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express
CROSS BENCHER: A Labour MP who believes in the Welfare State? What a surpriseYvette Cooper is using the “I feel your pain” gambit to win voters The Labour
CROSS BENCHER: A Labour MP who believes in the Welfare State? What a surprise
express / Posted 12 hours ago
Yvette Cooper is using the “I feel your pain” gambit to win voters The Labour leadership candidate has lifted the lid on her battle with the chronic illness ME. Addressing 200 Labour supporters in Hull, the Shadow Home Secretary revealed how she... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Elderly peers must retire because Lords is too big to functionIt came after Baroness Deech, a cross-bench peer, said that that a stricter vet
Elderly peers must retire because Lords is too big to function
Daily Telegraph / Posted yesterday
It came after Baroness Deech, a cross-bench peer, said that that a stricter vetting procedure should be introduced to ensure that there are "no more donors or bag carriers" appointed to the House of Lords. She said that the second chamber is... Read more
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Shropshire Star
David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claims « Shropshire StarSome 45 people are joining the upper chamber in the dissolution list - with the
David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claims « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 2 days ago
Some 45 people are joining the upper chamber in the dissolution list - with the Liberal Democrats getting 11 more places despite being routed at the general election and Labour eight. New members include former Conservative Cabinet ministers William... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claims David Cameron with two of his new Tory peers, former minister William Hague a
David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claims
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
David Cameron with two of his new Tory peers, former minister William Hague and aide Kate Fall. David Cameron has been accused of packing the House of Lords with cronies after... Read more
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The New Statesman
The honours system should be for heroes, not David Cameron's matesPeople feel differently about the honours system. Some people – many of them Ne
The honours system should be for heroes, not David Cameron's mates
The New Statesman / Posted 2 days ago
People feel differently about the honours system. Some people – many of them New Statesman readers – see them as a pointless relic of our imperial past. But the fact remains that for a lot of people, they remain a genuine honour: something to feel... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claimsDavid Cameron has been accused of packing the House of Lords with cronies after
David Cameron announces 26 new Tory peers amid 'cronies' claims
Croydon Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
David Cameron has been accused of packing the House of Lords with cronies after unveiling 26 new Tory peers and showering his aides with other honours. Some 45 people are joining the upper chamber in the dissolution list - with the Liberal Democrats... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Prime Minister criticised for handing life peerage to 'Lord Moat'Ed Miliband’s choices for Labour peers included Tessa Jowell, Alistair Darling
Prime Minister criticised for handing life peerage to 'Lord Moat'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
Ed Miliband’s choices for Labour peers included Tessa Jowell, Alistair Darling and David Blunkett, while Nick Clegg included Sir Menzies Campbell and the former coalition minister Lynne Featherstone. It brings the total number of peers to 831,... Read more
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express
Cronies storm as parties hand out raft of peerages to their chumsDavid Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband all faced accusations of filling a “b
Cronies storm as parties hand out raft of peerages to their chums
express / Posted 2 days ago
David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband all faced accusations of filling a “bloated” House of Lords as they handed out peerages to their pals. Downing Street announced 26 names proposed by the Prime Minister, with 11 for the Liberal Democrats and... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Jeremy Corbyn now wants to run the country, not just a left-wing workshopCasual, in open-necked shirt, sleeves rolled up, he leaned back, cupping his ch
Jeremy Corbyn now wants to run the country, not just a left-wing workshop
Daily Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Casual, in open-necked shirt, sleeves rolled up, he leaned back, cupping his chin and occasionally consulting his mobile phone. His body language was that of a man who thinks the Labour leadership is in the bag. Relaxed: Corbyn looked confident... Read more
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walesonline
Peter Hain: Why I accepted peerage - despite campaign for elected Second ChamberAnd so I had to give it considerable thought. After 50 years in politics, from
Peter Hain: Why I accepted peerage - despite campaign for elected Second Chamber
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
And so I had to give it considerable thought. After 50 years in politics, from militant protester to Cabinet Minister, including a quarter of a century an MP, it was not something I had imagined doing. But then when I was being dragged off rugby... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Barry Norton to be knighted for political serviceTHE leader of West Oxfordshire District Council is to be given a knighthood. I
Barry Norton to be knighted for political service
Oxford Mail / Posted 2 days ago
THE leader of West Oxfordshire District Council is to be given a knighthood. It was announced this afternoon that Councillor Barry Norton will gain the honour for his "political service". Mr Norton has served on the council for more than 30 years... Read more
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walesonline
Peter Hain and Paul Murphy given House of Lords seatsThe Labour politicians, who are both former Welsh Secretaries and who stood dow
Peter Hain and Paul Murphy given House of Lords seats
walesonline / Posted 2 days ago
The Labour politicians, who are both former Welsh Secretaries and who stood down from Parliament at the General Election, are on a list of 45 new peers released by Downing Street this afternoon. Mr Hague, Mr Murphy and Mr Hain will take their place... Read more
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Prospect Magazine
Who’s been made a peer? Full honours list©Suzanne Plunkett/AP The government has published its dissolution honours and
Who’s been made a peer? Full honours list
Prospect Magazine / Posted 2 days ago
©Suzanne Plunkett/AP The government has published its dissolution honours and peerages lists for 2015. Here are the names in full: The Queen has been graciously pleased to signify Her intention of conferring the following Honours upon the... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
David Laws denied peerage over expense claimsThe decision reportedly infuriated Mr Clegg, who nominated former Liberal Democ
David Laws denied peerage over expense claims
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
The decision reportedly infuriated Mr Clegg, who nominated former Liberal Democrat MP Andrew Stunnell for a peerage instead. Other Liberal Democrat MPs who stood down at the General Election are likely to be made include Sir Alan Beith, Sir Menzies... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Staggering increase in child mental health cases in Norfolk and Suffolk Mental health. Pictured: A woman consoled by her friend. Picture: Newscast On
Staggering increase in child mental health cases in Norfolk and Suffolk
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 4 days ago
Mental health. Pictured: A woman consoled by her friend. Picture: Newscast Online There have been huge increases in the number of children suffering from mental health problems... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Staggering increase in child mental health cases in Norfolk and SuffolkMental health. Pictured: A woman consoled by her friend. Picture: Newscast Onli
Staggering increase in child mental health cases in Norfolk and Suffolk
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 4 days ago
Mental health. Pictured: A woman consoled by her friend. Picture: Newscast Online There have been huge increases in the number of children suffering from mental health problems -... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Staggering increase in child mental health cases in Norfolk and Suffolk Mental health. Pictured: A woman consoled by her friend. Picture: Newscast On
Staggering increase in child mental health cases in Norfolk and Suffolk
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 4 days ago
Mental health. Pictured: A woman consoled by her friend. Picture: Newscast Online There have been huge increases in the number of children suffering from mental health problems... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Jeremy Corbyn: A question of substance over style? « Shropshire StarAfter a long, drawn-out election campaign, the new Labour leader is finally ann
Jeremy Corbyn: A question of substance over style? « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 6 days ago
After a long, drawn-out election campaign, the new Labour leader is finally announced. He is not the early front-runner, the safe pair of hands who everybody thought was a shoo-in during the early stages of the campaign. Nor is it the two low-key,... Read more
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walesonline
These maps lay bare the horror story of Labour's 2015 electionThe scale of the challenge facing the next Labour leader is laid bare in a new
These maps lay bare the horror story of Labour's 2015 election
walesonline / Posted 8 days ago
The scale of the challenge facing the next Labour leader is laid bare in a new analysis of the lost election. Labour’s failure to win swing constituencies, its collapse in Scotland, and crumbling support in former heartlands is detailed in this... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Shropshire GCSE pupil’s amazing 14 A*s « Shropshire StarProtik Moulik of Roman Road, Shrewsbury, achieved the grades at the Westminster
Shropshire GCSE pupil’s amazing 14 A*s « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 8 days ago
Protik Moulik of Roman Road, Shrewsbury, achieved the grades at the Westminster School in London. The talented 16-year-old is no stranger to academic success, achieving A-level maths and music passes at the age of 12, as well as attaining an A* in... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Ashley Madison employee 'told to create hundreds of fake profiles of alluring women'A former employee claims she was made to create hundreds of fake profiles. Phot
Ashley Madison employee 'told to create hundreds of fake profiles of alluring women'
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
A former employee claims she was made to create hundreds of fake profiles. Photo / AP A former employee of the Ashley Madison adultery website has claimed she was told to create hundreds of fake profiles of female "members" to entice men to join... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ashley Madison employee 'told to create hundreds of fake profiles of alluring women'Ms Silva, who is Brazilian, was recruited by Ashley Madison’s parent company Av
Ashley Madison employee 'told to create hundreds of fake profiles of alluring women'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
Ms Silva, who is Brazilian, was recruited by Ashley Madison’s parent company Avid Life Media to help launch a Portuguese language website in her home country. According to court documents in Toronto: “Her allegation is that her job entailed... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Panic Attackers: Grass-Roots Challenge Sparks High-Level Hissy FitI have of late been much pestered with electronic message from an outfit called
Panic Attackers: Grass-Roots Challenge Sparks High-Level Hissy Fit
Op-Ed News / Posted 9 days ago
I have of late been much pestered with electronic message from an outfit called the "Centre for Policy Studies." It styles itself the "leading independent think tank in Britain" -- and it probably is as rigorously independent and open-minded as any... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ashley Madison hack: how many British users did adultery site really have?Doubts have also been cast over its claims that it has 1.2 million users in the
Ashley Madison hack: how many British users did adultery site really have?
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
Doubts have also been cast over its claims that it has 1.2 million users in the UK, which would equate to almost one in 20 of all adults aged between 18 and 50. Ashley Madison’s parent company, Avid Life Media, has already shelved plans to float on... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Let's do the time-warp in Witney againGIVEN that David Cameron is the man with his finger on the nuclear button it is
Let's do the time-warp in Witney again
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
GIVEN that David Cameron is the man with his finger on the nuclear button it is slightly worrying that the Prime Minister doesn’t have a bit more control over Witney Conservatives. The constituency association’s website seems to be stuck in a... Read more
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Daily Mail
GIRL ABOUT TOWN: Radiohead's Thom leaves his partner of 23 yearsGIRL ABOUT TOWN: Radiohead's Thom prepares to split his £22million fortune afte
GIRL ABOUT TOWN: Radiohead's Thom leaves his partner of 23 years
Daily Mail / Posted 14 days ago
GIRL ABOUT TOWN: Radiohead's Thom prepares to split his £22million fortune after leaving his partner of 23 years He surprised everyone in the music industry by maintaining one of the longest relationships in the rock ’n’ roll business, but now... Read more
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Daily Mirror
The first 100 days of Tory rule in numbersAlmost nobody expected the Tories to win an overall majority in May's general e
The first 100 days of Tory rule in numbers
Daily Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
Almost nobody expected the Tories to win an overall majority in May's general election - including the Conservatives themselves. And in the three-and-a-half months since Cameron secured his first all-Tory government, they've already begun to make... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Obama's summer reading: shelf disclosuresBarack Obama has reached the stage of his administration when plans are being m
Obama's summer reading: shelf disclosures
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 15 days ago
Barack Obama has reached the stage of his administration when plans are being made for the construction in Chicago of the Presidential library that former American leaders get to set up in their memory. But, before that, he – or his aides – have also... Read more
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Independent
The Lib Dems will come back from the dead like Lazarus if Jeremy Corbyn wins, says Jack StrawFormer Home Secretary Jack Straw told Sky News that Tim Farron’s party would be
The Lib Dems will come back from the dead like Lazarus if Jeremy Corbyn wins, says Jack Straw
Independent / Posted 16 days ago
Former Home Secretary Jack Straw told Sky News that Tim Farron’s party would benefit from a victory for Mr Corbyn. “One of the effects for certain of a vote for Jeremy Corbyn, if he were to become leader, is that the party that would most benefit... Read more
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chroniclelive
MPs should get out on the road while the Houses of Parliament are repaired, Chronicle readers sayMPs should get out on the road while the Houses of Parliament are being repaire
MPs should get out on the road while the Houses of Parliament are repaired, Chronicle readers say
chroniclelive / Posted 17 days ago
MPs should get out on the road while the Houses of Parliament are being repaired, according to some Chronicle readers. And we asked if you would like to see the Houses of Parliament moved to the North East. Shirley Macdonald agreed with Ms... Read more
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Eu Business
Cameron wins stunning victory in watershed UK vote — EU(LONDON) - Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives were on Friday celebrat
Cameron wins stunning victory in watershed UK vote — EU
Eu Business / Posted 17 days ago
(LONDON) - Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives were on Friday celebrating a stunning victory in Britain's general election, which cut short the careers of his top three rivals and put the country's European Union future in doubt. Widespread... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Campaigners want to protect vulnerable sites as expansion gathers paceRESIDENTS are concerned that green spaces are being lost to developments despit
Campaigners want to protect vulnerable sites as expansion gathers pace
Oxford Mail / Posted 17 days ago
RESIDENTS are concerned that green spaces are being lost to developments despite Bicester being made a ‘garden town’. The town is facing huge growth and open spaces are being snapped up by developers, which campaigners feel is against the premise of... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
David Cameron should break his promise and seek a third term as Tory leaderToday it seems the Labour party is intent on driving themselves off a cliff in
David Cameron should break his promise and seek a third term as Tory leader
Daily Telegraph / Posted 19 days ago
Today it seems the Labour party is intent on driving themselves off a cliff in a vintage car. People are even talking about the end of the Labour Party, or at least a revolt against its leader. Misty-eyed teenagers await the coming post-capitalist... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Westminster never felt like home - former Norwich MP Simon Wright reflects on life after politicsfeature with Former MP Simon Wright. Former Norwich South MP Simon Wright was
Westminster never felt like home - former Norwich MP Simon Wright reflects on life after politics
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 19 days ago
feature with Former MP Simon Wright. Former Norwich South MP Simon Wright was one of many Liberal Democrats to lose their seats at the General Election.... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Westminster never felt like home - former Norwich MP Simon Wright reflects on life after politics Former Norwich South MP Simon Wright was one of many Liberal Democrats to los
Westminster never felt like home - former Norwich MP Simon Wright reflects on life after politics
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 19 days ago
Former Norwich South MP Simon Wright was one of many Liberal Democrats to lose their seats at the General Election. He talked to Annabelle Dickson... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Westminster never felt like home - former Norwich MP Simon Wright reflects on life after politics feature with Former MP Simon Wright. Former Norwich South MP Simon Wright wa
Westminster never felt like home - former Norwich MP Simon Wright reflects on life after politics
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 19 days ago
feature with Former MP Simon Wright. Former Norwich South MP Simon Wright was one of many Liberal Democrats to lose their seats at the General... Read more
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Independent
Labour’s long, sweaty summerAlthough it has been only a few months since the resignation of Ed Miliband as
Labour’s long, sweaty summer
Independent / Posted 21 days ago
Although it has been only a few months since the resignation of Ed Miliband as leader, the campaigns for leader and – with growing significance – for deputy leader feel as if they have been going on since the dawn of time. They, and we, deserve a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Taboo Andy Burnham and Tony Blair can't talk aboutTalking openly about religious belief really does seem to put the fear of God i
Taboo Andy Burnham and Tony Blair can't talk about
Daily Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
Talking openly about religious belief really does seem to put the fear of God into our politicians. Tony Blair did a lot of God in private, but that didn’t stop him invading Iraq. And in public his sidekick Alastair Campbell proclaimed: “We don’t do... Read more
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express
Charity pays £375,000 to fix George Osborne's free mansion - and he won't pay a penny THE National Trust is spending £375,000 on maintenance for George Osborne's c
Charity pays £375,000 to fix George Osborne's free mansion - and he won't pay a penny
express / Posted 22 days ago
THE National Trust is spending £375,000 on maintenance for George Osborne's crumbling freebie 18th Century retreat which is open to the public less than two weeks... Read more
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Scotsman
Ewan Crawford: SNP rivals’ odd reaction to defeat Ruth Davidson, who seems to relish photo-opportunities, is taking an unusual s
Ewan Crawford: SNP rivals’ odd reaction to defeat
Scotsman / Posted 23 days ago
Ruth Davidson, who seems to relish photo-opportunities, is taking an unusual stance on elections, presuming success months ahead of the vote, outdoing even the bookies. Picture: Hemedia FROM... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Debates vs. debatesNext week, 10 Republican presidential candidates will gather on a stage in Clev
Debates vs. debates
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 24 days ago
Next week, 10 Republican presidential candidates will gather on a stage in Cleveland, Ohio, behind podiums like "Jeopardy" contestants. With so many candidates having so little time, little useful information will be dispensed. More likely the... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Pride of Britain Awards winner Danielle Bailey targets Paralympics gold“Tokyo 2020 is going to be my time to shine,” says Danielle, who fits her busy
Pride of Britain Awards winner Danielle Bailey targets Paralympics gold
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
“Tokyo 2020 is going to be my time to shine,” says Danielle, who fits her busy training schedule around college. “My drive is my dream to get to Tokyo.” Danielle’s determination and success would be impressive in anyone of her age. But it is even... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Chief executive of financially beleaguered Kingston Hospital "on period of sick leave"Financially-stricken Kingston Hospital has appointed an interim chief executive
Chief executive of financially beleaguered Kingston Hospital "on period of sick leave"
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
Financially-stricken Kingston Hospital has appointed an interim chief executive to take over from Kate Grimes, who has taken a period of sick leave. Stand-in boss Ann Radmore was charged with restructuring hospitals under the 2010 Healthcare for... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Chief executive of financially beleaguered Kingston Hospital "on period of sick leave"Financially-stricken Kingston Hospital has appointed an interim chief executive
Chief executive of financially beleaguered Kingston Hospital "on period of sick leave"
Kingston Guardian / Posted 24 days ago
Financially-stricken Kingston Hospital has appointed an interim chief executive to take over from Kate Grimes, who has taken a period of sick leave. Stand-in boss Ann Radmore was charged with restructuring hospitals under the 2010 Healthcare for... Read more
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BBC News
Barclays' boss says banks should not be bailed out - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Barclays' boss says banks should not be bailed out
BBC News / Posted 24 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Barclays' boss says banks should not be bailed... Read more
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The Hindu
The return of ideologyTired of being fed the same bland diet in different forms, voters in the U.K.,
The return of ideology
The Hindu / Posted 26 days ago
Tired of being fed the same bland diet in different forms, voters in the U.K., unlike in India, are demanding clearer choices, and there is a clamour for more ideological politics If Indian voters were to be asked about their ideological... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
South African to try to persuade British to stay in EURyan Coetzee‚ the former DA MP and chief strategist who served as special advis
South African to try to persuade British to stay in EU
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 27 days ago
Ryan Coetzee‚ the former DA MP and chief strategist who served as special advisor to Western Cape premier Helen Zille and then as advisor to British deputy prime minister Nick Clegg until his recent electoral disaster‚ will be the director of... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Thomas: Difference between a debate and a presidential debateNext week, 10 Republican presidential candidates will gather on a stage in Clev
Thomas: Difference between a debate and a presidential debate
Northwest Herald / Posted 28 days ago
Next week, 10 Republican presidential candidates will gather on a stage in Cleveland, Ohio, behind podiums like “Jeopardy” contestants. With so many candidates having so little time, little useful information will be dispensed. More likely, the... Read more
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Independent
Calais migrant crisis: We should pull our weight to deal with this crisis, Tim Farron tells PMIn a letter to the Prime Minister posted yesterday, Mr Farron said: “I am writi
Calais migrant crisis: We should pull our weight to deal with this crisis, Tim Farron tells PM
Independent / Posted 28 days ago
In a letter to the Prime Minister posted yesterday, Mr Farron said: “I am writing to ask that you look again at committing the UK Government to the European Union Committee’s draft proposals on relocation of the most vulnerable migrants from Italy... Read more
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FOX News
For winning debate formula, look to BritainWhen it comes to debates, the Oxford Union, which bills itself as the "world's
For winning debate formula, look to Britain
FOX News / Posted 28 days ago
When it comes to debates, the Oxford Union, which bills itself as the "world's most prestigious debating society," remains the gold standard. Begun in 1823, The Union, in modern times, has hosted debates that have included such luminaries as Ronald... Read more
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