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Monthly Archives: January 2018

Row breaks out over student funding

THERESA MAY announced a major review of how universities – and the undergraduate students they teach – are funded. The Labour Party is ready with its criticisms of current government policy – but a leading Tory has rushed into the controversy too. ...

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Biggs in flawed attempt to be a Labour rebel

LABOUR LOYALIST John Biggs, Executive Mayor of Tower Hamlets, is facing accusations of hypocrisy after adding his name to a letter in the Sunday Times headed “Labour Executive wrong to meddle”. In the letter, Labour Council Leaders declared independence from the Labour ...

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Can we find courier conman?

A CRUEL COURIER CON has seen an elderly man lose over £2,500. The con began on 17th November last year when a man in his 80s, who lives in Bermondsey, received a phone call from someone claiming to be Hammersmith ...

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Corbyn pledges to house the homeless

JEREMY CORBYN has announced plans to tackle homelessness – with the first target being an emergency acquisition of 8,000 properties to accommodate people who are sleeping on the streets. The Labour Leader was speaking on BBC1’s Andrew Marr Show at ...

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Enjoy National Blue Pancake Day!

IT IS National Blue Pancake Day. That’s breakfast sorted, then. Or, if you’re reading this in the afternoon – lunch, your afternoon tea break, tea, or dessert after dinner. It wasn’t an imaginative person who named blueberries. It’s like the ...

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