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  1. Theresa May has 'general prejudice' against Chinese funding and...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Theresa May holds a "general prejudice" against Chinese investment in Britain and objected to plans for the Hinkley Point nuclear power plant when she was home secretary, a former minister has suggested. Liberal Democrat Business Secretary Vince Cable looks on after he lost his Twickenham seat to the Conservatives at Richmond Upon Thames College, Richmond.


  2. Lefties loathe him but the truth is Nigel Farage changed historyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Canadian Content

    The truth is that the liberal elite have always tried to depict him as a buffoon. But that was a fatal mistake.


  3. Residents lose the Right to Buy as Thatcher's flagship policy is scrappedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    HAILED as creating a "property-owning democracy", it was a cornerstone of Margaret Thatcher's "social revolution", spurring half a million Scots families on to purchasing their cut-price council home. But after nearly four decades, Right to Buy comes to an end in Scotland, a policy which changed the social fabric north of the Border by almost doubling the number of home owners.


  4. Britain: It is a war between the majority of MPs and the majority of Labour Party membersRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    "It is a war between the majority of [Labour] MPs and the overwhelming majority of Labour Party members - hundreds and thousands of them," says Kate Hudson, the national secretary of English party Left Unity, on the struggle over Jeremy Corbyn's leadership of the Labour Party. Hudson, who is also general secretary for the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, was speaking to Melbourne community radio station 3CR's Solidarity Breakfast show on July 23. Hudson explained the backdrop to the attempt by right-wing MPs to remove Corbyn, who was elected leader on a strong anti-austerity platform last September with a record 59% mandate.


  5. Time to put UK primaries to bedRead the original story

    9 hrs ago |

    ... would have been quite so sanguine about an outcome decided solely by MPs. And yet the contrast is clear. The Conservatives replaced their leader with little fuss and selected an obviously capable individual to the role, while Labour is engaging in a ...


  6. Geoff Beattie: An economic model on our doorstepRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    There is a small Celtic country on the fringes of Europe which is very firmly part of the European Union. Opinion polls show it is, in fact, one of the most enthusiastic members, with only 14 per cent of the population having negative opinions about the EU and its institutions.


  7. It keeps out fascists! The utterly biased case for why everybody...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    ... . It throws bums out Canadians don't just vote out governments, they vote them the hell out; the Progressive Conservatives reduced to two seats in 1993, the B.C. NDP reduced to two seats in 2001, etc. But under a system in which the share of MPs ...


  8. 24V_Fotolia_52773626_Subscription_XXL_21_06_2013T120215Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    ... . It throws bums out Canadians don't just vote out governments, they vote them the hell out; the Progressive Conservatives reduced to two seats in 1993, the B.C. NDP reduced to two seats in 2001, etc. But under a system in which the share of MPs ...


  9. United Kingdom government casts doubt on Hinkley Point France-China nuclear power stationRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Echo

    The sudden decision to put on hold the A 18bn contract for a new nuclear power plant at Hinkley Point is "bewildering and bonkers", a furious union official has said. "Today's announcement that Hinkley Point C will be progressing we hope signals the start of a resurgence that may encourage other nuclear development projects in the United Kingdom, including small modular reactors".


  10. Paris Gourtsoyannis: Dugdale's US insight handy at HolyroodRead the original story

    17 hrs ago |

    Game of Thrones may have the dragons, but US presidential nominating conventions have been as good as any box-set binge over the past fortnight. One democratic insurgency has overthrown the Republican establishment, while another erupted in angry protest after failing to stop Hillary Clinton becoming the woman with a chance of taking the White House.


  11. Tall People Vote Conservative, Says New StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... conservative." Specifically, the researchers report that a one-inch increase in height increases support for Conservatives by 0.6 percent. It is a well-known in the social science literature that taller people tend to make more money. The ...


  12. Optimistic Corbyn insists Labour under his leadership could unite and win snap general electionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    A "very optimistic" Jeremy Corbyn has insisted that a Labour Party under his leadership would unite, "go for it" and win a snap general election if Theresa May dared to call one. His bold assertion came in a week when two opinion polls gave the Conservatives leads over Labour of 16 points and 10 points while one snapshot suggested 29 per cent of Labour voters, some 2.7 million people, preferred the Tory leader as Prime Minister to Mr Corbyn.


  13. Turkey coup: Lib Dems urge Nato suspension after press crackdownRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... due process and avoid indiscriminate reprisals. But the Lib Dems, who served in coalition government with the Conservatives between 2010 and 2015 but were reduced to eight MPs at the last election, have urged Nato to act. Tom Brake, the party's ...


  14. Former Kingston MP Ed Davey calls on Government to deliver on 'much needed' nuclear power plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    ... and bonkers". Mr Davey added: "Theresa May was involved in the cabinet that made the decision. The Conservatives were the champions of nuclear, the Tories were the cheerleaders. "It wasn't just me negotiating, I made sure that cross-government ...


  15. Democracy in actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Wiltshire Times

    IN response to a letter printed in the Wiltshire Times under the heading 'Realising the truth' from Pat Hayes, he/she appears to be yet another person unable to understand the meaning of democracy. There was nothing spiteful in my previous letter which he/she is complaining about - it was entirely factual.


  16. Brexit Boost for Scotland's Wacky War of IndependenceRead the original story

    Yesterday | Dissident Voice

    A month on from the Brexit vote and Scotland's EU-smitten First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, continues to stamp her foot in frustration. But hopefully, after her frantic tour of European capitals pleading for Scotland to remain a vassal of the EU one way or another, the absurdity of her stance is beginning to dawn on her.


  17. Will the United Kingdom Have a Snap Election This Year?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Time

    ... Liberal Democrats 8%. The 12-point gap between the two largest parties is the biggest advantage the Conservatives have held since May's predecessor, David Cameron, took power more than six years ago. The poll signals a sense of confidence in May's ...


  18. Sarah Olney will be the Liberal Democrats' candidate for Richmond ParkRead the original story

    Yesterday | Richmond and Twickenham Times

    ... push for greater action to improve air quality in the constituency. "Nationally the country is in crisis. The Conservatives are focused entirely on taking us out of Europe while the economy worsens, threatening jobs, public services and our efforts ...


  19. Solving the border issue is recognised as an argument against a clean break with the EURead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Slugger O'Toole

    ... ( also dramatically exposed in the last minute postponement of the Hinkley Point deal ) arises because the Conservatives had intended to take the two months between David Cameron's notice to quit and the election of new prime minister by the ...


  20. Theresa May: The Hillary Clinton of Great Britain?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Salon

    ... never elected a woman to head the party). The first, of course, was Margaret Thatcher, a leader from whom the Conservatives have never quite recovered. The obvious comparisons have been made. Pundits were quick to point to May's imperious PMQs ...