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How Trump could strengthen the ‘Special Relationship’

How Trump could strengthen the ‘Special Relationship’

S.K. Khanna August 2, 2017 0

Trump and the Special Relationship Lord Palmerston, that audacious aristocrat, once howled in the House of Commons: ‘We have no eternal allies, and we have no perpetual enemies. Our interests are eternal and perpetual,

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Why Momentum’s class war video got everything wrong

Why Momentum’s class war video got everything wrong

Matt Jackson August 1, 2017 0

Picture the scene: accentless white family somewhere in London lamenting the poor underlings who seem so full of lust for comrade Corbyn. The vino is flowing, there’s a hint of classical music emanating from

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The UK is currently thrashing the EU on green issues

The UK is currently thrashing the EU on green issues

Ryan Khurana August 1, 2017 1

EU member states recently released their 2015 emissions data, and the projections on whether they were on track to meet their 2020 environmental commitments. Out of these 11 have already exceeded their national ceilings,

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Ignore the lefty celebrations – the UNISON vs Lord Chancellor judgement is correct

Ignore the lefty celebrations – the UNISON vs Lord Chancellor judgement is correct

Keith Sinclair August 1, 2017 0

There has been no shortage of triumphalism from unions and left-wing groups emerging from the recent Supreme Court judgement in UNISON v Lord Chancellor 2017 UKSC in which the fees for entrance to the

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Trump and the Lack of True Conservatism

Trump and the Lack of True Conservatism

S.K. Khanna July 30, 2017 0

Many have now found themselves miming: ‘America is weird’. Of course, censuring America is a favourite international pastime. Almost every nation of every continent and every clime think that it has a divine right

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A week in work experience from a young politico: comical, curious and extraordinary

A week in work experience from a young politico: comical, curious and extraordinary

Steven Edginton July 29, 2017 0

Meeting Theresa May in Downing Street, brawling with a journalist and laughing with Nigel Farage –  Steven Edginton sums up his week shadowing political journalist Iain Dale. Two weeks ago, Eddie the work experience teenager

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What has happened to Britain’s centrists?

What has happened to Britain’s centrists?

Kyle Scott Pirie July 29, 2017 1

The current political landscape is incredibly divisive and unifying our society seems fantastically unlikely. The Brexit vote and Theresa May’s election blunder has created a paranoid and divided Britain. The hard-left of Corbyn’s Labour

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European leaders need reminding that Brexit truly means Brexit

European leaders need reminding that Brexit truly means Brexit

Ed Creedy July 29, 2017 0

“For the first time, I’m starting to believe that Brexit will not happen.” These are the words of Joseph Muscat, the Maltese Prime Minister whose comments were recorded in the Guardian newspaper after the

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Momentum’s class war video just backfired spectacularly

Momentum’s class war video just backfired spectacularly

James Bickerton July 27, 2017 3

Earlier today Momentum, the left-wing campaign group which acts as Jermey Corbyn’s Praetorian Guard, posted a video which portrayed opponents of Labour policies as ignorant poshos. The video features five upper middle-class diners, complete

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Will I pay back my student debt? I’ll deal with it!

Will I pay back my student debt? I’ll deal with it!

Alice Stretch July 25, 2017 0

Jeremy Corbyn clarified on the Andrew Marr Show that he “didn’t make a commitment” during the election to write-off tuition fees, despite previously saying he would “deal” with existing student debt. To me, as a

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