Politics

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March 30, 2018

Can calamitous May stay on as PM?

A year ago, British Prime Minister Theresa May was riding high. Having triggered Article 50, she had the Conservative party lock-step behind her and a 20-point lead over the Labour Party....

People's Politician Dies

By Phil Simms Labour fire-brand Tony Banks has died, aged 62, after collapsing on holiday in America. The former left-wing MP for West Ham, London, was at lunch with his wife Sally on Sanibel Island, Florida, when he collapsed. He suffered a massive s ...

New Nasty Party

Welsh Lib-Dem leader Lembit Opik has angrily accused fellow MPs of "the political equivalent of self-harming, which left deep scars" and a resentful party by forcing Charles Kennedy to quit. In a recent poll, 70 per cent of The-Latest members&nbs ...

Labour's Honourable Rebels

Forty-nine Labour MPs rebelled against the Government in the vote on the much-criticised 90-day detention proposal, according to official division lists. They handed megalomaniac Tony Blair his first House of Common defeat since he became prime minister in ...

Ken do better

By Liz Simpson Our very own Dick Whittington really does believe the streets of London are paved with gold if he thinks drivers in the British capital can afford the £8 congestion charge. London might be a place of opportunity and plen ...

Mayor Livingstone's gravy train

Critics of the controversial Mayor of London - some of whom previously voted for him - are angry that he is spending millions of taxpayers pounds on wages for his cronies. Key City Hall staffers have been recruited by Ken Livingstone from among his close a ...

Russian bloggers condemn 'suppression of UK revolution' by Cameron

Sergei BalmasovBritish Prime Minister David Cameron has lost legitimacy as a result of the brutal suppression of peaceful demonstrators and should resign. Statements to this effect were made nearly simultaneously by leading Iranian and Libyan politicians. ...

UK government may come to regret politicising young people

This week has seen the government deliver another crushing blow to the young people of this country with the abolition of the Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA), writes Lisa Nandy.   *Nandy, 32, is Labour Party Member of Parliament for Wi ...

Wikileaks treated like terrorist group

Financial journalist Nick Kochan explains that whoever is masterminding the economic suffocation of Wikileaks is using the same tactics as those who target terrorist groups. Wikileaks’ publication of sensitive diplomatic correspondence has been greeted by ...

British National Party blackmail plot revealed

Sonja GableNick Griffin, leader of the fascist British National Party (BNP) threatened to ditch the party’s sole London Assembly member last year if he stood in the way of Griffin being the BNP’s Parliamentary candidate for Barking in the general election, ...

Kanye West, waterboarding and Iraq: The Bush memoirs

Former US president George W Bush’s Decision Points chronicles the most important decisions of his presidency and personal life. Ahead of the book's release on November 8, Bush sat down with NBC's Matt Lauer for an interview (scheduled to air Monday, ...

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