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The New Statesman
Do voters really want anti-austerity policies? Kezia Dugdale is about to find out50p top rate to ask those with "broader shoulders" to contribute more. Generati
Do voters really want anti-austerity policies? Kezia Dugdale is about to find out
The New Statesman / Posted 26 minutes ago
50p top rate to ask those with "broader shoulders" to contribute more. Generations of politicians (including Tony Blair and Gordon Brown) have believed that going into an election promising to raise taxes is suicidal. What makes her think... Read more
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Unicef
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom visits conflict-hit Ukraine to highlight the importance of education in emergenciesof Directors of the Global Partnership for Education Julia Gillard and United N
UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom visits conflict-hit Ukraine to highlight the importance of education in emergencies
Unicef / Posted 11 hours ago
of Directors of the Global Partnership for Education Julia Gillard and United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education Gordon Brown. About UNICEFUNICEF promotes the rights and wellbeing of every child, in everything we do. Together with our... Read more
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birminghammail
Brexit threatens Jaguar Land Rover's tie to Birmingham, MP warnsview of cameras. “You should never have arguments in public – whether you are
Brexit threatens Jaguar Land Rover's tie to Birmingham, MP warns
birminghammail / Posted yesterday
view of cameras. “You should never have arguments in public – whether you are working for the Birmingham Mail, the Labour party or the BBC. “But it could have happened under Tony Blair, Gordon Brown or anyone else.” The European Union refe... Read more
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Daily Record
Are you brainier than The Brain of Britain? Test yourself against 2016 champion Michael Clark's answershis 1997 effort 18. Only three people served continuously in the Labour cabine
Are you brainier than The Brain of Britain? Test yourself against 2016 champion Michael Clark's answers
Daily Record / Posted yesterday
his 1997 effort 18. Only three people served continuously in the Labour cabinets from Tony Blair's election in 1997 to Gordon Brown's defeat in 2010. Alistair Darling and Gordon Brown were two, but who was the third? 19. Name the famous... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The Tory lectures on Labour's anti-Semitism row are sickening hypocrisyI recall David Cameron listing as a “gimmick” free school trips to Auschwitz in
The Tory lectures on Labour's anti-Semitism row are sickening hypocrisy
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
I recall David Cameron listing as a “gimmick” free school trips to Auschwitz introduced by Gordon Brown so children witnessed the horrors of a Holocaust in which Hitler exterminated six million Jews. Shameless Boris Johnson lacks self-awareness in... Read more
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thebee
Anti-Semitism Row: Frontbenchers 'May Resign'party, including Sir Ronald Cohen, the social investment pioneer who donated mo
Anti-Semitism Row: Frontbenchers 'May Resign'
thebee / Posted 2 days ago
party, including Sir Ronald Cohen, the social investment pioneer who donated more than £2.5m to Labour under Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. He told The Times: "There is no room for racism among the values of the Labour party. If the leadership does... Read more
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Daily Record
Should Scottish cops behaviour during the miners' strike be investigated?if this was co-ordinated from central government and if it happened here too.”
Should Scottish cops behaviour during the miners' strike be investigated?
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
if this was co-ordinated from central government and if it happened here too.” A report written by former prime minister Gordon Brown for then Labour leader Neil Kinnock called for an inquiry into the police’s role. The strike, which lasted from... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Iain Duncan Smith interview - Tory veteran says vote to leave on June 23 will make Britain great againof migration on their lives feeling abandoned. In a clear warning to Mr Cameron
Iain Duncan Smith interview - Tory veteran says vote to leave on June 23 will make Britain great again
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
of migration on their lives feeling abandoned. In a clear warning to Mr Cameron that he could suffer the same fate as Gordon Brown, Mr Duncan Smith recalls the Gillian Duffy episode, shortly before the 2010 election, when the then Labour Prime... Read more
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Anfield Index
Hillsborough Part Three: The Cover Upand sympathy were denied them. They wanted the truth to be known. You know wha
Hillsborough Part Three: The Cover Up
Anfield Index / Posted 4 days ago
and sympathy were denied them. They wanted the truth to be known. You know what happened next. Andy Burnham persuaded Gordon Brown to release all of the Hillsborough documents so they might be examined by an independent panel. Finally, a... Read more
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Business Wire
XPRIZE e ONU anunciam parceria global para fortalecer o aprendizado infantil através da tecnologiaespecial com o Sr. Keller e o enviado especial da ONU para educação global, o e
XPRIZE e ONU anunciam parceria global para fortalecer o aprendizado infantil através da tecnologia
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
especial com o Sr. Keller e o enviado especial da ONU para educação global, o ex-primeiro-ministro do Reino Unido, o Sr. Gordon Brown. A competição é financiada por um grupo de doadores, incluindo a Dick & Betsy DeVos Foundation, a Anthony... Read more
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Business Wire
XPRIZE and UN Announce Global Partnership to Empower Children’s Learning Through TechnologyClinton, and at a special ceremony with Keller and the UN’s Special Envoy for G
XPRIZE and UN Announce Global Partnership to Empower Children’s Learning Through Technology
Business Wire / Posted 5 days ago
Clinton, and at a special ceremony with Keller and the UN’s Special Envoy for Global Education, former UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown. The competition is funded by a group of donors including the Dick & Betsy DeVos Foundation, the Anthony... Read more
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chroniclelive
Miss Newcastle finalists to add glamour to a charity night in aid of The Sunshine Fundand foodies will indulge their tastes - all in a good cause. The lunch-time ev
Miss Newcastle finalists to add glamour to a charity night in aid of The Sunshine Fund
chroniclelive / Posted 5 days ago
and foodies will indulge their tastes - all in a good cause. The lunch-time event in May is being organised by Gordon Brown Law Firm for the third time following the success of previous years which raised more than £12,000 for Sunshine... Read more
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Evening Standard
How tech crew We Are Europe is making the 'in' campaign go viralis not to say that some politicians haven’t understood the need to engage peopl
How tech crew We Are Europe is making the 'in' campaign go viral
Evening Standard / Posted 5 days ago
is not to say that some politicians haven’t understood the need to engage people at a different level. Last week Gordon Brown, giving a speech hosted by the Centre for European Reform, urged his audience of economists and financiers to... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Transport Secretary urged to 'step up a gear' on UK Volkswagen compensationsaid the Government "certainly will" address the issue before accusing Labour o
Transport Secretary urged to 'step up a gear' on UK Volkswagen compensation
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
said the Government "certainly will" address the issue before accusing Labour of starting the "dash for diesel" when Gordon Brown reduced duty on low-sulphur fuel in 2001. Mr McLoughlin said that decision had increased annual diesel car... Read more
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Irish Central
London Mayoral frontrunner Sadiq Khan reaches out to London IrishPakistani to serve a ministerial governmental role in 2008, when he was appoint
London Mayoral frontrunner Sadiq Khan reaches out to London Irish
Irish Central / Posted 6 days ago
Pakistani to serve a ministerial governmental role in 2008, when he was appointed Minister of State of Communities by Gordon Brown, who then made him Minister of State for Transport in 2009. He then served in Ed Miliband’s shadow cabinet as... Read more
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Scotsman
Leader comment: Third place would be new Scottish Labour lowthis mantle for generations in post-war Scotland. The near wipeout which the p
Leader comment: Third place would be new Scottish Labour low
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
this mantle for generations in post-war Scotland. The near wipeout which the party of Keir Hardie, Ramsay MacDonald and Gordon Brown suffered in last May’s Westminster election seemed as bad as things could get. But if Labour does finish behind... Read more
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heraldscotland
Unions tell Labour and SNP to work together as they claim Tories pushing to move shipyards jobsembarrassment for Labour, as it was they who promised everything to these worke
Unions tell Labour and SNP to work together as they claim Tories pushing to move shipyards jobs
heraldscotland / Posted 6 days ago
embarrassment for Labour, as it was they who promised everything to these workers. "Better together" and all that. From Gordon Brown to Jackie Baillie, and everyone else, even though it was not in their power to do a thing about it. Sure, it... Read more
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International Business Times
Sadiq Khan: Can a bus driver's son make it from council estate to Mayor of London? the monitoring knew at the time that he was a Member of Parliament." A year af
Sadiq Khan: Can a bus driver's son make it from council estate to Mayor of London?
International Business Times / Posted 6 days ago
the monitoring knew at the time that he was a Member of Parliament." A year after Rose's report, then Prime Minister Gordon Brown made Khan the first Muslim to attend cabinet when he appointed him transport minister, a fitting post for a bus... Read more
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International Business Times
Brexit: Labour risks haemorrhaging voters to Ukip with pro-EU campaign claims Frank Field immigration. They have been on the receiving end of the numbers, 5.3 million ne
Brexit: Labour risks haemorrhaging voters to Ukip with pro-EU campaign claims Frank Field
International Business Times / Posted 7 days ago
immigration. They have been on the receiving end of the numbers, 5.3 million newcomers to this country since Tony Blair and Gordon Brown opened the doors to Eastern Europe. "They are the ones who have actually suffered from the pressure of their... Read more
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Evening Standard
Karren Brady: One good reason why I’m backing Zac to be next mayorwho has worked so closely with him. But frankly, it’s what came next — the pol
Karren Brady: One good reason why I’m backing Zac to be next mayor
Evening Standard / Posted 7 days ago
who has worked so closely with him. But frankly, it’s what came next — the political career — that really worries me. The Gordon Brown government Khan worked in bankrupted our country. It failed to regulate banks, spent money like there was no... Read more
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Evening Standard
Harriet Harman: Sadiq has experience and vision to be Mayor we needIt is clear that Sadiq is that person. I was Commons Leader, and deputy Labour
Harriet Harman: Sadiq has experience and vision to be Mayor we need
Evening Standard / Posted 8 days ago
It is clear that Sadiq is that person. I was Commons Leader, and deputy Labour Party leader, when Sadiq was appointed by Gordon Brown to his Cabinet. Appointed because of his talent and commitment, he was the first person of Islamic faith ever to... Read more
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express
Pucker up! Angela Merkel's endless smooches with political leaders around the worldoccasions leaning in for a fateful kiss with the German strongwoman. Probably,
Pucker up! Angela Merkel's endless smooches with political leaders around the world
express / Posted 8 days ago
occasions leaning in for a fateful kiss with the German strongwoman. Probably, the most memorable embrace was the moment Gordon Brown puckered up for a smooch with Mrs Merkel and instead landed his lips clumsily on her nose instead. Both... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
11 awkward moments which weren't as embarrassing as the Seaforth towershand with an eye drawn on it. Cue awkward laughs from Eamonn Holmes and an inte
11 awkward moments which weren't as embarrassing as the Seaforth towers
Liverpool Echo / Posted 8 days ago
hand with an eye drawn on it. Cue awkward laughs from Eamonn Holmes and an interview that was over very quickly indeed.6. Gordon Brown calls Gillian Duffy a bigotHow Scotland saw it: the Daily Record's front page April 29, 2010 The then-prime... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Judy Naake: from Queen of Fake Tan to High Sheriff of Nottinghamshireto raise the money – Judy contributed generously – and there was active support
Judy Naake: from Queen of Fake Tan to High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire
Nottingham Post / Posted 8 days ago
to raise the money – Judy contributed generously – and there was active support from Sarah Brown, wife of prime minister Gordon Brown. They were friends of architect Charles Jencks and his wife, garden designer Maggie Keswick who had inspired... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Barack Obama begs Europeans to put aside differences and stay unitedworld needs a strong and prosperous and united Europe." The President's speech
Barack Obama begs Europeans to put aside differences and stay united
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
world needs a strong and prosperous and united Europe." The President's speech will delight those such as former Labour PM Gordon Brown who have called on the 'Remain' side to make a more positive case for staying in the EU in the final weeks... Read more
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Raw Story
Alan Turing was one of many persecuted by Whitehall for their sexualityever since. In 2009, following a campaign including the gay rights campaigner P
Alan Turing was one of many persecuted by Whitehall for their sexuality
Raw Story / Posted 9 days ago
ever since. In 2009, following a campaign including the gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, the then prime minister, Gordon Brown, issued an unequivocal apology for Turning’s treatment, describing it as “horrifying” and “utterly unfair”. In... Read more
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express
Record levels of mass migration from Europe damaging UK - leaked Government report saysof the working-age populationRelated articles NATO chief says people smugglers
Record levels of mass migration from Europe damaging UK - leaked Government report says
express / Posted 10 days ago
of the working-age populationRelated articles NATO chief says people smugglers 'can shift routes rapidly' Pro-Brussels Gordon Brown says UK is buckling from EU migrant levels It says 60 per cent of Eastern European graduates in the country... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Biti's PDP Accuses British Ambassador of Being Pro-PF, Says Envoy Pushing for a Mnangagwa Presidencythe Bath honour in 1994, seven years after the Zimbabwean strongman put an end
Biti's PDP Accuses British Ambassador of Being Pro-PF, Says Envoy Pushing for a Mnangagwa Presidency
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
the Bath honour in 1994, seven years after the Zimbabwean strongman put an end to his Matebeleland attrocities whose overseer was Mnangagwa. Since taking over from Gordon Brown in 2010, British PM, David Cameron, has never publicly criticised Muga... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Biti's PDP Blasts British Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Says Whitehall Envoy Propping Up Tyrant Mugabethe Bath honour in 1994, seven years after the Zimbabwean strongman put an end
Biti's PDP Blasts British Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Says Whitehall Envoy Propping Up Tyrant Mugabe
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
the Bath honour in 1994, seven years after the Zimbabwean strongman put an end to his Matebeleland attrocities whose overseer was Mnangagwa. Since taking over from Gordon Brown in 2010, British PM, David Cameron, has never publicly criticised Muga... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Nothing dry about a life in statisticsto newspapers to clarify matters that had been subject to criticism. The Teleg
Nothing dry about a life in statistics
Otago Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
to newspapers to clarify matters that had been subject to criticism. The Telegraph "hated'' the chancellor of the time, Gordon Brown, and statistics was one of Mr Brown's departments. In an earlier ODT interview, Mr Cook said statistics were... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Biti's PDP blasts pro-Zanu PF Brit envoythe Bath honour in 1994, seven years after the Zimbabwean strongman put an end
Biti's PDP blasts pro-Zanu PF Brit envoy
New Zimbabwe / Posted 11 days ago
the Bath honour in 1994, seven years after the Zimbabwean strongman put an end to his Matebeleland attrocities whose overseer was Mnangagwa. Since taking over from Gordon Brown in 2010, British PM, David Cameron, has never publicly criticised Muga... Read more
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Daily Mail
Did royal beauty get the wrong Windsor Castle ?Blair. Certainly, for as long as Blair is not included, it will be very hard t
Did royal beauty get the wrong Windsor Castle ?
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
Blair. Certainly, for as long as Blair is not included, it will be very hard to offer the same honour to his successor, Gordon Brown. A royal pardon at last for Her Majesty’s disgraced governess? Has Marion Crawford, the Queen’s disgraced... Read more
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Daily Star
Driver of Obama’s car The Beast shows serious driving skill outside Downing StreetDOES IT: The car makes the tricky turn outside downing street In 2009, while t
Driver of Obama’s car The Beast shows serious driving skill outside Downing Street
Daily Star / Posted 11 days ago
DOES IT: The car makes the tricky turn outside downing street In 2009, while the president met with then PM Gordon Brown, the vast limo almost got completely stuck lengthways while trying to turn back. But after a... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Biti's PDP blasts pro-Mugabe Brit envoythe Bath honour in 1994, seven years after the Zimbabwean strongman put an end
Biti's PDP blasts pro-Mugabe Brit envoy
New Zimbabwe / Posted 11 days ago
the Bath honour in 1994, seven years after the Zimbabwean strongman put an end to his Matebeleland attrocities whose overseer was Mnangagwa. Since taking over from Gordon Brown in 2010, British PM, David Cameron, has never publicly criticised Muga... Read more
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Daily Mail
Nailed it! Driver of The Beast executes an expert three-point turntthathat this driver succeeded where others have failed in the past. In 2009,
Nailed it! Driver of The Beast executes an expert three-point turn
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
tthathat this driver succeeded where others have failed in the past. In 2009, during a visit to see former Prime Minister Gordon Brown, the car almost got stuck across the street between the No 10 door and the eager press pack. Several tweaks of... Read more
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CNN
A personal greeting and a royal chauffeur for Obama's visit to Windsoris the Queen," U.S. President Barack Obama said at the end of his joint press c
A personal greeting and a royal chauffeur for Obama's visit to Windsor
CNN / Posted 11 days ago
is the Queen," U.S. President Barack Obama said at the end of his joint press conference with then-British Prime Minister Gordon Brown during his visit to the UK in 2009. "And so I'm very much looking forward to meeting her for the first time... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Queen's 90th birthday: How the world has changed since she was bornCivil partnerships give same-sex couples legal rights. 2006 Saddam Hussein is
Queen's 90th birthday: How the world has changed since she was born
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
Civil partnerships give same-sex couples legal rights. 2006 Saddam Hussein is hanged in Baghdad. Lebanon War. 2007 Gordon Brown replaces Tony Blair as Prime Minister. The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh celebrate their diamond wedding... Read more
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Central Chronicle
Ex-PM Brown says Britain needs to hear passion for EU membershipAgencies, London Former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown said that the “In”
Ex-PM Brown says Britain needs to hear passion for EU membership
Central Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Agencies, London Former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown said that the “In” campaign should present British voters with a more passionate and patriotic case for European Union membership ahead of a June 23 referendum. In his first major... Read more
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express
Pro-Brussels Gordon Brown admits Britain is buckling from EU migrant levels BRITISH towns and cities hit by high levels of migrants from the European Uni
Pro-Brussels Gordon Brown admits Britain is buckling from EU migrant levels
express / Posted 12 days ago
BRITISH towns and cities hit by high levels of migrants from the European Union (EU) are buckling under the increased demand on public services, Gordon Brown has... Read more
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Herald Sun
Betty behind enemy linesThere will be no awards, no glory. There will be no medals for this unit.” But
Betty behind enemy lines
Herald Sun / Posted 12 days ago
There will be no awards, no glory. There will be no medals for this unit.” But that wasn’t to be. Betty and her comrades were recognised with service medals and, in 2010, received a citation of thanks from former British Prime Minister Gordon Br... Read more
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metro
Jordan from Rizzle Kicks has MAJOR beef with BBC reporter Lizo Mzimbaconference in Japan,’ he explained on the Thanks For Trying podcast.‘I was at D
Jordan from Rizzle Kicks has MAJOR beef with BBC reporter Lizo Mzimba
metro / Posted 12 days ago
conference in Japan,’ he explained on the Thanks For Trying podcast.‘I was at Downing Street having a talk with Gordon Brown [about it after] and talk to this Lizo dude, I loved him. I was like “I’m getting on Newsround!” and go to talk... Read more
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Daily Record
Barack Obama lands in London with plea for Britain to stay in the EUto tell you what I think'." Last night another political heavyweight backed th
Barack Obama lands in London with plea for Britain to stay in the EU
Daily Record / Posted 12 days ago
to tell you what I think'." Last night another political heavyweight backed the 'Remain' campaign as former Labour PM Gordon Brown told an audience in London it is vital Europe sticks together to deal with the migration crisis and terror... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Obama set to make 'straightforward and candid' input to EU referendum debateentitled to say ‘as a friend of Britain, I’m not going to tell you what to do,
Obama set to make 'straightforward and candid' input to EU referendum debate
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
entitled to say ‘as a friend of Britain, I’m not going to tell you what to do, I’m just going to tell you what I think’.” Gordon Brown believes it is crucial for Britain to remain in the EU He welcomed President Obama’s intervention but warned... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Barack Obama evokes America's war dead in plea for Britain to remain in the EUto tell you what I think'." Last night another political heavyweight backed th
Barack Obama evokes America's war dead in plea for Britain to remain in the EU
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
to tell you what I think'." Last night another political heavyweight backed the 'Remain' campaign as former Labour PM Gordon Brown told an audience in London it is vital Europe sticks together to deal with the migration crisis and terror... Read more
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Newsmax
Politico: World Leaders Frightened of Trump Presidencythey see Trump as off the Richter scale," said Peter Mandelson, British Cabinet
Politico: World Leaders Frightened of Trump Presidency
Newsmax / Posted 12 days ago
they see Trump as off the Richter scale," said Peter Mandelson, British Cabinet member for prime ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. "The reason for that is not that he must be stupid — nobody thinks that — but that he’s disdainful,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Gordon Brown calls for more positive Remain campaignGordon Brown has called on the ‘Remain’ campaign to make a more “positive, prin
Gordon Brown calls for more positive Remain campaign
Daily Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
Gordon Brown has called on the ‘Remain’ campaign to make a more “positive, principled and patriotic” case for membership of the European Union as he made his first major entry into the EU referendum debate. In apparent criticism on the Downing... Read more
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The New Statesman
Victoria Wood gave us the gift of being able to laugh at ourselvesAnonymous White House officials briefed that, far from enjoying special status,
Victoria Wood gave us the gift of being able to laugh at ourselves
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
Anonymous White House officials briefed that, far from enjoying special status, the UK was just another country. When Gordon Brown visited Washington, DC in the early months of Mr Obama’s tenure, he presented the president with an ornamental... Read more
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The New Statesman
Leader: An American in LondonAnonymous White House officials briefed that, far from enjoying special status,
Leader: An American in London
The New Statesman / Posted 12 days ago
Anonymous White House officials briefed that, far from enjoying special status, the UK was just another country. When Gordon Brown visited Washington, DC in the early months of Mr Obama’s tenure, he presented the president with an ornamental... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Politician's bed set on fire and home trashed as thugs steal late wife's jewellerythieves also stole a collection of whiskies which featured the autographs of fo
Politician's bed set on fire and home trashed as thugs steal late wife's jewellery
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
thieves also stole a collection of whiskies which featured the autographs of former Labour Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown, and ex-First Minister Jack McConnell. But they bizarrely ignored cash which was lying around the... Read more
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Evening Standard
90 facts about The Queen on her 90th birthdayMacmillan; Sir Alec Douglas-Home; Harold Wilson; Edward Heath; James Callaghan;
90 facts about The Queen on her 90th birthday
Evening Standard / Posted 13 days ago
Macmillan; Sir Alec Douglas-Home; Harold Wilson; Edward Heath; James Callaghan; Margaret Thatcher; John Major; Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron. 7. Tony Blair was the first Prime Minister to have been born during Elizabeth’s reign In May... Read more
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