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2015/04/27 18:09
2015/04/27 18:09
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With all principals involved agreeing to forgo their fees in exchange for a share of any profits, Birkett set off to raise the comparatively paltry £40,000 needed, and persuaded Noël Coward, Peter...
2015/04/27 18:09
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2015/04/23 04:58
2015/04/23 04:58
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BLACKBURN council candidate and general election agent Phil Riley has been bitten on the hand leafleting in his Roe Lee ward. The 67-year-old said it was the first time of more than 30 years of...
2015/04/19 06:58
2015/04/19 06:58
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LANCASHIRE Council of Mosques (LCM) chairman has welcomed the UK’s most senior judge’s comments that courts must show respect to women who choose to keep their faces veiled due to their religious...
2015/04/17 08:10
2015/04/17 08:10
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NIQAB: Islam followers should be allowed to wear a niqab in court, Lord Neuberger said [GETTY] Female witnesses, victims and even defendants who follow Islam should not be forced to remove their...
2015/04/16 00:36
2015/04/16 00:36
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... - Indigenous Araucanian people successfully resist first Spanish invasion of Chile. 1541 - Pedro de Valdivia begins Spanish conquest and founds Santiago. The presidential palace comes under...
2015/04/15 12:37
2015/04/15 12:37
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Methadone, a synthetic opiate, is commonly used to wean people off the drug, while other patients are put through detoxification and abstinence programmes. But Professor Martin Schechter, from the...
2015/04/14 09:58
2015/04/14 09:58
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NEW BLACKBURN THE seat has returned just two MPs since it was recreated as a single constituency in 1955, Labour’s Barbara Castle and Jack Straw. Normally an ultra-safe seat, for the first time in...
2015/04/14 09:28
2015/04/14 09:28
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Tory backbencher Jacob Rees-Mogg is not just surviving in his North East Somerset marginal seat, the latest data from Lord Ashcroft showed that the eccentric backbencher is thriving. Ashcroft...
2015/04/13 12:58
2015/04/13 12:58
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SIX sitting East Lancashire MPs have confirmed they will stand for election on May 7. Only Blackburn will not have the 2010 general election victor standing again after Jack Straw retired. Gordon...
2015/04/09 10:58
2015/04/09 10:58
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A 'DEBATE of two halves' seems an appropriate description of the Lancashire Telegraph's hustings event for the Blackburn constituency, which was held at a packed out Thwaites Empire Theatre. The...
2015/04/09 10:58
2015/04/09 10:58
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How the candidates answered your questions... BLACKBURN'S NIGHTLIFE QUESTION: 'What will you do about the decline and plans of the night time economy in Blackburn, specifically the town centre' from...
2015/04/08 11:13
2015/04/08 11:13
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Just weeks before the General Election, an exclusive YouGov survey for The Standard reveals the scale of the task facing Parliament after May 7 to restore faith in politics. In a series of stark...
2015/04/07 20:11
2015/04/07 20:11
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Over 100 bosses signed a letter in the Telegraph newspaper as the election campaign began to tell us to vote Tory because they are good for business. They said cuts to corporation tax had boosted...
2015/04/02 04:58
2015/04/02 04:58
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CASUAL dining chain Nando’s is coming to Blackburn as part of a redevelopment of the Vue cinema complex. The news that the international restaurant company has chosen the town as its first outlet in...
2015/04/01 12:58
2015/04/01 12:58
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Jack Straw has called for a full investigation in to whether the Metropolitan Police’s special branch spied on him when he was Home Secretary in overall charge of the London force. The retiring...
2015/04/01 08:58
2015/04/01 08:58
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BLACKBURN brewery Daniel Thwaites is set to sell most of its beer division to rivals Marston’s in a deal worth £25.1 million. If the sale goes ahead, approximately 150 staff, based at a distribution...
2015/03/31 08:58
2015/03/31 08:58
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Jack Straw admitted feeling odd yesterday when we woke up for the first time in more than 36 years as neither the MP nor Labour candidate for Blackburn. Having cleared his House of Commons office for...
2015/03/29 12:42
2015/03/29 12:42
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The spectacle of Ed Miliband in preposterous, hell yes mode, thrusting forward to assure high-ranking male Jeremy Paxman that he said no, righ’, he stood up to the leader of the free world, righ’, let...
2015/03/28 06:58
2015/03/28 06:58
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RETIRING Blackburn MP Jack Straw used his farewell speech at Westminster to pay tribute to the two places he loved most – the town and the House of Commons. The former 68-year-old Labour cabinet...
2015/03/27 17:28
2015/03/27 17:28
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When parliament is dissolved on 30 March ahead of the 2015 general election, the House of Commons will lose some of the biggest names in modern British politics as a host of MPs choose to stand...
2015/04/27 18:09
2015/04/27 18:09
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