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Conservative party gains new member after UKIP MEP defects

Conservative party gains new member after UKIP MEP defects

Amjad Bashir, former member of the UKIP party, has left UKIP to become a Conservative party member. Bashir’s former party has claimed that he was suspended over financial and employment concerns. Mr Bashir stated that the allegations [read more]

£2.9 billion in child support arrears could be unrecoverable, according to government reports

£2.9 billion in child support arrears could be unrecoverable, according to government reports

According to the Department of Work and Pensions, £2.9 billion of a total £3.9 billion has been said to be “uncollectable”. This amount is owed to parents who have been left to raise their child alone. Despite ministers affirming [read more]

Greeks vote in ‘make-or-break’ poll

Greeks vote in ‘make-or-break’ poll

After five years of recession and austerity, the people of Greece have headed to the polls to decide on the future of their country. The elections are expected to bring into power the radical left-wing Syriza party, which has vowed to [read more]

UK must remain in the EU, urges Goldman Sachs boss

UK must remain in the EU, urges Goldman Sachs boss

Goldman Sachs president Gary Cohn has warned that the UK should remain a part of the European Union, arguing that it is the “best thing for all of us”. This comes following George Osborne’s announcement about his desire to see the UK [read more]

Pound rate highest in seven years against the Euro

Pound rate highest in seven years against the Euro

The pound sterling reached its highest rate in seven years against the euro following the European Central Bank’s (ECB) commitment to buying up government and corporate bonds across the Eurozone. Over the next six months, the ECB will [read more]

Saudi king Salman pledges reaffirm foreign and energy policy

Saudi king Salman pledges reaffirm foreign and energy policy

Saudi Arabia’s new king Salman pledged continuity to the kingdom’s energy and foreign policy on Friday hours after taking office following the death of his half-brother King Abdullah, who died in the early hours of the morning. The [read more]

Topless model reappears on the Sun’s Page 3

Topless model reappears on the Sun’s Page 3

Tabloid newspaper the Sun has reversed the decision to end its Page 3 feature by printing a picture of a topless model in today’s edition. In a move that will disappoint campaigners who have been working to end the daily feature, Page 3 [read more]

Obama delivers annual State of the Union speech

Obama delivers annual State of the Union speech

President Obama has hailed a turning point for the American people in his sixth State of the Union address delivered to a cynical Republican-controlled Congress yesterday. Focusing on achievements in economic recovery, job creation and low [read more]

MPs back farmers over falling milk prices‏

MPs back farmers over falling milk prices‏

MPs have urged the government to do more to protect dairy farmers as the price of milk continues to fall.   MPs said farmers have been continuously forced out of business at the mercy of numerous international economic trends. The [read more]

The Sun’s longstanding Page 3 is no more

The Sun’s longstanding Page 3 is no more

After over four decades of print and following wide speculation back in September, the Sun’s iconic Page 3 is no more. The weekly publication, which featured topless glamour models, was branded by many as sexist and outdated. Confirmed [read more]

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