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The Seattle Times
One artist’s wondrous tunnel vision, another’s aural sightsWhat does it take to see your city with fresh eyes? Two striking installations
One artist’s wondrous tunnel vision, another’s aural sights
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
What does it take to see your city with fresh eyes? Two striking installations by Seattle artists provide contrasting yet complementary answers to that question as they translate Seattle’s urban fabric into seductive viewer/listener... Read more
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International Business Times
Ukip lashed on Question Time for 'poisonous' advert warning of Turkish membership of EU A party political broadcast by Ukip claiming that Turkey will be invited to joi
Ukip lashed on Question Time for 'poisonous' advert warning of Turkish membership of EU
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
A party political broadcast by Ukip claiming that Turkey will be invited to join the European Union has been blasted by political opponents. In the advert screened on the BBC, Ukip claimed Turkey might be asked to join in 2020, and would soon become... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
EU deal: Strasbourg parliament ready to torpedo Britain's 'emergency brake'"The European Parliament will defend the fundamental principles and objectives
EU deal: Strasbourg parliament ready to torpedo Britain's 'emergency brake'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
"The European Parliament will defend the fundamental principles and objectives of the EU and will be cautious of setting dangerous precedents," Mr Schulz is expected to say, according to a leaked draft text seen by the Telegraph. Mr Cameron is... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Lancashire Council of Mosques: Muslims are being ‘picked on’ over school face veil rulesTHE Lancashire Council of Mosques said Muslims are being ‘picked on’ over claim
Lancashire Council of Mosques: Muslims are being ‘picked on’ over school face veil rules
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 11 days ago
THE Lancashire Council of Mosques said Muslims are being ‘picked on’ over claims schools will be rated ‘inadequate’ if pupils and staff wear face veils. Chairman Abdul Qureshi made the comments after Sir Michael Wilshaw, the chief inspector of... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Former Blackburn MP Jack Straw to be given Freedom of the BoroughFORMER Blackburn MP Jack Straw will be given the Freedom of the Borough by Blac
Former Blackburn MP Jack Straw to be given Freedom of the Borough
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 12 days ago
FORMER Blackburn MP Jack Straw will be given the Freedom of the Borough by Blackburn with Darwen Council this week. It is the highest ceremonial honour awarded by the council and Mr Straw is the first person since 1992 to receive the honour. MORE... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
MPs to get new code of conduct in wake of recent scandalsThe Code and the Guide are each reviewed once in the lifetime of a Parliament,
MPs to get new code of conduct in wake of recent scandals
Daily Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
The Code and the Guide are each reviewed once in the lifetime of a Parliament, and this will be the first time that the Code and the Guide to the rules have been reviewed together. A spokesman for Ms Hudson said she will "listen carefully to the... Read more
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The New Statesman
The Beckett Report won't help Labour win the next electionWe all want a good government. We want a government that protects the most vuln
The Beckett Report won't help Labour win the next election
The New Statesman / Posted 20 days ago
We all want a good government. We want a government that protects the most vulnerable, encourages prosperity and harmony in society and which puts the interests of the people in our country first. Significantly however, a good government is also one... Read more
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The New Statesman
What are statutory instruments, and do they show “contempt for democracy”?We all want a good government. We want a government that protects the most vuln
What are statutory instruments, and do they show “contempt for democracy”?
The New Statesman / Posted 20 days ago
We all want a good government. We want a government that protects the most vulnerable, encourages prosperity and harmony in society and which puts the interests of the people in our country first. Significantly however, a good government is also one... Read more
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The New Statesman
The Freedom of Information Act has just one problem: it doesn't go far enoughWe all want a good government. We want a government that protects the most vuln
The Freedom of Information Act has just one problem: it doesn't go far enough
The New Statesman / Posted 20 days ago
We all want a good government. We want a government that protects the most vulnerable, encourages prosperity and harmony in society and which puts the interests of the people in our country first. Significantly however, a good government is also one... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
Cameron's pledge of £20m fund to teach Muslim women English welcomed in East LancashireDAVID Cameron's promise of £20m fund to teach Muslim women in the UK to speak E
Cameron's pledge of £20m fund to teach Muslim women English welcomed in East Lancashire
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 20 days ago
DAVID Cameron's promise of £20m fund to teach Muslim women in the UK to speak English has been welcomed in East Lancashire but his link of poor language skills leading to extremism has been questioned. Former Home Secretary Jack Straw, Blackburn... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Campaigners criticise council request to reduce FOI powersA PLEA by Oxfordshire County Council to weaken the Freedom of Information Act c
Campaigners criticise council request to reduce FOI powers
Oxford Mail / Posted 21 days ago
A PLEA by Oxfordshire County Council to weaken the Freedom of Information Act could reduce scrutiny and accountability of big decisions, it has been claimed. The local authority submitted a response to a consultation held by the independent... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Offenders spend longer in pub than picking up litter on community payback ordersThe orders are supposed to involve doing vital work as recompense for crimes.
Offenders spend longer in pub than picking up litter on community payback orders
Daily Mirror / Posted 23 days ago
The orders are supposed to involve doing vital work as recompense for crimes. But today a pub landlord given a 200-hour sentence reveals a world in which offenders spend most of their time lazing around in bars and cafes or sleeping in their minibus... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson has most expenses claims rejected of any serving MPAn SNP spokesman told The Telegraph: "Documentation for outstanding claims has
SNP Westminster leader Angus Robertson has most expenses claims rejected of any serving MP
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
An SNP spokesman told The Telegraph: "Documentation for outstanding claims has been provided to IPSA and Angus Robertson MP has been reimbursed. There are different administrative reasons why claims are sometimes not immediately processed". A source... Read more
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International Business Times
Why do we allow former politicians to become high-paid advisers on companies they used to regulate? The revolving door from high public office to private company sinecure is spinn
Why do we allow former politicians to become high-paid advisers on companies they used to regulate?
International Business Times / Posted 27 days ago
The revolving door from high public office to private company sinecure is spinning as freely as ever. At least 25 former ministers from David Cameron's coalition are raking in over £1m ($1.4m) between them. Five former members of the prime... Read more
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heraldscotland
Meet the Yes man and Better Together chief joining forces to keep Scotland in EuropeMr Roy, who lost his Motherwell and Wishaw seat to the SNP in May last yearthe
Meet the Yes man and Better Together chief joining forces to keep Scotland in Europe
heraldscotland / Posted 28 days ago
Mr Roy, who lost his Motherwell and Wishaw seat to the SNP in May last yearthe Nationalists’ General Election landslide, will be the campaign’s director for Scotland. Its executive director Will Straw, son of the former Labour foreign secretary Jack... Read more
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heraldscotland
Indyref enemies join forces for EU referendumBut in the next referendum - this time on the EU - the two men will work side-b
Indyref enemies join forces for EU referendum
heraldscotland / Posted 29 days ago
But in the next referendum - this time on the EU - the two men will work side-by-side. The political odd couple will head up the Scottish operation of Britain Stronger in Europe, one of the campaigns urging voters to stick with the EU in the looming... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Stop us marking our own homework, MPs tell minister after Jack Straw and Malcolm Rifkind rulingsIn an investigation, The Daily Telegraph and Channel Four's Dispatches programm
Stop us marking our own homework, MPs tell minister after Jack Straw and Malcolm Rifkind rulings
Daily Telegraph / Posted 1 months ago
In an investigation, The Daily Telegraph and Channel Four's Dispatches programme showed how Sir Malcolm and Mr Straw offered to use their positions as politicians on behalf of a fictitious Chinese company in return for payments of at least £5,000 a... Read more

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