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1 hr ago | Indy Media

The Slime Ministers of Great Britain

THE SLIME MINISTERS OF GREAT BRITAIN Michael Dickinson The British Establishment is jittery at the moment.

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Related Topix: World News, Prince Charles, Israel, Middle East

5 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Record View: Whether we like it or not - Scotland needs immigrants to bolster economy

SCOTS would be more open to immigration if they felt secure about public service funding and job prospects says RECORD VIEW We asked people if they would want more immigration in an independent Scotland and an overwhelming majority said they did not.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Washington Post

Wind Power Opposition May Cost U.K. Conservatives, Poll Shows

Britain's ruling Conservative Party may lose votes in next year's general election because of its opposition to onshore wind power, a poll by ComRes commissioned by the RenewableUK industry group showed.

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Related Topix: Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Alternative Energy, Energy, Science / Technology

The Globe and Mail

British PM David Cameron is worst leader, except for all the others

British Prime Minister David Cameron, in a September, 2013, photo, has been dogged by scandal, but Labour and the Liberal Democrats have been unable to capitalize according to public opinion polls.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Labour Party (UK)

Mirror.co.uk

Wealthy tax dodgers are Britain's REAL wreckers and that's the long and short of it

Mirror columnist Brian Reade wonders why the scorn aimed at striking public sector workers from Tories and the right-wing media is not turned on the real culprits The one where Ronnie Corbett , Ronnie Barker and John Cleese highlight the rising levels of superiority between the lower, middle and upper classes in Britain.

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The Independent

Prime Minister will attempt to solve the Tory's 'women...

David Cameron is set to tackle his "women problem" by promoting a series of high-flying female ministers in the Government reshuffle due next week.

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Lancashire Telegraph

Prime Minister David Cameron renews threat to striking unions

PRIME Minister David Cameron had urged people to go to work and not join yesterday's public sector strike, as he repeated a pledge to tighten up strike laws.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

VIDEO: Bolton public sector workers walk out in UK's biggest national strike in decades

BIN men, teachers, firefighters, teaching assistants and other council workers held a mass walkout over pay yesterday - as they joined the biggest national strike in decades.

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The First Post

Nando's tax haven network exposed

A A 750m Channel Islands trust is top of a long and varied menu of offshore companies used by the chicken chain Nando's to reduce its tax liabilities.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Chicken, Meat

Hillingdon Times

Labour rival: voters would not welcome Boris because of his Heathrow views

LABOUR's prospective parliamentary candidate for Uxbridge and South Ruislip is warning Conservatives that voters will not take kindly to Boris Johnson being parachuted into the seat - because of his views on Heathrow.

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Related Topix: Buckinghamshire County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England,

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Mail

Michael Howard in running to be Britain's next EU Commissioner

The former Tory leader, 73, is understood not to have been ruled out as David Cameron prepares to name his choice for the job following months of speculation.

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The Independent

Tories are 'failing to turn economic recovery into political capital', latest poll shows

Andrew Grice has been Political Editor of The Independent since 1998. He was previously Political Editor of The Sunday Times, where he worked for 10 years, and he has been a Westminster-based journalist since 1982.

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Related Topix: Journalism

Mirror.co.uk

Britain faces MORE public sector strikes after teacher and firefighter walk out causes chaos

Union leaders warned the Tory-led Government they would be forced to step up industrial action if calls for talks on pay and pensions are ignored Britain faces MORE strikes by public sector workers after a mass walkout by more than a million teachers, fire fighters and council workers caused chaos.

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CFR.org

Britain's Summer of Discontent

Britain finds itself at an unusual crossroads this summer as it negotiates a fraught relationship with Europe and prepares for a possible Scottish secession.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Erlanger, KY

New Statesman

Owen Jones on The Condition of Britain: where is the left's transformative programme?

What would Thatcherism have been without its think tanks and intellectual outriders? The policies and vision of the transformative Conservative governments of the 1980s did not come out of nowhere: they were decades in the making.

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New Statesman

Jon Cruddas: Only Labour can speak for England's roots in a single voice

England is a country of strong regional identities and we are proud of where we come from.

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24dash

Over a million public sector workers walk out in UK-wide strikes

The government has said that the "vast majority' of public sector workers did not vote for the action, while David Cameron has said that he intends to change strike ballot laws.

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Fermanagh Today

Million workers go on strike

The Government will be hit today by the biggest strike over pay since it came to power, when over a million public sector workers across the UK will walk out in bitter disputes over pay, pensions, jobs and spending cuts.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Spiked

The biggest load of a general strikea hype since the last lot

Allegedly. According to the Observer , trade union leaders say that Thursday's one-day strike by 'more than a million' UK public-sector workers protesting against government austerity measures 'could be the biggest since the General Strike of 1926'.

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Spiked

The debt England owes to Scotland

However belatedly, some on the No side in the Scottish independence debate have been waking up to the notion that there are votes to be won by making the emotional case for the United Kingdom's survival.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom

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