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Evening Standard
Larry Sanders: Why my kid brother has my vote for US PresidentThere are all sorts of sensible reasons not to run for the White House,” says L
Larry Sanders: Why my kid brother has my vote for US President
Evening Standard / Posted an hour ago
There are all sorts of sensible reasons not to run for the White House,” says Larry Sanders, aged 81, the cautious older brother of US presidential hopeful Bernie, 74. “Bernard wouldn’t have stood if he didn’t think it was necessary.” Across the... Read more
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The Hindu
Varoufakis launches left-wing European movementFormer Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has launched a new pan-European
Varoufakis launches left-wing European movement
The Hindu / Posted 16 hours ago
Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has launched a new pan-European umbrella group that aims to pull together left-wing parties, grassroots protest movements and “rebel regions” from across the continent. At the launch on Tuesday night,... Read more
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Evening Standard
Cameron’s claim of brake on migrants rubbished by ex-Brussels chiefDavid Cameron’s claim to have secured an “emergency brake” to slow down mass mi
Cameron’s claim of brake on migrants rubbished by ex-Brussels chief
Evening Standard / Posted yesterday
David Cameron’s claim to have secured an “emergency brake” to slow down mass migration from the European Union was dismissed today by a former president of the European Commission. José Manuel Barroso said restricting benefits such as tax credits... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Yanis Varoufakis launches pan-European leftwing movement DiEM25Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has launched a new pan-European
Yanis Varoufakis launches pan-European leftwing movement DiEM25
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has launched a new pan-European umbrella group that aims to pull together leftwing parties, grassroots protest movements and “rebel regions” from across the continent. At the launch on Tuesday night,... Read more
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express
Cutting benefits will not stop migrants coming to Britain warns former EU chief AN emergency brake on benefits will not stop migrants from heading to Britain
Cutting benefits will not stop migrants coming to Britain warns former EU chief
express / Posted yesterday
AN emergency brake on benefits will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has warned. Jose Manuel Barroso says cutting... Read more
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metro
#IAmTheDoctorWho: Junior doctors are describing how important their job isThere are thousands of junior doctors on picket lines up and down the country t
#IAmTheDoctorWho: Junior doctors are describing how important their job is
metro / Posted yesterday
There are thousands of junior doctors on picket lines up and down the country today. Junior doctors are classed as all doctors below consultant level, so they contribute to varying and vital aspects of healthcare. After months of fruitless... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief Jose Manuel Barroso says restrictions on in-work benefits will not stop worke
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Belfast Telegraph / Posted yesterday
Jose Manuel Barroso says restrictions on in-work benefits will not stop workers moving to the UK An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former... Read more
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Bury Times
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Bury Times / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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guardian-series
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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Greenock Telegraph
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Greenock Telegraph / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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Harrow Times
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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This is West Country
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
This is West Country / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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Gazette News
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Gazette News / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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Gazette
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Gazette / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Croydon Guardian / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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Northern Echo
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefBritain has been "leading" the EU and the 28-nation bloc would be "weaker" if i
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Northern Echo / Posted yesterday
Britain has been "leading" the EU and the 28-nation bloc would be "weaker" if it left, he told BBC Two's Newsnight. Asked if an emergency brake on welfare would put migrants off from coming to Britain, he replied: "No. Frankly not." The Prime... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief « Shropshire StarJose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent" compromise that "could work". But the former prime minister of Portugal dismissed David Cameron's calls for greater British sovereignty... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
West Moreland Gazette / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chiefAn emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, t
Welfare brake won't stop migrant move to UK - EC chief
Streatham Guardian / Posted yesterday
An emergency brake on welfare will not stop migrants from heading to Britain, the former European Commission president has said. Jose Manuel Barroso said proposals to reform Britain's relationship with the EU were a "creative and intelligent"... Read more
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DW
"Erratic Marxist" takes on "confederacy of myopic politicians" | Germany |Tickets had long since sold out for Tuesday evening's event in Berlin's imposin
"Erratic Marxist" takes on "confederacy of myopic politicians" | Germany |
DW / Posted yesterday
Tickets had long since sold out for Tuesday evening's event in Berlin's imposing Volksbühne, famous for its long tradition of radical left-wing productions: Today, it was a self-proclaimed “erratic Marxist” who promised to take on the European Union:... Read more
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chroniclelive
Why Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Sanders are putting young left wing firebrands to shameA radical shift in politics now taking place both in the UK and the US is being
Why Jeremy Corbyn and Bernie Sanders are putting young left wing firebrands to shame
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
A radical shift in politics now taking place both in the UK and the US is being led by two men of bus pass age. Mike Kelly asks, where are the young left wing firebrand politicians? On both sides of the Atlantic unlikely left wing political leaders... Read more
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heraldscotland
Former defence secretary Liam Fox hits out at proposed EU reform deal"None of these changes even come close to the fundamental changes promised to t
Former defence secretary Liam Fox hits out at proposed EU reform deal
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
"None of these changes even come close to the fundamental changes promised to the public. We are being asked to risk staying in the EU based on the back of empty promises from the EU that are not even backed up in Treaty. The only safe option is to... 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 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 14 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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Daily Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn 'to address 50,000 in biggest anti-nuclear demonstration for a generation'However Trident backers fear a repeat of the pressure that Labour MPs faced bef
Jeremy Corbyn 'to address 50,000 in biggest anti-nuclear demonstration for a generation'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 15 days ago
However Trident backers fear a repeat of the pressure that Labour MPs faced before the Syrian air strikes vote, which triggered complaints of bullying and intimidation. The Labour leader will put himself at the front of the campaign alongside Nicola... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Heathrow runway 13: Plane Stupid activists who invaded Heathrow runway face "immediate" prison sentenceThirteen anti-Heathrow expansion activists who blocked a runway face jail after
Heathrow runway 13: Plane Stupid activists who invaded Heathrow runway face "immediate" prison sentence
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Thirteen anti-Heathrow expansion activists who blocked a runway face jail after being found guilty of aggravated trespass. The climate change protestors, who have been on trial for the past week at Willesden Magistrates' Court, were also found... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Heathrow runway 13: Plane Stupid activists who invaded Heathrow runway face "immediate" prison sentenceThirteen anti-Heathrow expansion activists who blocked a runway face jail after
Heathrow runway 13: Plane Stupid activists who invaded Heathrow runway face "immediate" prison sentence
Kingston Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Thirteen anti-Heathrow expansion activists who blocked a runway face jail after being found guilty of aggravated trespass. The climate change protestors, who have been on trial for the past week at Willesden Magistrates' Court, were also found... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Plane Stupid activists who invaded Heathrow runway face "immediate" prison sentenceThirteen anti-Heathrow expansion activists who blocked a runway face jail after
Plane Stupid activists who invaded Heathrow runway face "immediate" prison sentence
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 16 days ago
Thirteen anti-Heathrow expansion activists who blocked a runway face jail after being found guilty of aggravated trespass. The climate change protestors, who have been on trial for the past week at Willesden Magistrates' Court, were also of entering... Read more
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iol.co.za
We've peaked on furniture - Ikea manLondon - With annual sales of more than £19billion in 44 countries across the w
We've peaked on furniture - Ikea man
iol.co.za / Posted 17 days ago
London - With annual sales of more than £19billion in 44 countries across the world, demand for Ikea’s flat pack products is buoyant. So it came as some surprise when the company’s ‘green guru’ suggested that our homes are already so full of... Read more
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International Business Times
Bring Back British Rail: Meet the group who want to renationalise UK railways With rail fares rising once again in January 2016, and a growing dissatisfactio
Bring Back British Rail: Meet the group who want to renationalise UK railways
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
With rail fares rising once again in January 2016, and a growing dissatisfaction with networks across the country, there has been a renewed push for the UK railways to be renationalised. IBTimes UK has spoken to the people behind pressure group Bring... Read more
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Daily Star
IKEA boss slates people who buy TOO MUCH furnitureRUBBISH: Ikea's Steve Howard has rapped customers who buy too much furniture C
IKEA boss slates people who buy TOO MUCH furniture
Daily Star / Posted 22 days ago
RUBBISH: Ikea's Steve Howard has rapped customers who buy too much furniture Chief Sustainability Officer Steve Howard said we had reached the peak of home furnishings. The comments have been compared to the famous “total crap” gaffe by jeweller... Read more
22d
International Business Times
Time for straight equality: End the ban on opposite-sex civil partnerships A historic, landmark legal challenge against the UK government has begun in the
Time for straight equality: End the ban on opposite-sex civil partnerships
International Business Times / Posted 22 days ago
A historic, landmark legal challenge against the UK government has begun in the High Court in London. Launched by Charles Keidan and Rebecca Steinfeld, a heterosexual couple, it seeks to overturn the legislative ban on opposite-sex civil... Read more
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Ekklesia
Nicola Sturgeon to join leaders at anti-Trident demonstrationFirst Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon will address a major anti-nuclear we
Nicola Sturgeon to join leaders at anti-Trident demonstration
Ekklesia / Posted 23 days ago
First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon will address a major anti-nuclear weapons demo in central London next month alongside trades union and party leaders. The Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (CND), which is organising the Stop Trident... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ministers must be stripped of veto over FOI requests, MP demands amid fears over government reviewMr Blake will also call for private bodies that take up government contracts, s
Ministers must be stripped of veto over FOI requests, MP demands amid fears over government review
Daily Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
Mr Blake will also call for private bodies that take up government contracts, such as G4S and Kids Company, to be included in FOI laws as well as all charities. The demands come with a government-appointed commission reviewing FOI laws amid fears... Read more
28d
Evening Standard
Speaker John Bercow bans slogan T-shirts after Green MP's stuntCommons Speaker John Bercow has issued a new rulebook banning the wearing of sl
Speaker John Bercow bans slogan T-shirts after Green MP's stunt
Evening Standard / Posted 28 days ago
Commons Speaker John Bercow has issued a new rulebook banning the wearing of slogan-emblazoned T-shirts in the chamber after a “No More Page Three” stunt by Green MP Caroline Lucas. MPs are reminded that the way they dress should show respect for... Read more
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Evening Standard
Southern Rail ordered to improve 'abysmal' service within three monthsSouthern Railways was today given three months to improve services or face pres
Southern Rail ordered to improve 'abysmal' service within three months
Evening Standard / Posted 28 days ago
Southern Railways was today given three months to improve services or face pressure from MPs to be stripped of its franchise. The threat came ahead of a meeting between the company and about 20 MPs who represent people who use suburban services and... Read more
29d
heraldscotland
McCluskey intervention set to intensify Labour's internal strife on Trident"There is a process and there are rules and if anybody thinks that unions like
McCluskey intervention set to intensify Labour's internal strife on Trident
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
"There is a process and there are rules and if anybody thinks that unions like the GMB are going to go quietly into the night while tens of thousands of our members' jobs are literally swannied away by rhetoric, then they have got another shock... Read more
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express
Where to buy the best charity shop blazer? Corbyn writes for STYLIST magazine HE'S not known for his bold fashion choices - unless you count charity shop b
Where to buy the best charity shop blazer? Corbyn writes for STYLIST magazine
express / Posted 29 days ago
HE'S not known for his bold fashion choices - unless you count charity shop blazers and 90s shell suits. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and other politicians have written... Read more
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walesonline
Plaid Cymru demands a veto for Wales before UK signs up to EU-US trade dealA Plaid Cymru push to give Wales a veto on whether the UK signs up to a controv
Plaid Cymru demands a veto for Wales before UK signs up to EU-US trade deal
walesonline / Posted 30 days ago
A Plaid Cymru push to give Wales a veto on whether the UK signs up to a controversial multi-billion pound US-EU free trade deal has won the backing of MPs from the SNP, SDLP, DUP and Green parties. Plaid Treasury spokesman Jonathan Edwards wants all... Read more
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International Business Times
Junior doctors' strike: BMA takes NHS contract fight to Tories' doorstep with parliament picket Thousands of junior doctors across England have started their first bout of str
Junior doctors' strike: BMA takes NHS contract fight to Tories' doorstep with parliament picket
International Business Times / Posted 30 days ago
Thousands of junior doctors across England have started their first bout of strike action in protest over new NHS contracts. The medics are picketing hospitals throughout the country and IBTimes UK visited one of the demonstrations at St Thomas'... Read more
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