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1 hr ago | Ham and High

Rich donors help Tories with A 40k boost over Labour in Hampstead and Kilburn

The Conservative Party in Hampstead and Kilburn has banked almost 40,000 more in funding than its Labour rivals since the last general election - making the constituency one of the best-funded political battlegrounds in the country.

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Related Topix: Labour Party (UK)

2 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Hoare appointed new Ofsted chairman

Announcing the appointment, Education Secretary Nicky Morgan said: "He is a proven business leader who has the expertise in leadership and governance crucial to helping Ofsted through a significant period of change and reform.

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2 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

Grayling defends Tory tennis match

A game of tennis with the Prime Minister and the Mayor of London has been auctioned by the Tories for A 160,000 to the wife of a former Russian government minister A tennis match involving David Cameron and Boris Johnson in return for a A 160,000 donation to the Conservatives will go ahead, Chris Grayling said today, as he claimed Tory donors do ... (more)

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Related Topix: Labour Party (UK)

2 hrs ago | Ananova

Homes 13 Times Wage By 2020, Labour Warns

Homes will cost 13 times the average salary within six years, putting them out of reach of families and young people, Labour has warned.

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Related Topix: Business News

5 hrs ago | ABC News

GOP: Lerner Emails Show Bias Against Conservatives

Newly released emails show the former IRS official referring to some right-wing Republicans as "crazies" and more, a revelation that is fueling GOP claims of a political conspiracy at the tax agency to target conservative groups.

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Related Topix: Tax, US News, US Politics, Dave Camp, Republican, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 30, 2014

IcNorthWales

Welsh Government: Taxpayers foot A 1.37m bill for subsidised meals

Fancy a luncheon plate of chicken saffron paella at A 3.25 or grilled Welsh pork loin with black pudding mash for A 2.95? That is the style of cooking on the menu for Ministers, staff or visitors to catering outlets at 10 Welsh Government sites which cost taxpayers A 422,829 in subsidies during 2013/14.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, World News, Journalism

The Independent

Damien McBride: Rebekah Brooks was 'the most powerful person in Britain'

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Related Topix: Journalism

The Independent

Cabinet Office grant to Big Society charity questioned

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Market Rasen Mail

Employment Minister speaks to local Tories on West Lindsey...

Employment Minister Esther McVey this week informed local Conservative Party activists on how West Lindsey District Council is involved in a trial to deliver Universal Credit.

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Related Topix: Lincolnshire County, England, United Kingdom

The Spectator

'Unity at home and strength abroad'. Britain prepares for WW1 by postponing Irish home rule

Morning kit inspection at a camp of the Ulster Volunteers Force, the unionist paramilitary force, at Ballywater on 12th July 1914.

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Related Topix: Ireland, Europe, World News

Russia Taday

Come home to roast: Cameron's 'tough on immigration' PR stunt backfires

ARCHIVE PHOTO: Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron and Home Secretary Theresa May look at passports during a visit to UK Border Agency staff, in Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport, London November 23, 2010 In a botched PR stunt to appear tough on immigration, David Cameron posed for photographs in the home of people arrested for alleged immigration ... (more)

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Ballymena Today

Ballymena 1914 - Home Rule divisions deepen

Home Rule was the name given to the process of allowing Ireland more say in how it was governed at a domestic level.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland

Blackpool Today

We didn't take a fracking bung, say councillors

Three members of Fylde Council declared they had personally received payments from a contractor conducting seismic testing on behalf of Cuadrilla two years ago, ahead of a debate on fracking held on Monday evening.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Europe, World News,

The First Post

The Business: Wednesday July 30 2014

Two tape recordings have emerged offering an insight into secret tax plans of the Conservatives and Labour.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Mail on Sunday

UKIP and Tories neck and neck in race to raise money from party...

UKIP and Tories neck and neck in race to raise money from party members as Labour builds biggest election warchest The UK Independence Party received as much money in membership fees as the Conservatives did last year, new figures show.

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The Independent

Why Labour's 'cost of living' campaign is rooted in transatlantic experience

Both the party leader and Ed Balls are avid students of US politics - as their strategy for demonising the Conservatives suggests Andrew Grice has been Political Editor of The Independent since 1998.

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Related Topix: Journalism, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

The Independent

'Are you better off than four years ago?' Labour takes...

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Related Topix: Labour Party (UK), 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney

Mirror.co.uk

Listen to Tory Oliver Letwin letting slip plans to tax low-paid same as BANKERS

After the senior minister was taped speaking to a right-wing think-tank, Labour said "the real Tory agenda" had been let slip Tax cuts for the super-rich would be funded by millions on lower pay under plans discussed by Tory policy chief Oliver Letwin.

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Daily Mail

'Putin is a thug and a liar' says British diplomat Sir Peter Westmacott

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has been branded a 'thug' and a 'liar' by one of Britain's top diplomats as the European Union prepares to tighten the stranglehold on the Kremlin's cronies.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin

BBC News

Hunt ticked off over A&E wait stats

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been ticked off by the UK's statistics watchdog over claims about A&E waiting times in England.

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