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Labour MPs and rank, stinking hypocrisy………..what was that about equality?

Labour are at the forefront of the fight for sexual equality – except when it might cost them votes. So here pictured in Hodge Hill on the 2 May 2015 are Tom Watson MP, Liam Byrne MP and Mr Jack … Continue reading

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Jack Straw and Malcolm Rifkind please read, then hang your heads in shame……………….

Whatever your own particular “shade” of politics, it’s impossible not to be impressed or beguiled by Jose “Pepe” Mujica.  There are idealistic, hard-working and honest politicians the world over – although cynics might argue they’re a small minority – but … Continue reading

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Venezuelan brawl (If only the British Parliament showed half as much passion………………!)

The bitter dispute over Venzuela’s first post-Chávez election has erupted into an all-out brawl in the country’s Parliament between government and opposition members, leaving several people injured. Opposition figures said seven of its parliamentarians were hurt while protesting against a … Continue reading

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University applications recovering

University applications are showing signs of rising again after last year’s sharp decline University applications in the UK are continuing to show a modest improvement on last year, according to figures from the Ucas admissions service. The figures for April … Continue reading

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Government facing criticism for Baroness Grey Thompson snub

Sports minister Hugh Robertson has appointed Nick Bitel as the new chair of Sport England and Rod Carr as chair of UK Sport. Sport England is the government agency in charge of grassroots sports, with UK Sport looking after elite … Continue reading

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