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2014/10/25 23:37
2014/10/25 23:37
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Only the installations of anti-aircraft guns dotted among the dry tufts of desert grass, where some soldiers hang their washing out to dry beside the artillery batteries, hint at the controversial...
2014/10/25 23:37
2014/10/25 23:37
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2014/10/24 14:04
2014/10/24 14:04
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Following in the Swedish parliament’s footsteps in recognising Palestinian statehood, the British House of Commons voted yes for Palestine 13 October. The Spanish Socialist Party now wants the Madrid...
2014/10/24 09:58
2014/10/24 09:58
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PROPOSALS to tighten the regulation of religious ‘supplementary’ schools without an official new code of practice have been welcomed. Plans to bring in compulsory guidelines – promoted in the wake of...
2014/10/23 13:58
2014/10/23 13:58
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PAYING family doctors £55 a time to identify cases of dementia will be a prescription for misdiagnosis, East Lancashire’s patients’ champion Russ McLean has warned. He said the move was a ‘travesty’...
2014/10/23 11:16
2014/10/23 11:16
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One of the jewels in Liverpool's cultural crown, the Grade II listed Phil is home to the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra plus around 250 events each year. Following it's six-month face lift we...
2014/10/22 08:58
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...
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
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...
2014/10/25 23:37
2014/10/25 23:37
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