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2014/10/22 08:58
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ONE in three youngsters in Blackburn and Burnley are living in poverty, according to new research. Almost 35 per cent of children make up families in the two towns living below the poverty line once...
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2014/10/16 17:24
2014/10/16 17:24
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In 2007, Gordon Brown, shortly after becoming prime minister, used his leader’s speech at the Labour party conference in Bournemouth to pledge the creation of “British jobs for British workers”. The...
2014/10/16 16:10
2014/10/16 16:10
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Two Libyan families who have sued the UK government over their rendition to Gaddafi’s torture chambers will today, in an Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT) at 5pm, seek disclosure of secret...
2014/10/15 13:58
2014/10/15 13:58
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Leading East Lancashire Youth charity, Blackburn Youth Zone, has announced its next Chairman will be Jack Straw after he stands down as an MP at the next general election. The current Chairman,...
2014/10/14 22:45
2014/10/14 22:45
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The violence ended with a truce but left more than 2,100 Palestinians dead, most of them civilians, according to the United Nations. On the Israeli side, 72 people died, most of them soldiers. In an...
2014/10/14 18:58
2014/10/14 18:58
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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip -- The U.N. chief visited Gaza on Tuesday to give a push to international reconstruction efforts following a devastating summer war, saying the destruction was "beyond...
2014/10/14 10:28
2014/10/14 10:28
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MPs voted overwhelmingly in favour of recognising Palestine as a state on Monday.(Parliament.gov) The Tory MP for Finchley and Golders Green has resigned his government role over the House of Commons...
2014/10/14 08:24
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Yesterday evening, the House of Commons voted in favour of recognising Palestine as a state alongside Israel, in a symbolic motion serving as “a contribution to securing a negotiated two-state...
2014/10/13 23:17
2014/10/13 23:17
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MPs last night voted to recognise the state of Palestine by 274 to just 12 in a result that supporters hailed as historic. But they also unanimously accepted a compromise amendment from ex-Foreign...
2014/10/13 22:37
2014/10/13 22:37
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Odd, since it was on a backbench motion that, as its proposer Grahame Morris of Labour admitted, wouldn’t change a single fact on the ground. Partly it was that Morris himself, arguing quietly for the...
2014/10/13 15:37
2014/10/13 15:37
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The Prime Minister was on a day out with his family when a group of Morris dancers asked him to pose for a picture with them. The image was immediately shared on Twitter, with the Prime Minister...
2014/10/12 00:37
2014/10/12 00:37
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In a highly unusual move that has left senior parliamentarians struggling to find a precedent, the Labour leader has insisted that Labour MPs who file through the lobby submit to a three-line whip,...
2014/10/11 23:37
2014/10/11 23:37
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Her intervention follows calls from some Labour MPs, including former home secretary Jack Straw, for Ed Miliband to harden his party's position on immigration after Ukip came within 617 votes of...
2014/10/10 19:21
2014/10/10 19:21
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Premier League clubs should interview at least one black candidate every time they hire a new manager, say Labour Labour's Chuka Umunna said it was time to introduce the 'Rooney rule' Principle...
2014/10/10 19:17
2014/10/10 19:17
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Jack Straw has denied Ed Miliband was a liability on the doorstep despite having “panda eyes and strange lips.” But he dismissed claims the leader was responsible. “I know people say he’s got panda...
2014/10/10 14:58
2014/10/10 14:58
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BLACKBURN MP Jack Straw will further back the town’s £6 million Youth Zone when he becomes its new chairman next year. The former Home Secretary – who steps down as Blackburn’s Labour MP at next...
2014/10/10 12:58
2014/10/10 12:58
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ALMOST 3,500 social housing tenants across East Lancashire are currently paying the bedroom tax. The biggest provider, Together Housing Group, has revealed that 255 tenants have gone into debt since...
2014/10/10 11:18
2014/10/10 11:18
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Friday 10th October 2014 | 11:54 Jack Straw: Labour needs a stronger immigration offer to win over Ukip voters Jack Straw MP, Former Justice Secretary Jack Straw said Labour needed a stronger...
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2014/10/10 08:58
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NEWS that almost 300 BAE Systems managerial posts at Samlesbury and Warton are to be axed has ‘dismayed’ Ribble Valley MP Nigel Evans. The firm’s military air and information divisional managing...
2014/10/10 07:18
2014/10/10 07:18
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Labour divisions over Palestine vote Ed Miliband's decision to instruct MPs to back a motion calling for the unilateral recognition of the state of Palestine is "mad" and will divide the party, a...
2014/10/22 08:58
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