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Western air strikes on Syria condemned

AS THERESA MAY risked UK and Syrian lives with a military attack on targets in Syria last night, opposition came from many UK sources. Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn gave a quick and concise response, saying, “Bombs won’t save lives or bring about ...

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More gloom over UK economy

THREE FACTORS have combined to suggest that the UK economy is growing more slowly than the Government had hoped. •First came the news that UK manufacturing output fell by 0.2% in February. This had not been expected, and it is ...

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Tory hypocrisy on gender pay gap

MAY has spoken out – well, written out, in the Daily Telegraph – that the gender pay gap must be closed to tackle “burning injustice” in society and because “equality for women is a right”. Her criticisms are either hypocritical or remarkably ...

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Waiting for Sadiq “Godot” Khan

IT’S JUST OVER A YEAR since residents on the Isle of Dogs asked John Biggs to invite Sadiq Khan down to the area to discuss local planning policy. Like the characters in Samuel Beckett’s play, they are still “waiting for ...

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