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John Major accuses Theresa May's Government of misleading the British people

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Former Tory prime minister Sir John Major has accused Theresa May’s Government of misleading the British people over Brexit with “rosy confidence” about “sky high” hopes that may never be realised.gettyimages-major-blair.jpgIn an extraordinary intervention, Sir Joh ...

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Scrap benefits sanctions or risk mental health crisis, doctors warn

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The Government must immediately stop suspending the benefits of hundreds of thousands of claimants each year or risk soaring rates of mental health problems, experts have warned. Mental-Health-Alamy.jpgIn an open letter to The Independent, doctors from Britain’s le ...

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Man shouting 'get out of my country' kills Indian engineer 'because he thought he was Middle-Eastern

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A Kansas man has been charged with shooting dead an Indian man and wounding another Indian man and an American in a bar, in a suspected hate crime.adam-purinton.jpgAdam Purinton, 51, was charged in Johnson County, Kansas, with one count of premeditated first degree ...

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The view from Copeland: 'Lifelong Labour voters want Corbyn out'

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The day after the byelection, voters explain why Labour lost its eight-decade hold on the west Cumbrian electorate.The Labour canvassers have all gone home, their leaflets blown away, but the party’s biggest problem remains front and centre on Whitehaven’s picturesque marina.copeland.jpg

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More Turkish commandos ask for asylum in Greece

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Two Turkish servicemen believed to have been involved in the plot to assassinate Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the July coup attempt in the neighboring country, are being held in custody in Alexandroupoli, it was revealed Thursday.turkey_web-thumb-large.jpg[/attachment:qii ...

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Mysterious radiation spreading across Europe after authorities keep it secret

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Mysterious radioactive spikes are being found across Europe – and nobody quite knows why.nuclear.jpgIodine-131, a man-made radioactive material, is being found in small amounts across the continent. It was found in northern Norway early in January, according to off ...

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Milo Yiannopoulos disinvited from CPac & book cancelled after making comments for pederasty

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Simon & Schuster has cancelled the publication of Milo Yiannopoulos’ book, and his fellow Breitbart employees have reportedly threatened to quit if he is not fired.A statement from the publisher late on Monday said: “After careful consideration, Simon & Schuster and its Threshold Editions imprint have cancelled publication of Dangerous by ...

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The CIA succeeded in stifling the funding of Marine Le Pen's National Front party

CIA surveilled funding of French parties before Le Pen was denied loans17th February 2017 rwood95 0 CommentsCIA Espionage orders from 2012 that Wikileaks released this week reveal that the CIA was investigating funding channels of French political parties including Marine Le Pen’s Front National.Le Pen struggled to finance her 2017 leadersh ...

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UK Government cut recycling targets after lobbying from plastics industry

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Recycling targets in the UK were cut last year after successful lobbying from the plastics industry, a freedom of information request by Greenpeace has revealed.duck-plastic-bottle.jpgThe Government came under fire last year after it announced that targets for plas ...

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Mass sexual assault in Frankfurt by refugees 'completely made up'

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Prosecutors are investigating two people for allegedly fabricating an account of a mass sex attack by Arab migrants in Frankfurt.fressgass-frankfurt-0.jpgClaims that a “sex rioting mob” of around 50 men assaulted a group of women over the new year were reported by ...

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The New Untouchables

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The Monaghan Report on the scandalous death of Jimmy Mubenga during his expulsion from Britain highlighted the broader issue of the inhuman treatment of immigrants in Europe. We become more and more accustomed to their demonisation and dehumanisation; even worse, the recent "Go Home" vans campaign in Britain warns that immigrant-bashing m ...

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A century in the making, Athens set for first mosque since Ottoman times

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Athens’s half a million Muslims are set to get their first official mosque in more than a century.no_mosque_web-thumb-large.jpgThe city has not had a formal mosque since it drove out occupying Ottomans in 1833, and Deputy Foreign Minister Yiannis Amanantidis told P ...

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US officials say the Russians have two battalions of prohibited cruise missiles.

WASHINGTON — Russia has secretly deployed a new cruise missile that American officials say violates a landmark arms control treaty, posing a major test for President Trump as his administration is facing a crisis over its ties to Moscow.The new Russian missile deployment also comes as the Trump administration is strug ...

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Tata Steel workers agree to pension cuts to save 8,000 jobs

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Tata Steel UK workers have voted in favour of proposals to turnaround the struggling business, potentially saving 8,000 jobs but also leading to cuts to their pension benefits.tata.jpgWorkers from the Community, Unite, and GMB unions all backed the plan in separate ...

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Department of Justice: Flynn may be compromised

The "failing" New York Times does not allow copy/pasting so here's the link.Also just a rando FYI: you can easi ...

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