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Channel 4 News
New peers: time for a constitutional commissionDanny Alexander, former Treasury Secretary, and Vince Cable, former Business Se
New peers: time for a constitutional commission
Channel 4 News / Posted 3 days ago
Danny Alexander, former Treasury Secretary, and Vince Cable, former Business Secretary in the former coalition government, are to be congratulated upon apparently refusing to trundle along to sit in the House of Lords. Although both are well enough... 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 3 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 3 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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Daily Record
Row as David Cameron hands peerages to Tory cronies Hague, Hogg and MoneThere’s also City fatcat James Lupton, who has handed the Tory party £2.8millio
Row as David Cameron hands peerages to Tory cronies Hague, Hogg and Mone
Daily Record / Posted 3 days ago
There’s also City fatcat James Lupton, who has handed the Tory party £2.8million, and former MP Sir George Young, who once described the homeless as “people you step over when you are coming out of the opera”. A motley crew of ex-MPs and... 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 3 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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heraldscotland
David Cameron accused of rewarding cronies with new peeragesAnother new member of the Lords, former science minister David Willetts once wr
David Cameron accused of rewarding cronies with new peerages
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
Another new member of the Lords, former science minister David Willetts once wrote a memo to Margaret Thatcher suggesting that Scotland had its “snout in the trough” of public spending. Documents released last year under the 30-year rule show that... 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 3 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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Independent
Government accused of closing the door on Eritrean refugees to hit targetsOfficial figures published showed that net migration has risen to a record 330,
Government accused of closing the door on Eritrean refugees to hit targets
Independent / Posted 3 days ago
Official figures published showed that net migration has risen to a record 330,000 a year – way above David Cameron’s target of under 100,000. They revealed that most claims for asylum in Britain in the 12 months to June were by Eritrean nationals... 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 4 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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The Inverness Courier
Arise, Sir DannyFormer Inverness and Nairn Lib Dem MP Danny Alexander has been given a knightho
Arise, Sir Danny
The Inverness Courier / Posted 4 days ago
Former Inverness and Nairn Lib Dem MP Danny Alexander has been given a knighthood in the dissolution honours list. The former chief secretary to the Treasury, who was defeated by the SNP’s Drew Hendry at May’s general election, receives the honour... Read more
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Evening Standard
Tory grandee who claimed expenses for moat cleaning given peerageTory grandee Douglas Hogg, who claimed £2,200 on expenses to clean his moat, wa
Tory grandee who claimed expenses for moat cleaning given peerage
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Tory grandee Douglas Hogg, who claimed £2,200 on expenses to clean his moat, was today handed a seat in the House of Lords. David Cameron risked controversy by honouring the ex-MP who became a byword for the 2009 expenses scandal and stepped down... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Michelle Mone made a Tory peerMichelle Mone said she was "honoured and humbled" to have been made a Tory peer
Michelle Mone made a Tory peer
EveningTimes Online / Posted 4 days ago
Michelle Mone said she was "honoured and humbled" to have been made a Tory peer. The Scottish businesswoman's name was included on the Dissolution Honours list despite recent controversy over her new role as a government advisor. The entrepreneur... Read more
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heraldscotland
Michelle Mone "humbled" to be made a Tory peerHer elevation comes despite a raft of criticism over her recent appointment as
Michelle Mone "humbled" to be made a Tory peer
heraldscotland / Posted 4 days ago
Her elevation comes despite a raft of criticism over her recent appointment as business czar to a government review designed to get young people in deprived areas into business. One multi-millionaire had written to David Cameron urging him not to... Read more
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Evening Standard
Dame Tessa Jowell to be awarded peerageDame Tessa Jowell is to be awarded a peerage. The former Olympics Minister’s e
Dame Tessa Jowell to be awarded peerage
Evening Standard / Posted 4 days ago
Dame Tessa Jowell is to be awarded a peerage. The former Olympics Minister’s elevation to the House of Lords comes at the same time as she is campaigning to become the capital’s next Mayor. Her name was put forward by ex-Labour leader Ed Miliband... Read more
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express
David Cameron faces cronyism accusations over Tory peerages DAVID Cameron faces further allegations of cronyism ahead of the announcement
David Cameron faces cronyism accusations over Tory peerages
express / Posted 4 days ago
DAVID Cameron faces further allegations of cronyism ahead of the announcement of a string of peerages for Tory advisors and donors. Cameron will face more accusations of cronyism ahead of... Read more
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Shropshire Star
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages « Shropshire StarThe Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 4 days ago
The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours list. Others mooted for elevation to the chamber include former Downing Street policy director James O'Shaughnessy, and... Read more
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Hampshire Chronicle
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Hampshire Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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This is Oxfordshire
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
This is Oxfordshire / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Lancashire Telegraph
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Lancashire Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Northern Echo
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesThey are likely to be among dozens of new peers, mostly Conservatives, unveiled
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Northern Echo / Posted 4 days ago
They are likely to be among dozens of new peers, mostly Conservatives, unveiled alongside a list of other honours. However, according to the Daily Telegraph seven nominations have been blocked by Whitehall's appointments committee because they were... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Kingston Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Oxford Mail
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Streatham Guardian
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Streatham Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Bury Times
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Bury Times / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Gazette
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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guardian-series
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
guardian-series / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Harrow Times
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Harrow Times / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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This is West Country
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
This is West Country / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Gazette News
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Gazette News / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Bolton News
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Bolton News / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages Dozens of new peers, mostly Conservatives, are set to enter the House of Lord
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Dozens of new peers, mostly Conservatives, are set to enter the House of Lords David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peeragesDavid Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a str
David Cameron faces cronyism claims over Tory peerages
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
David Cameron is preparing to brave accusations of cronyism by announcing a string of peerages for Tory advisers and donors. The Prime Minister is expected to send his 'gatekeeper' Kate Fall to the House of Lords as part of the dissolution honours... Read more
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heraldscotland
Cameron poised for controversy with appointment of another 50 peersThe size of the Upper Chamber, second only to China’s National People’s Congres
Cameron poised for controversy with appointment of another 50 peers
heraldscotland / Posted 7 days ago
The size of the Upper Chamber, second only to China’s National People’s Congress, is about to expand by up to another 50 ermine-clad notables, raising the total to around 830; substantially more than their elected brethren in the House of Commons,... Read more
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Computer Business Review
Open Data, Innovation and ValueMichael Kearney, product marketing specialist at Encompass, looks at how to der
Open Data, Innovation and Value
Computer Business Review / Posted 7 days ago
Michael Kearney, product marketing specialist at Encompass, looks at how to derive value from open data. The UK is in the vanguard of open data. Sirs Tim Berners-Lee and Nigel Shadbolt founded the Open Data Institute as a catalyst for "the evolution... Read more
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Online Recruitment
Why businesses must continue pushing the envelope on talent retentionNetflix has been making waves with its new parental leave policy, offering unli
Why businesses must continue pushing the envelope on talent retention
Online Recruitment / Posted 7 days ago
Netflix has been making waves with its new parental leave policy, offering unlimited leave for new mothers and fathers in the first year after their child’s birth or adoption. Julie Windsor, Managing Director at Talentia Software UK, discusses why... Read more
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Independent
Ian Livingstone interview: Tomb Raider creator on Lara Croft 20 years on and claims that video games harm childrenWherever it is computer games go next, it’s clear that the UK, which houses 1,9
Ian Livingstone interview: Tomb Raider creator on Lara Croft 20 years on and claims that video games harm children
Independent / Posted 7 days ago
Wherever it is computer games go next, it’s clear that the UK, which houses 1,900 development studios, is as good at creating games as it is at playing them – from Manic Miner to Moshi Monsters. It’s an industry for which Livingstone, 65, is a... Read more
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Londonist
Bill Bryson And Sandi Toksvig To Appear At Write On KewSandi Toksvig introduces her new book. Photo: RBG Kew Whether you're into arch
Bill Bryson And Sandi Toksvig To Appear At Write On Kew
Londonist / Posted 11 days ago
Sandi Toksvig introduces her new book. Photo: RBG Kew Whether you're into architecture, wildlife, the British economy or a good old fashioned novel, Write On Kew, the literature festival taking place at Kew Gardens in September, has something for... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Richard E Grant and Doctor Who's Steven Moffat among new names added to Write on Kew literary festivalStar names have been added to the bill for next month’s Write on Kew literary f
Richard E Grant and Doctor Who's Steven Moffat among new names added to Write on Kew literary festival
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Star names have been added to the bill for next month’s Write on Kew literary festival. Richard E Grant, Doctor Who mastermind Steven Moffat and former Twickenham MP Vince Cable are among the newly announced names for the inaugural autumn festival... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Richard E Grant and Doctor Who's Steven Moffat among new names added to Write on Kew literary festivalStar names have been added to the bill for next month’s Write on Kew literary f
Richard E Grant and Doctor Who's Steven Moffat among new names added to Write on Kew literary festival
Kingston Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
Star names have been added to the bill for next month’s Write on Kew literary festival. Richard E Grant, Doctor Who mastermind Steven Moffat and former Twickenham MP Vince Cable are among the newly announced names for the inaugural autumn festival... Read more
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iol.co.za
Corporate pay gap widens in UKLondon - The pay of the bosses of Britain's top companies continued to stretch
Corporate pay gap widens in UK
iol.co.za / Posted 14 days ago
London - The pay of the bosses of Britain's top companies continued to stretch away from that of the rest of society in 2014, with the average FTSE 100 chief executive earning 183 times as much as typical UK workers. The High Pay Centre pressure... Read more
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Evening Standard
FTSE 100 bosses' pay rises to 183 times ordinary workers' salariesThe bosses of Britain's blue-chip companies saw their pay rise last year and no
FTSE 100 bosses' pay rises to 183 times ordinary workers' salaries
Evening Standard / Posted 14 days ago
The bosses of Britain's blue-chip companies saw their pay rise last year and now earn 183 times as much as ordinary workers, new research has shown. The chief executives of the country's top 100 companies received on average £4.964 million in pay in... Read more
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Independent
Britain's blue-chip bosses paid 183 times more than average workerThe High Pay Centre pressure group has crunched the numbers from the company re
Britain's blue-chip bosses paid 183 times more than average worker
Independent / Posted 14 days ago
The High Pay Centre pressure group has crunched the numbers from the company reports of the UK’s largest firms and found that average total pay for a chief executive climbed to £4.964m. That’s up slightly from the average £4.923m remuneration package... Read more
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Northern Echo
Pulman, Bryson, Laverne, Cable, Portas - top names for Durham Book FestivalPHILIP Pullman, Bill Bryson and Lauren Laverne are among the headline names at
Pulman, Bryson, Laverne, Cable, Portas - top names for Durham Book Festival
Northern Echo / Posted 19 days ago
PHILIP Pullman, Bill Bryson and Lauren Laverne are among the headline names at the North-East’s biggest book festival this October. The line-up for the Durham Book Festival, announced today (Wednesday, August 12) also includes ‘Queen of Shops’ Mary... 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 20 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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Norwich Evening News 24
Emma Healey and Vince Cable are among those taking part in the UEA’s Autumn Literature Festival The University of East Anglia's Autumn Literature Festival. Pictured is Emma
Emma Healey and Vince Cable are among those taking part in the UEA’s Autumn Literature Festival
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted 20 days ago
The University of East Anglia's Autumn Literature Festival. Pictured is Emma Healey. Norfolk novelist Emma Healey and former business secretary Vince... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Emma Healey and Vince Cable are among those taking part in the UEA’s Autumn Literature Festival The University of East Anglia's Autumn Literature Festival. Pictured is Emma
Emma Healey and Vince Cable are among those taking part in the UEA’s Autumn Literature Festival
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 20 days ago
The University of East Anglia's Autumn Literature Festival. Pictured is Emma Healey. Norfolk novelist Emma Healey and former business secretary Vince... 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 21 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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