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  • Hastings council leader hails budget as 'a year off from cuts' 22 Feb 2018 18:47 Hastings Today Hastings council leader Peter Chowney has welcomed a ‘year off from cuts’ as the council passed its annual budget this week. At a meeting last night (Wednesday, February 21), Hastings Borough councillors agreed to pass the Labour group's proposed …
  • Jeremy Corbyn is heading for big victories in London 22 Feb 2018 12:53 New Statesman Queen Mary’s Mile End Institute has released their latest wave of polling of the capital, and as ever there is a lot of interest in there. The Conservatives are headed for a world of hurt in the capital The headline news is that the Conservatives are …
  • Conservative faction calls on Theresa May for a quick Brexit 22 Feb 2018 11:59 Business Day London — More than 60 Conservative legislators have written to Theresa May demanding a quick, clean break from the EU, adding pressure on the prime minister before her ministers meet to decide Britain’s negotiating position. Members of the hard-line …
  • Did Jeremy Corbyn Meet with Communist Spies? 22 Feb 2018 10:32 The American Thinker Jeremy Corbyn, the British leader of the Opposition, has been embroiled in what's been called a "spy scandal."  This scandal involves Corbyn's alleged meetings with Czech "spies" in the 1980s. In terms of today's news and …
  • South Wales Echo letters: Thursday, February 22, 2018 22 Feb 2018 09:28 ICWales Wales should pursue a secular schools agenda Vicar’s daughter Theresa May and her new Education Minister Damian Hinds, a Catholic, intend to expand faith schools and remove the 50% quota cap in England. This is despite the fact that only 9% of the …
  • Theresa May is boxed into a corner on Brexit: Mirror Politics morning briefing 22 Feb 2018 09:05 Mirror The Prime Minister will today summon senior Cabinet ministers to Chequers and, in the words of David Davis, “lock them in a room” until they agree a plan for Brexit. This incarceration should have happened months ago for the criminal act of triggering …
  • Ngatjizeko too ill for office 22 Feb 2018 08:38 Namibian FORMER trade and industrialisation minister Immanuel Ngatjizeko has retired, two weeks after he was appointed presidential affairs minister. State House press secretary Alfredo Tjuirimo Hengari said in a statement yesterday that the decision to retire was …
  • “Promises are not enough”: why a court ruling shows the government cannot be trusted on air pollution 22 Feb 2018 08:28 New Statesman Queen Mary’s Mile End Institute has released their latest wave of polling of the capital, and as ever there is a lot of interest in there. The Conservatives are headed for a world of hurt in the capital The headline news is that the Conservatives are …
  • City Labour MP leads Parliamentary committee hearing on modern slavery 22 Feb 2018 06:45 Portsmouth Today A CITY MP led a parliamentary committee hearing on modern slavery. Labour MP for Portsmouth South, Stephen Morgan, yesterday spearheaded a meeting of the Public Accounts Committee alongside party peer for Don Valley, Caroline Flint. In a tweet published …
  • Fine Gael, Fine Fáil figures will not mount presidential challenge 22 Feb 2018 05:06 Irish Times Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil figures who have been linked with a run for the presidency say they will not mount a challenge if Michael D Higgins seeks a second term. The comments from Seán Kelly, the former GAA president and current Fine Gael MEP for Ireland …
  • Parliament: Questions and Answers - Feb 22 22 Feb 2018 04:46 Scoop Thursday, 22 February 2018, 4:46 pm Press Release: Hansard ORAL QUESTIONS QUESTIONS TO MINISTERS Question No 1—Prime Minister 1. Hon PAULA BENNETT (Deputy Leader—National) to the Prime Minister: Does she have confidence in all of her Ministers? Rt Hon …
  • 10 quick questions: The National Party leadership contenders 22 Feb 2018 03:12 TVNZ Meet the contenders vying for the National Party's top spot for the leader of New Zealand's biggest party, and to lead the Opposition. MPs Judith Collins, Simon Bridges, Amy Adams, Mark Mitchell and Steven Joyce will go head to head next Tuesday, …
  • Labour MP attacked and mugged on way home from Parliament 22 Feb 2018 01:31 The Independent 1/50 20 February 2018 Members of the Syrian civil defence evacuate an injured civilian on a stretcher from an area hit by a reported regime air strike in the rebel-held town of Saqba, in the besieged Eastern Ghouta region on the outskirts of the …
  • Theresa May: Press must shine a light in dark corners 22 Feb 2018 00:22 Charleston Daily Mail Theresa May last night made a staunch defence of a free Press as she condemned Jeremy Corbyn’s attempts to blame journalists for the Cold War spy row. She said it was newspapers’ duty to ‘shine a light into dark corners and ask awkward questions’. The …
  • The Nationals: Do voters a favour, get party back to its roots 21 Feb 2018 20:37 Age One a liar, always a liar? Supporters of Barnaby Joyce have played down his actions by arguing that many relationships end in divorce and that his personal life is not relevant to his political life. This is only true up to a point. If his marriage had …
  • Over 40 candidates nominated to contest Grenada general election 21 Feb 2018 19:41 Daily Nation Dr Keith Mitchell (FP) ST GEORGE’S –  Forty-five political candidates were nominated here on Tuesday – Nomination Day –  to contest the March 13 general election. The majority of the candidates will represent the ruling New National Party (NNP) and the …
  • Back in Laurie Penny’s flat, I become prey to some gloomy imaginings 21 Feb 2018 18:16 New Statesman A community energy company in Nottingham, a credit union in Oldham and, yes, Britain's most popular purveyor of wine coolers. No, this is not another diatribe about about consumer rip-offs. Quite the opposite – this esoteric range of innovative …
  • Labour’s renationalisation plans look nothing like the 1970s 21 Feb 2018 18:13 New Statesman A community energy company in Nottingham, a credit union in Oldham and, yes, Britain's most popular purveyor of wine coolers. No, this is not another diatribe about about consumer rip-offs. Quite the opposite – this esoteric range of innovative …
  • Watch: Brexit minister in disastrous car-crash interview over Corbyn smear 21 Feb 2018 18:10 New Statesman A community energy company in Nottingham, a credit union in Oldham and, yes, Britain's most popular purveyor of wine coolers. No, this is not another diatribe about about consumer rip-offs. Quite the opposite – this esoteric range of innovative …
  • Here’s what we’re all missing about the polls 21 Feb 2018 18:08 New Statesman A community energy company in Nottingham, a credit union in Oldham and, yes, Britain's most popular purveyor of wine coolers. No, this is not another diatribe about about consumer rip-offs. Quite the opposite – this esoteric range of innovative …