hours ago
The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should always be elected" - with only 28% preferring the "experience and knowledge" of the appointed second... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Kingston Guardian / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
19 related stories
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Express and Star
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords' « Express & StarThe survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords' « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 9 hours ago
The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should always be elected" - with only 28% preferring the "experience and knowledge" of the appointed second... Read more
19 related stories
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Oxford Mail
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Oxford Mail / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Streatham Guardian / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
19 related stories
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Bury Times
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Bury Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
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Gazette
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Gazette / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
19 related stories
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Harrow Times
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Harrow Times / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
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This is West Country
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
This is West Country / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
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Gazette News
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Gazette News / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
19 related stories
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Bolton News
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Bolton News / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
19 related stories
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Wandsworth Guardian
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitude
Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 9 hours ago
Most voters want a wholly-elected House of Lords, a new poll of public attitudes to political reform found. The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should... Read more
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15h
Independent
Two-thirds of people feel they have hardly any influence over lawsYet people seem pessimistic about an improved voting system, and there is no co
Two-thirds of people feel they have hardly any influence over laws
Independent / Posted 15 hours ago
Yet people seem pessimistic about an improved voting system, and there is no consensus about how far power should be devolved. The “People and Power” survey carried out this month by Opinium finds that two-thirds of people (67 per cent) feel they... Read more
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The Longview News-Journal
Prayer walk set in front of Longview courthouseAs part of the Traditional Marriage Celebration set Sunday, a prayer walk led b
Prayer walk set in front of Longview courthouse
The Longview News-Journal / Posted yesterday
As part of the Traditional Marriage Celebration set Sunday, a prayer walk led by Gary Don Holley and Alan Johnson has been scheduled for 6 p.m. today starting from the front of the Gregg County Courthouse on Methvin Street. The walk is free and open... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Hillary Clinton's 'terrorist' comment draws GOP ireThe Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal g
Hillary Clinton's 'terrorist' comment draws GOP ire
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 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? We’ve got you covered: A comment Hillary... Read more
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Independent
Jeremy Corbyn's supporters are more working class than other candidates’, research findsPolling conducted by YouGov found that across a series of indicators the frontr
Jeremy Corbyn's supporters are more working class than other candidates’, research finds
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
Polling conducted by YouGov found that across a series of indicators the frontrunner’s support came from lower income groups, while his opponents and critics tended to be richer and more upper middle class. Only 26 per cent of Mr Corbyn’s supporters... Read more
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The Mining Journal
Negaunee, St. Paul’s high schools classes of 1965 gather for 50th reunionNegaunee and St. Paul's high schools classes of 1965 recently held a joint 50-y
Negaunee, St. Paul’s high schools classes of 1965 gather for 50th reunion
The Mining Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Negaunee and St. Paul's high schools classes of 1965 recently held a joint 50-year class reunion. Attending were: Front row, from left, Mary Mathews Leece, Kathy Matta Shepley, Sherrie Stanaway Willey, Judy Jensen Osburn, Mary Brotherton Sippola,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Who leads in 2016 polls and John Kasich's latest endorsementOhio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks
Who leads in 2016 polls and John Kasich's latest endorsement
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Ohio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to... Read more
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ABC Montana
Public defender warns governor of death penalty costsCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state of Wyoming is bracing to cover the cost of a ne
Public defender warns governor of death penalty costs
ABC Montana / Posted 3 days ago
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state of Wyoming is bracing to cover the cost of a new death penalty sentencing hearing for a convicted murderer even as a federal court considers whether the state has lost legal standing to seek to put him to... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Public defender warns governor of death penalty costsCHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state of Wyoming is bracing to cover the cost of a ne
Public defender warns governor of death penalty costs
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 3 days ago
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The state of Wyoming is bracing to cover the cost of a new death penalty sentencing hearing for a convicted murderer even as a federal court considers whether the state has lost legal standing to seek to put him to... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
The battle over words for Issue 3The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal g
The battle over words for Issue 3
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 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? We’ve got you covered: The fight over... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Burnham pledge on NI candidates Congratulations to Andy Burnham for doing the honourable thing and announcing
Burnham pledge on NI candidates
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Congratulations to Andy Burnham for doing the honourable thing and announcing that if he becomes Labour leader Labour candidates will be allowed to stand in Northern Ireland constituencies in UK general... Read more
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heraldscotland
SNP fear Labour split could see it lose perks of third party status at WestminsterOne SNP source said: “If Labour does split it would provoke some serious questi
SNP fear Labour split could see it lose perks of third party status at Westminster
heraldscotland / Posted 5 days ago
One SNP source said: “If Labour does split it would provoke some serious questions, especially if they become the third party. "And there are worries that we might lose out". Senior Labour figures will today meet to discuss fears that ‘entryists’,... Read more
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International Business Times
Labour leadership: Gordon Brown votes for Yvette Cooper ahead of Andy Burnham and Liz Kendall Gordon Brown has voted for Yvette Cooper to become the next leader of the Labou
Labour leadership: Gordon Brown votes for Yvette Cooper ahead of Andy Burnham and Liz Kendall
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
Gordon Brown has voted for Yvette Cooper to become the next leader of the Labour party ahead of Andy Burnham and Liz Kendall. The former prime minister chose the shadow home secretary as his first preference, shadow health secretary Burnham as his... Read more
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Independent
Labour leadership contest: They think it's all over... and it's all Ed Miliband's faultWhat is surprising, though, is that Andy Burnham has chosen to make a fuss abou
Labour leadership contest: They think it's all over... and it's all Ed Miliband's fault
Independent / Posted 7 days ago
What is surprising, though, is that Andy Burnham has chosen to make a fuss about “Tory entryists”. He has called for a meeting of the candidates this week to discuss how the Labour Party can avoid being sued, which he thinks might happen because... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Teachers unions under fire at GOP candidates' education summitOhio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks
Teachers unions under fire at GOP candidates' education summit
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
Ohio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
John Lydon: 'If I can express how I feel, the lyrics will keep coming' Approaching 60, with butter ads and a stint in the celebrity jungle now on hi
John Lydon: 'If I can express how I feel, the lyrics will keep coming'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
Approaching 60, with butter ads and a stint in the celebrity jungle now on his CV, is John Lydon still as outspoken as ever? Andy Welch talks opinions to the former Sex... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Children’s Hospital, Woodland Hills SD team up to test later...After several recent studies suggested it’s better for students to start classe
Children’s Hospital, Woodland Hills SD team up to test later...
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 10 days ago
After several recent studies suggested it’s better for students to start classes later in the morning, one local school district is teaming up with Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh to put that theory to the test. Stories of the day... As part of a... Read more
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Bolton News
Controversial fracking edges step closer after company offered licence in Bolton WestTHE prospect of fracking taking place in Bolton has moved a step closer — after
Controversial fracking edges step closer after company offered licence in Bolton West
Bolton News / Posted 11 days ago
THE prospect of fracking taking place in Bolton has moved a step closer — after the government gave the go-ahead for tests in parts of the borough. The licence will be offered to drilling firm Osprey, allowing it to carry out exploratory work in an... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
The fight over marijuana legalizationOhio Politics Now: The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackle
The fight over marijuana legalization
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 11 days ago
Ohio Politics Now: 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... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
We are still not 'a land fit for heroes' British soldiers on operations in AfghanistanMourners pay their respects as t
We are still not 'a land fit for heroes'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
British soldiers on operations in AfghanistanMourners pay their respects as the bodies of troops killed in the conflict pass through the town of Wootton Bassett after they were repatriated There is a huge... Read more
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chroniclelive
Why Jeremy Corbyn and this leadership election has become a disaster for LabourSomehow the news that Jeremy Corbyn enjoys eating cold baked beans out of a can
Why Jeremy Corbyn and this leadership election has become a disaster for Labour
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
Somehow the news that Jeremy Corbyn enjoys eating cold baked beans out of a can comes as no surprise. He comes across as a frugal socialist rather than the champagne kind, more interested in a good book than a good dinner. There’s always been a... Read more
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Independent
Andy Burnham accuses senior Labour figures of creating 'bad blood' amid Jeremy Corbyn attacksBurnham’s attack came amid escalating tensions between the mainstream candidate
Andy Burnham accuses senior Labour figures of creating 'bad blood' amid Jeremy Corbyn attacks
Independent / Posted 12 days ago
Burnham’s attack came amid escalating tensions between the mainstream candidates who fear the left-wing Islington North MP could have gained an unstoppable groundswell of support. With ballot papers still being sent out and the result more than... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Death Penalty Fast Facts(CNN) -- Here's a look at the death penalty in the United States. Capital puni
Death Penalty Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 12 days ago
(CNN) -- Here's a look at the death penalty in the United States. Capital punishment is legal in 31 U.S. states. New Mexico and Nebraska abolished the death penalty in 2009 and 2015, respectively. The repeal was not retroactive, however. Inmates on... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn: My Labour critics should be 'happy'Ms Cooper reportedly told her aides to stop briefing against the Leigh MP, whil
Jeremy Corbyn: My Labour critics should be 'happy'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Ms Cooper reportedly told her aides to stop briefing against the Leigh MP, while Mr Burnham’s backers turned down chances to escalate attacks by rejecting numerous bids to appear on news broadcasts. Lord (Neil) Kinnock, the former Labour leader,... Read more
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Socialist Worker
Bosses now get 183 times more in pay than workersThe bosses of Britain’s top 100 firms have grabbed almost £5 million each. The
Bosses now get 183 times more in pay than workers
Socialist Worker / Posted 12 days ago
The bosses of Britain’s top 100 firms have grabbed almost £5 million each. The typical pay packages of the highest-paid bosses are now 183 times greater than the average worker’s annual salary of £27,000. In 2011 the figure was 139. In 1998 it was... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
John Kasich takes hawkish approach to defense spending in South CarolinaOhio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks
John Kasich takes hawkish approach to defense spending in South Carolina
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
Ohio Politics Now: The Daily Briefing The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in the Buckeye Forum podcast. Your Right... Read more
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Manxnet
Bestselling authors headline festivalisle of man news The fourth annual Manx Litfest will be the most diverse yet,
Bestselling authors headline festival
Manxnet / Posted 12 days ago
isle of man news The fourth annual Manx Litfest will be the most diverse yet, say the organisers. 'Chocolat' author Joanne Harris leads the line up of visiting authors and illustrators, along with Matthew Kneale, the author of Booker-shortlisted... Read more
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The Huffington Post
64 Things We Wish We Knew As College FreshmenWe asked the editors and reporters at The Huffington Post to chime in on what t
64 Things We Wish We Knew As College Freshmen
The Huffington Post / Posted 13 days ago
We asked the editors and reporters at The Huffington Post to chime in on what they wish they knew when they were in college. In no particular order, here's the advice we have to offer. 1. "Don't buy books from the on-campus bookstore! It's all a... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
David Miliband hits out at Jeremy Corbyn - just hours after brother Ed says leave it to the candidatesWriting in the Guardian, David Miliband, the former foreign secretary, said tha
David Miliband hits out at Jeremy Corbyn - just hours after brother Ed says leave it to the candidates
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
Writing in the Guardian, David Miliband, the former foreign secretary, said that Mr Corbyn’s policy programme “looks backwards” and had been rejected by Labour in the 1980s. “There is nothing defiant or desirable about unworkable policies and... Read more
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International Business Times
Labour leadership election: Yvette Cooper denies Peter Mandelson coup plot to stop Jeremy Corbyn Yvette Cooper has denied that she was approached by Peter Mandelson in a bid to
Labour leadership election: Yvette Cooper denies Peter Mandelson coup plot to stop Jeremy Corbyn
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
Yvette Cooper has denied that she was approached by Peter Mandelson in a bid to discredit the Labour leadership contest and stop Jeremy Corbyn from winning the race. The former work and pensions secretary said the influential peer had not spoken to... Read more
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International Business Times
Andy Burnham makes unity bid as Labour supporters vote in leadership contest Andy Burnham is set to bill himself as the "unity" candidate in the Labour lead
Andy Burnham makes unity bid as Labour supporters vote in leadership contest
International Business Times / Posted 13 days ago
Andy Burnham is set to bill himself as the "unity" candidate in the Labour leadership contest and reiterate his claim that he is the only hopeful who can beat left-winger Jeremy Corbyn. The former health secretary will make the plea as the first... Read more
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