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Tori Amos Triumphs At The Royal Albert Hall

Tori Amos Triumphs At The Royal Albert Hall

Backbencher October 5, 2012 2

The enchanting notes of opener Flying Dutchman are underway; the orchestra is in full flow; beautiful lines and chords emit from the central Bosendorfer piano – its silver-green silky suited player looking radiant under

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Five Films To See This Month

Five Films To See This Month

Lauren O'Callaghan October 5, 2012 3

Too many films to keep track of? Get your October film guide here with our top 5 films you have to watch this month, this time with a surprisingly high number of struggling writers.

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Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 40

Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 40

Lee Jenkins October 4, 2012 0

Barak Obama and Mitt Romney traded barbs in what was a rather unremarkable presidential debate last night. The first of three such debates, the event in Denver focused on domestic issues. As expected, Romney

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What are Britain’s ‘National Interests’? A foreign policy crash course

What are Britain’s ‘National Interests’? A foreign policy crash course

Lee Jenkins October 4, 2012 1

As I’ve been made cruelly aware over the years, foreign policy is way down the list of people’s interests. Even people with an passion for politics have little more than a passing knowledge or

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One Nation. One Labour Party. One Big Problem for Cameron

One Nation. One Labour Party. One Big Problem for Cameron

Christopher Gage October 3, 2012 2

Following his game-changing ‘One Nation’ speech yesterday, Ed Miliband hosted a question and answer session with his party’s delegates. Another resounding performance would have no doubt, shaken the teacups at CCHQ. A toothy, boyish

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‘Red Ed’ turns a shade of purple via the spirit of Disraeli

‘Red Ed’ turns a shade of purple via the spirit of Disraeli

Backbencher October 3, 2012 2

One Nation. Get used to that phrase: you’ll be hearing and seeing it a lot in the run up to 2015. During last year’s Labour Conference, Ed Miliband delivered a speech so quixotically left-wing

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The problem of and solution to National Debt

The problem of and solution to National Debt

Olly Neville October 2, 2012 0

Evidence shows when Government debt is over 90% of GDP growth slows dramatically http://www.nber.org/digest/apr10/w15639.html The UK official national debt keeps plenty of items such as unfunded public sector pension schemes off the books and

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TPA 2020 Tax Commission Report

TPA 2020 Tax Commission Report

Olly Neville October 2, 2012 0

Recently the Tax Payer’s alliance released a large report into the findings of their 2020 tax commission. The full report can be found here http://www.taxpayersalliance.com/home/2012/05/2020-tax-commission-final-report.html, but at 420 odd pages it is a bit

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Labour are wrong about the Tories, but both are wrong about the Economy

Labour are wrong about the Tories, but both are wrong about the Economy

Olly Neville October 2, 2012 2

Too far too fast has become a tide phrase of a party on the wrong side of the argument. Amusingly Labour seem to know they have lost the argument as well as any vestiges

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Think-Tank ‘Demos’ finds in survey that most want welfare reform.

Think-Tank ‘Demos’ finds in survey that most want welfare reform.

Alex MacDonald October 1, 2012 2

A survey from the Think tank ‘Demos’, found that an overwhelming amount of the public supported state controls on how people spend their benefits.   ‘Whilst 6 in 10 people (59%) agreed the government

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