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Northern Echo
Solicitor's wife did not overcharge retired vicar, fraud trial toldtopped £10,000. Mr Scott stole more than £231,446 from the retired vicar, alth
Solicitor's wife did not overcharge retired vicar, fraud trial told
Northern Echo / Posted 4 hours ago
topped £10,000. Mr Scott stole more than £231,446 from the retired vicar, although more than £123,000 had been paid back. Alastair Campbell, defending, said police had made mistakes with some of their analysis of what Mrs Scott charged the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Chelsea 3-0 Burnleypoints for survival or better will come against other lesser teams. But even t
Chelsea 3-0 Burnley
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
points for survival or better will come against other lesser teams. But even the watching and chastened Burnley fan Alastair Campbell would have had trouble spinning this one as anything other than a humbling experience. A boxing fight would... Read more
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The New Statesman
New Statesman readers on Jeremy Corbyn, one year onhe means what he says about creating a radical socialist government given that
New Statesman readers on Jeremy Corbyn, one year on
The New Statesman / Posted 8 days ago
he means what he says about creating a radical socialist government given that he’s got the backing of Peter Mandelson, Alastair Campbell and Tony Blair, people who’ve disagreed with Corbyn on pretty much all his socialist policies. I don’t... Read more
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10d
walesonline
Welsh Labour boss and his head of media 'face being purged'integrity of existing party employees. Among those signing the letter were Ton
Welsh Labour boss and his head of media 'face being purged'
walesonline / Posted 10 days ago
integrity of existing party employees. Among those signing the letter were Tony Blair’s former director of communications Alastair Campbell, as well as former Welsh Labour special advisers David Taylor and Julie Crowley, the former Welsh Labour... Read more
10d
International Business Times
Sporting success UK style: Immigration, investment and great individualstoughness and the ability to take a stance and make enemies. He hates losing. A
Sporting success UK style: Immigration, investment and great individuals
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
toughness and the ability to take a stance and make enemies. He hates losing. And he hates cheats.Interview with Mo Farah Alastair Campbell: You have an interesting relationship with pain. When I say "pain," what does that say to you? Mo Farah:... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Alastair Campbell opens up about death of brother who battled schizophreniaschizophrenia is at the “really bad” end of the scale. It is not a “split perso
Alastair Campbell opens up about death of brother who battled schizophrenia
Daily Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
schizophrenia is at the “really bad” end of the scale. It is not a “split personality,” that awful cliché.Donald and Alastair Campbell as children With schizophrenia the mind’s workings become separated from the reality around you. And it... Read more
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Bolton News
HAPPINESS WEEK: No joy without sadness say psychologistsChurchill. “We were inspired to look at the mental health problems of these fa
HAPPINESS WEEK: No joy without sadness say psychologists
Bolton News / Posted 14 days ago
Churchill. “We were inspired to look at the mental health problems of these famous people having been influenced by Alastair Campbell and Nigel Jones, who wrote a short paper for the Time to Change Campaign. They had argued that if their... Read more
16d
International Business Times
Usain Bolt – the man who saved a sport Doubtless new talents will emerge. But how many will have the range of qualitie
Usain Bolt – the man who saved a sport
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
Doubtless new talents will emerge. But how many will have the range of qualities he brings to athletics? Usain Bolt and Alastair Campbell pose for a photo in his air-conditioned motorhome on set of Bolt's latest advertsing campaign, filmed in... Read more
16d
Scotsman
Lesley Riddoch: There’s a place for passion politicsappear to be hard men or women. Certainly none of them has the aggressive reput
Lesley Riddoch: There’s a place for passion politics
Scotsman / Posted 16 days ago
appear to be hard men or women. Certainly none of them has the aggressive reputation acquired by Tony Blair’s spin doctor, Alastair Campbell. Secondly, there are clear double standards. It is unacceptable to espouse anti-Semitic views – and that’s... Read more
25d
Shropshire Star
Quotes of the day « Shropshire Starthere was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be Britis
Quotes of the day « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 25 days ago
there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British sometimes" - Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell on David Cameron's resignation honours. "Shami Chakrabarti will bring great experience to Lords. But let's... Read more
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25d
Express and Star
Quotes of the day « Express & Starthere was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be Britis
Quotes of the day « Express & Star
Express and Star / Posted 25 days ago
there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British sometimes" - Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell on David Cameron's resignation honours. "Shami Chakrabarti will bring great experience to Lords. But let's... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Quotes of the daythere was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be Britis
Quotes of the day
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British sometimes" - Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell on David Cameron's resignation honours. "Shami Chakrabarti will bring great experience to Lords. But let's... Read more
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26d
The New Statesman
Word of the week: Chummoursof Tony Blair – will be sufficient to assure electoral popularity. Corbyn’s st
Word of the week: Chummours
The New Statesman / Posted 26 days ago
of Tony Blair – will be sufficient to assure electoral popularity. Corbyn’s strength depends not on the skills of another Alastair Campbell, but on his ability to nurture a social movement that can truly articulate the concerns and hopes of... Read more
26d
The New Statesman
Jeremy Corbyn's media strategy is smarter than his critics realiseof Tony Blair – will be sufficient to assure electoral popularity. Corbyn’s st
Jeremy Corbyn's media strategy is smarter than his critics realise
The New Statesman / Posted 26 days ago
of Tony Blair – will be sufficient to assure electoral popularity. Corbyn’s strength depends not on the skills of another Alastair Campbell, but on his ability to nurture a social movement that can truly articulate the concerns and hopes of... Read more
26d
heraldscotland
Cameron's honours criticised as 'so full of cronies it would embarrass a medieval court'this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Cameron's honours criticised as 'so full of cronies it would embarrass a medieval court'
heraldscotland / Posted 26 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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26d
North-West Evening Mail
Cameron's honours to donors and pals 'would embarrass medieval court'this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Cameron's honours to donors and pals 'would embarrass medieval court'
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 26 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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26d
The News and Star
Cameron's honours to donors and pals 'would embarrass medieval court'this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Cameron's honours to donors and pals 'would embarrass medieval court'
The News and Star / Posted 26 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
guardian-series
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
guardian-series / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
Harrow Times
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
Harrow Times / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
Gazette News
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
Gazette News / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
Bolton News
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
Bolton News / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
Wandsworth Guardian
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
North-West Evening Mail
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
Croydon Guardian
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
Croydon Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
Hampshire Chronicle
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
This is Oxfordshire
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
Lancashire Telegraph
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
The News and Star
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
The News and Star / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
Northern Echo
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
Northern Echo / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
Kingston Guardian
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards alliesthis cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own inter
Tory Lords majority as David Cameron's resignation honours list rewards allies
Kingston Guardian / Posted 27 days ago
this cronyism to go ahead shows that the Tories will always put their own interests first." Former Labour spin doctor Alastair Campbell tweeted: "If there was honour in our honours there ain't none now. Embarrassing to be British... Read more
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27d
The Telegraph
Bad at breaking upeventually and others with him, but talk about the time to bury bad news as one
Bad at breaking up
The Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
eventually and others with him, but talk about the time to bury bad news as one more drama piles onto the teetering stack. Alastair Campbell, Blair's master of spin and former director of communications and strategy, could not have hoped for... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Zimbabwe: If not Mugabe, then who?cabinet position is less important than his unofficial designation as spin doct
Zimbabwe: If not Mugabe, then who?
Daily Maverick / Posted 1 months ago
cabinet position is less important than his unofficial designation as spin doctor-in-chief for the regime. Even Britain’s Alastair Campbell could learn a thing or two from Moyo’s tactics, which include, when necessary, rewriting editions of the... Read more
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SKY News
Lucky Corbyn: Everything Going Leader's Waya plot, it was chaotic and disorganised. "If there was a Blarite plot, I'd know
Lucky Corbyn: Everything Going Leader's Way
SKY News / Posted 1 months ago
a plot, it was chaotic and disorganised. "If there was a Blarite plot, I'd know about it," Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell told me. When Angela Eagle bravely announced her challenge, her campaign stalled again and again. One... Read more
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The New Statesman
Jeremy Corbyn will stay on the Labour leadership ballot paper, judge rulesmight have hoped that the Brexit vote would have alerted Cameron to the abyss b
Jeremy Corbyn will stay on the Labour leadership ballot paper, judge rules
The New Statesman / Posted 1 months ago
might have hoped that the Brexit vote would have alerted Cameron to the abyss between the electorate and the elected. (Even Alastair Campbell, chomping against Brexit, seemed to forget that he was as complicit in the alienation of voters as anyone... Read more

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