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  1. Gordon brown attacks "dangerous and insidious" English nationalismRead the original story w/Photo

    21 min ago | Evening Times

    ... the Scottish national card, there's no doubt about it, but instead of playing the British unity card the Conservatives decided to play at the general election the English nationalism card. "All this was designed to give the idea that there was a ...

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  2. SNP : Theresa May's EU migrant crackdown 'putting ambition before the economy'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    ... students who want to stay on after their course finishes. The figures are all the more embarrassing for the Conservatives because David Cameron has publicly said that he wants to reduce net migration to below 100,000. Mrs May will expected a ...

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  3. Soldier who carried Princess Diana's coffin at funeral says...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Mirror.co.uk

    Ex-Welsh Guardsman Phil Bartlett, 41, attempted suicide after being discharged from the Army - and says David Cameron has rejected him A former soldier who carried Princess Diana's coffin at her funeral has slammed David Cameron's government for allowing him to be "tossed aside" after he lost a leg in Afghanistan. Phil Bartlett, 41, has hit out at the Tories for the way he has been treated since leaving the Army following 20 years of service in Afghanistan, Iraq and Northern Ireland.

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  4. Stansted Airport luggage screeners to strike on Bank Holiday MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... itie Group PLC's chief executive, Ruby McGregor-Smith, was included in the list of new peers nominated by the Conservatives last week.

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  5. Most voters 'want wholly-elected House of Lords'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bury Times

    The survey, carried out before last week's controversial appointment of another 45 party-political peers, found 52% thought lawmakers "should always be elected" - with only 28% preferring the "experience and knowledge" of the appointed second chamber. David Cameron, who faced fire for sending dozens of "cronies" to the upper House, is said by Downing Street to remain "open" to reform despite seeing a 2012 effort roundly rebuffed by a huge rebellion of Tory MPs.

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  6. UK poll shows two-thirds of people feel they have hardly any or no...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... shows the scale of people's disillusionment with the voting system after the general election, in which the Conservatives won a majority in the House of Commons on just 37 per cent of the UK vote. Only 26 per cent agree that "the way votes translate ...

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  7. Falklands war was Tory plot and men died for Margaret Thatcher says Jeremy CorbynRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    Falklands war was Tory plot - and jobless men died for Thatcher, says Jeremy Corbyn: Labour leadership hopeful refused to offer 'loyal support' for British troops fighting to liberate the islands Jeremy Corbyn's leadership credentials come under renewed attack today after it emerged that he branded the Falklands War a 'Tory plot' in which 'unemployed men' were sent to die Jeremy Corbyn's leadership credentials come under renewed attack today after it emerged that he branded the Falklands War a 'Tory plot' in which 'unemployed men' were sent to die. Mr Corbyn, the favourite to take over as Labour's leader, said Britain was wrong to send a taskforce to liberate the UK overseas territory after Argentina's invasion in 1982.

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  8. Stella Creasy: 'Housing is the absolute top priority' for Labour partyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Independent

    Mark Leftly is political correspondent at The Independent on Sunday and associate business editor across the Independent titles. He writes a weekly column, Parliamentary Business, published on a Wednesday, that covers politics and the City.

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  9. Comment: One-party state scarier than Corbyn-maniaRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    L ABOUR clearly lost the last election and the confidence of the business community along the way because under Ed Miliband the party was insufficiently left-wing. You have to laugh.

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  10. Ex-Army head: PM is to blame for rise of ISIS: Damning accusation...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Ex-Army head: PM is to blame for rise of ISIS: Damning accusation by Chief of Staff in explosive new Cameron biography The former head of Britain's Armed Forces has blamed David Cameron for the rise of Islamic State, saying he lacked 'the balls' to crush them militarily when they first emerged as a threat. In a scathing attack on Cameron's record on Libya and Syria, General Sir David Richards, ex-chief of the defence staff, said the Prime Minister was more interested in pursuing a 'Notting Hill liberal agenda' than showing serious 'statecraft'.

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  11. David Cameron's text to Boris Johnson: The next PM will be Ed...Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... and his effortless playing to the gallery. Cameron and Osborne, in contrast, are under great pressure. The Conservatives do badly in the local elections. Johnson thinks seriously about taking on Cameron but knows that his re-election in London makes ...

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  12. Migrants, extremists and the X FactorRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... - who says he's been abandoned by the Army since losing a leg. According to the Independent on Sunday, the Conservatives are planning a "motoring revolution" that will reform road regulations. Test centres will be closed, the age at which drivers ...

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  13. House of Lords in zero-hour jobs shame as new peers pocket A 300 a dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mirror.co.uk

    The House of Lords has been plunged into fresh shame after embracing the tyranny of zero-hours jobs for almost 60 staff. While wealthy peers-for-life pocket up to 300 a day for just turning up, scores of employees wait to be called in at short notice on a "no work, no pay" basis, without job security or even the safety net of paid redundancy.

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  14. Working For You: Margaret Ferrier MPRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    In that short space of time we've seen the Tories bulldoze through sound policy faster than they can sell off social housing. So far they've managed to scrap child poverty targets, slash working tax credits, cut support for renewables, target trade unions to deny workers' rights, trash freedom of information and ignore the overwhelming mandate that the SNP hold in Scotland.

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  15. Sharp rise in Scots seeking university place in EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Sunday Herald

    ... in Scotland to ensure we continue to increase the number of places available here." Meanwhile, the Scottish Conservatives said the figures published by university and college admissions body Ucas showed Scotland was lagging significantly behind the ...

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  16. David Cameron: we can't allow migrants to break into the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 15 | Sunday Herald

    Illegal immigrants are trying to "break in" to the UK, David Cameron has claimed as he defended his description of the flow of people across the Mediterranean as a "swarm". The Prime Minister said many of those attempting to get into the UK were doing so for economic reasons and he was determined to make sure the border was secure.

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  17. ConstanceHOMERead the original story

    Jan 19, 2011 | American Reporter

    The new British coalition government of Conservatives and Liberal Democrats has announced tough new measures to control immigration, including a halt to acceptance of applications for Tier 1 general immigration and making student visas harder to obtain, tuition fees vastly more expensive and jobs to pay the fees far more difficult to find. The ban on Tier 1 "is to ensure that we do not exceed the limit set by the government for issued Tier 1 applications" between July 19, 2010 and April 5, 2011, the United Kingdom Border Agency said in its latest announcement.

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  18. Andrew Coyne: Spend all that money, Mr. Trudeau? Why and on what?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Edmonton Journal

    ... only a taboo until it isn't. But that doesn't mean it's a good idea. No, it won't "wreck" the economy, as the Conservatives would have you believe - any more than it will it "kick start" the economy, to use verb the Liberals might prefer. Government ...

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  19. In a strange landRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Politicalbetting.com

    ... he does not obviously have a plan to deal with any of these. Against this background, you would expect the Conservatives to be suffering in the polls. Far from it. Labour take a more pro-immigration approach than the Conservatives, so are poorly ...

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  20. Outrage As UK 'Senate' Numbers Increase To 826Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Townhall

    Britain's upper parliamentary chamber, the House of Lords, has increased in size once again after the Prime Minister appointed another raft of "cronies" to it. David Cameron was accused of packing the House after he appointed 45 new peers in one go, including 26 former Conservative ministers and aides.

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