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The Washington Times
Hillary Clinton email reveal: John Boehner ‘alcoholic,’ adviser claimsIn one of the newly-released emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodh
Hillary Clinton email reveal: John Boehner ‘alcoholic,’ adviser claims
The Washington Times / Posted 50 minutes ago
In one of the newly-released emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, longtime Clinton confidante Sidney Blumenthal calls House Speaker John A. Boehner “alcoholic” and “lazy” and said he is despised by younger Republicans in the... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Gamrat and Courser misused state resources, could be expelled from officeLansing, MI -- A new report from the House Business Office has been released. T
Gamrat and Courser misused state resources, could be expelled from office
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 56 minutes ago
Lansing, MI -- A new report from the House Business Office has been released. The report details dozens of pages documenting alleged misconducted by Reps. Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat. "It's the appropriate move to create a committee to look into... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Michigan House panel begins hearings on Reps. Courser, Gamrat fitness for officeThe hearings could last for weeks. In his report, the House Business Office sa
Michigan House panel begins hearings on Reps. Courser, Gamrat fitness for office
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted an hour ago
The hearings could last for weeks. In his report, the House Business Office said Courser and Gamrat engaged in numerous instances of deceptive and "outright dishonest" misconduct in an attempted cover-up, in which public resources were misused and... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Committee Begins Further Investigation into Courser & GamratThe House Business office presented evidence to a select committee Tuesday morn
Committee Begins Further Investigation into Courser & Gamrat
News 10 WILX / Posted an hour ago
The House Business office presented evidence to a select committee Tuesday morning for review. The brief meeting established rules for the committee, oaths will be used as necessary. Representatives Courser and Gamrat are free to come forward, but... Read more
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Grand Haven Tribune
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-upThe report by the House Business Office said Republican Reps. Todd Courser of L
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-up
Grand Haven Tribune / Posted 3 hours ago
The report by the House Business Office said Republican Reps. Todd Courser of Lapeer and Cindy Gamrat of Plainwell were "not credible witnesses" in interviews and found that wrongdoing extended beyond their relationship to improperly using state... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Hearings begin to decide whether lawmakers Courser, Gamrat fit for officeA Michigan legislative committee is beginning rare disciplinary hearings for tw
Hearings begin to decide whether lawmakers Courser, Gamrat fit for office
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 4 hours ago
A Michigan legislative committee is beginning rare disciplinary hearings for two lawmakers who are accused of misusing public resources to hide an extramarital affair. The special six-member panel will convene for the first time today at the Capitol... Read more
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FOX News
Longtime Clinton adviser Blumenthal slammed Boehner as 'alcoholic' and 'lazy' in emailA longtime confidante of Hillary Clinton dismissed House Speaker John Boehner a
Longtime Clinton adviser Blumenthal slammed Boehner as 'alcoholic' and 'lazy' in email
FOX News / Posted 5 hours ago
A longtime confidante of Hillary Clinton dismissed House Speaker John Boehner as "louche, alcoholic, and lazy" in an email to Clinton's personal account that was released by the State Department late Monday. The email sent by Sidney Blumenthal on... Read more
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The Iron Mountain Daily News
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-upLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair eng
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-up
The Iron Mountain Daily News / Posted 9 hours ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair engaged in numerous instances of deceptive and "outright dishonest" misconduct in an attempted cover-up, in which public resources were misused and constituents were treated... Read more
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The Alpena News
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-upLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair eng
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-up
The Alpena News / Posted 9 hours ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair engaged in numerous instances of deceptive and "outright dishonest" misconduct in an attempted cover-up, in which public resources were misused and constituents were treated... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Culture minister was picked 'to be hard on the BBC'Mr Cameron reportedly told Mr Whittingdale, who as chairman of the Commons cult
Culture minister was picked 'to be hard on the BBC'
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 hours ago
Mr Cameron reportedly told Mr Whittingdale, who as chairman of the Commons culture select committee had regularly criticised the BBC, to “sort out” the corporation. BBC chiefs have repeatedly spoken out about a Government desire to cut the size of... Read more
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The Daily Mining Gazette
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-upLANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair eng
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-up
The Daily Mining Gazette / Posted 10 hours ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair engaged in numerous instances of deceptive and "outright dishonest" misconduct in an attempted cover-up, in which public resources were misused and constituents were treated... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-upLANSING, Mich. (AP) � Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair eng
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-up
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 11 hours ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) � Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair engaged in numerous instances of deceptive and "outright dishonest" misconduct in an attempted cover-up, in which public resources were misused and constituents were treated... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contractAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "ext
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contract
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 13 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" the prospect that the firm running the Abbot government's offshore detention centres will have its contract renewed after a Senate report revealed... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contractAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "ext
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contract
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 14 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" the prospect that the firm running the Abbot government's offshore detention centres will have its contract renewed after a Senate report revealed... Read more
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The Young Witness
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contractAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "ext
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contract
The Young Witness / Posted 14 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" the prospect that the firm running the Abbot government's offshore detention centres will have its contract renewed after a Senate report revealed... Read more
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Western Advocate
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contractAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "ext
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contract
Western Advocate / Posted 14 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" the prospect that the firm running the Abbot government's offshore detention centres will have its contract renewed after a Senate report revealed... Read more
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Kiama Independent
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contractAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "ext
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contract
Kiama Independent / Posted 14 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" the prospect that the firm running the Abbot government's offshore detention centres will have its contract renewed after a Senate report revealed... Read more
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Manning River Times
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contractAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "ext
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contract
Manning River Times / Posted 14 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" the prospect that the firm running the Abbot government's offshore detention centres will have its contract renewed after a Senate report revealed... Read more
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Goondiwindi Argus
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contractAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "ext
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contract
Goondiwindi Argus / Posted 14 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" the prospect that the firm running the Abbot government's offshore detention centres will have its contract renewed after a Senate report revealed... Read more
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The North West Star
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contractAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "ext
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contract
The North West Star / Posted 14 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" the prospect that the firm running the Abbot government's offshore detention centres will have its contract renewed after a Senate report revealed... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contractAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "ext
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contract
Daily Liberal / Posted 14 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" the prospect that the firm running the Abbot government's offshore detention centres will have its contract renewed after a Senate report revealed... Read more
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The Border Mail
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contractAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "ext
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contract
The Border Mail / Posted 14 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" the prospect that the firm running the Abbot government's offshore detention centres will have its contract renewed after a Senate report revealed... Read more
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Illawarra Mercury
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contractAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "ext
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contract
Illawarra Mercury / Posted 14 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" the prospect that the firm running the Abbot government's offshore detention centres will have its contract renewed after a Senate report revealed... Read more
31 related stories
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The Courier
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contractAustralian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "ext
Gillian Triggs attacks Transfield offshore detention centre contract
The Courier / Posted 14 hours ago
Australian Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has slammed as "extremely troubling" the prospect that the firm running the Abbot government's offshore detention centres will have its contract renewed after a Senate report revealed... Read more
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Ionia Sentinel-Standard
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-up Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair engaged in numerous ins
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-up
Ionia Sentinel-Standard / Posted 18 hours ago
Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair engaged in numerous instances of deceptive and "outright dishonest" misconduct in an attempted cover-up, in which public resources were... Read more
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WWMT 3 Kalamazoo
Report details evidence of misconduct by Michigan representativesLANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - It's a story that has rocked the State Capitol
Report details evidence of misconduct by Michigan representatives
WWMT 3 Kalamazoo / Posted 18 hours ago
LANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - It's a story that has rocked the State Capitol, as details of two state representatives caught up in a sex scandal have now been released. The House Business Office and Speaker Kevin Cotter's office released the... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Report: Michigan lawmakers Courser, Gamrat engaged in dishonest cover-upLANSING — Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair engaged in nume
Report: Michigan lawmakers Courser, Gamrat engaged in dishonest cover-up
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 18 hours ago
LANSING — Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair engaged in numerous instances of deceptive and "outright dishonest" misconduct in an attempted cover-up, in which public resources were misused and constituents were treated with a lack... Read more
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Independent
Energy companies more reliant on 'dirty' coal to produce electricity than they were a decade agoBritish Gas and SSE, which have over 40 per cent of the market between them, no
Energy companies more reliant on 'dirty' coal to produce electricity than they were a decade ago
Independent / Posted 20 hours ago
British Gas and SSE, which have over 40 per cent of the market between them, now use more coal to produce electricity than they did in 2005, new figures suggest. Experts said their reliance on coal – the dirtiest form of fossil fuel, which produces... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest coverLANSING, Mich. (AP) - Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair eng
Probe: Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover
New Jersey Herald / Posted 21 hours ago
LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair engaged in numerous instances of deceptive and "outright dishonest" misconduct in an attempted cover-up, in which public resources were misused and constituents were treated... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
House report: Reps Courser and Gamrat 'misused their office' to cover up affairRep. Todd Courser (left) and Rep. Cindy Gamrat LANSING, Mich. — State Represen
House report: Reps Courser and Gamrat 'misused their office' to cover up affair
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted 21 hours ago
Rep. Todd Courser (left) and Rep. Cindy Gamrat LANSING, Mich. — State Representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat “misused their office, their office staff and other state resources to cover-up an affair,” the report from the House Business Office... Read more
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Orange County Register
Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-up to be evaluatedLANSING, Mich. – Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair engaged
Michigan lawmakers engaged in dishonest cover-up to be evaluated
Orange County Register / Posted 21 hours ago
LANSING, Mich. – Two Michigan lawmakers who had an extramarital affair engaged in numerous instances of deceptive and “outright dishonest” misconduct in an attempted cover-up, in which public resources were misused and constituents were treated with... Read more
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News 10 WILX
Michigan House Business Office Releases Report on Gamrat/CourserThe Michigan House Business Office released a summary report of its findings in
Michigan House Business Office Releases Report on Gamrat/Courser
News 10 WILX / Posted 21 hours ago
The Michigan House Business Office released a summary report of its findings in the investigation of alleged misconduct from Representatives Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat. The report stated that the investigation found instances of misconduct, and... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Courser-Gamrat report expected todayI-94 COMING UP AT 6:44. BACK TO YOU GUYS. Evrod: 6:32 IS YOUR TIME. MISCONDUCT
Courser-Gamrat report expected today
ClickOnDetroit / Posted yesterday
I-94 COMING UP AT 6:44. BACK TO YOU GUYS. Evrod: 6:32 IS YOUR TIME. MISCONDUCT AND MISUSE OF TAXPAYER RESOURCES. THAT'S WHAT WAS UNCOVERED ABOUT THE TWO LAWMAKERS HAVING AN AFFAIR. Evrod: NICK MONACELLI EXPLAINS WHAT WE'LL LEARN TODAY ABOUT TODD... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Courser-Gamrat report expected today The State House is expected to release its report on allegations of official
Courser-Gamrat report expected today
ClickOnDetroit / Posted yesterday
The State House is expected to release its report on allegations of official misconduct on the part of Reps. Todd Courser and Cindy Gamrat. I-94 COMING UP AT 6:44. BACK TO YOU GUYS. Evrod: 6:32 IS YOUR TIME.... Read more
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express
Jeremy Corbyn calls death of 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden a 'tragedy' JEREMY CORBYN has been blasted for describing the death of 9/11 mastermind Os
Jeremy Corbyn calls death of 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden a 'tragedy'
express / Posted yesterday
JEREMY CORBYN has been blasted for describing the death of 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden as a “tragedy”. Jeremy Corbyn and Osama Bin Laden, whose death has been described as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Magufuli Hails Public Support, Stresses On UnityCHAMA Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Union presidential candidate, Dr John Magufuli, has h
Magufuli Hails Public Support, Stresses On Unity
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Union presidential candidate, Dr John Magufuli, has hailed the public support and reception he has thus far been receiving in his campaigns, saying that his aim was to unite the nation and ensure there is peace and... Read more
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The Age
Transfield should be 'disqualified' from running detention centres, Greens sayTransfield Services will continue managing detention centres on Nauru and Manus
Transfield should be 'disqualified' from running detention centres, Greens say
The Age / Posted yesterday
Transfield Services will continue managing detention centres on Nauru and Manus Island (pictured) for five more years. Photo: Supplied The Australian Greens have called for Transfield Services and Wilson Security to be "disqualified" from providing... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Senate committee calls for 'full audit' of Nauru abuse claimsNauru detention centre not safe for children, says Senate committee calling for
Senate committee calls for 'full audit' of Nauru abuse claims
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Nauru detention centre not safe for children, says Senate committee calling for full audit into abuse claims Photo: The recommendation comes after the Moss Review exposed alleged sexual exploitation of detainees — including children — by detention... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Heathrow Airport invites Merseyside firms to join its supply chainLondon’s Heathrow Airport is offering Merseyside firms an opportunity to join i
Heathrow Airport invites Merseyside firms to join its supply chain
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
London’s Heathrow Airport is offering Merseyside firms an opportunity to join its supply chain, ahead of its proposed £15.6bn runway extension. Now the Airports Commission has recommended the scheme ahead of rivals, Heathrow is looking to engage the... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Key’s threat to veto prematureMonday, 31 August 2015, 3:50 pmPress Release: New Zealand Labour Party31 August
Key’s threat to veto premature
Scoop.co.nz / Posted yesterday
Monday, 31 August 2015, 3:50 pmPress Release: New Zealand Labour Party31 August 2015 John Key’s threat that he might use a financial veto against the Bill that will introduce 26 weeks Paid... Read more
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Independent
The true cost of the Government's 'mad' apprenticeship targetsThe research shows that 60 per cent of all new apprentices are now studying for
The true cost of the Government's 'mad' apprenticeship targets
Independent / Posted yesterday
The research shows that 60 per cent of all new apprentices are now studying for qualifications worth no more than five GCSE passes. In contrast, less than 3 per cent of new apprenticeships were at the higher level – equivalent to a foundation... Read more
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express
US politician warns: Lifting sanctions against Iran will tarnish PM Cameron's reputation BRITAIN has been “hoodwinked” into lifting sanctions against Iran by agreeing
US politician warns: Lifting sanctions against Iran will tarnish PM Cameron's reputation
express / Posted yesterday
BRITAIN has been “hoodwinked” into lifting sanctions against Iran by agreeing to a flawed nuclear deal that will still allow the Islamic Republic to build a... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Adding insult to injuryIn the long and chequered history of legislative changes made by both sides of
Adding insult to injury
Otago Daily Times / Posted yesterday
In the long and chequered history of legislative changes made by both sides of the House, Thursday's passing into law of the Government's controversial Health and Safety Reform Bill surely takes the cake. Flawed to the point of being nonsensical in... Read more
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Independent
Ucas is harming social mobility by blocking data on poor students, says senior MPIain Wright, Labour chairman of the Business Innovation and Skills Select Commi
Ucas is harming social mobility by blocking data on poor students, says senior MP
Independent / Posted yesterday
Iain Wright, Labour chairman of the Business Innovation and Skills Select Committee, said Ucas is harming efforts to improve social mobility by blocking the release to academics of all the information it holds on students. The Commons committee,... Read more
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express
Row over BRITISH soldiers issued anti-malarial drug linked to suicide THE Ministry of Defence was at the centre of a fresh row over the use of a co
Row over BRITISH soldiers issued anti-malarial drug linked to suicide
express / Posted 2 days ago
THE Ministry of Defence was at the centre of a fresh row over the use of a controversial anti-malarial drug last night after issuing disingenuous reports suggesting that Lariam... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Q+A: David Seymour - Paid parental leave concessions costsSunday, 30 August 2015, 12:39 pmPress Release: TVNZQ+A: David Seymour - Paid pa
Q+A: David Seymour - Paid parental leave concessions costs
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
Sunday, 30 August 2015, 12:39 pmPress Release: TVNZQ+A: David Seymour - Paid parental leave concessions will cost $5-$10 millionQ + AEpisode 827SUE MORONEY, DAVID SEYMOURInterviewed by CORIN... Read more
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Independent
Rebekah Brooks return a 'massive two fingers' to phone-hacking victimsA formal announcement that Ms Brooks, who resigned in 2011 amid the phone-hacki
Rebekah Brooks return a 'massive two fingers' to phone-hacking victims
Independent / Posted 2 days ago
A formal announcement that Ms Brooks, who resigned in 2011 amid the phone-hacking scandal but was cleared last year of criminal charges, will retake control of the company that publishes The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times is expected in the next... Read more
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heraldscotland
'Hacked Off' criticises Rebekah Brooks' News International ReturnEvan Harris, joint executive director of Hacked Off, said: "This could only hap
'Hacked Off' criticises Rebekah Brooks' News International Return
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Evan Harris, joint executive director of Hacked Off, said: "This could only happen in a dynastic company where normal rules of corporate governance simply do not apply. "Mrs Brooks' successful defence at trial was that she was such an incompetent... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
HSBC: All payments hit by IT glitch now processedHSBC has said all of the 275,000 payments held up by an "unacceptable" IT glitc
HSBC: All payments hit by IT glitch now processed
EveningTimes Online / Posted 3 days ago
HSBC has said all of the 275,000 payments held up by an "unacceptable" IT glitch have now been processed. The failure yesterday left many workers without their monthly salaries going into the Bank Holiday weekend. HSBC said last night that 99% of... Read more
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heraldscotland
HSBC: All payments hit by IT glitch now processedA spokesman for the bank said: 'We have now processed all outstanding payments
HSBC: All payments hit by IT glitch now processed
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
A spokesman for the bank said: 'We have now processed all outstanding payments following yesterday's problems. "Any affected customers still experiencing issues with their account should contact their bank. "HSBC apologises again for the... Read more
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