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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. Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras casts his vote in today’s elections The elections are expected to bring [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]

The Sun scraps topless Page 3 after years of protest

The Sun scraps topless Page 3 after years of protest

The Sun has put his top on, Murdoch has offered some modesty to the titillating “institution”, objectifying women since 1970. A spokesman for The Sun told The Times: “Page 3 of The Sun is where it’s always been, [read more]

The end of Page 3 may actually hinder gender equality

The end of Page 3 may actually hinder gender equality

Rupert Murdoch has bid farewell to the era of scantily clad girls and topless glamour models. The page that’s fuelled so much controversy, providing the daily source of excitement for builders, plumbers and electricians across the [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]

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