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Chuka flirts with Labour Leadership, but is he the man for the job?

Chuka flirts with Labour Leadership, but is he the man for the job?

Alex MacDonald October 1, 2012 2

A recent private poll – released by the Tories – regarding the popularity of Ed Miliband must be really striking a chord right now in Manchester, as 73% of Labour voters believe Ed is

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Mitchell ‘Saga’ is starting to get silly.

Mitchell ‘Saga’ is starting to get silly.

Backbencher September 29, 2012 0

Andrew Mitchell says the row over his language with Downing Street Police Officers has been ‘blown out of all proportion’ by the press. Speaking to his local paper, The Sutton Coldfield Observer, Mitchell stated

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A different way to enjoy the movies

A different way to enjoy the movies

Lauren O'Callaghan September 28, 2012 0

All at once the spotlights go out; the crowd falls silent and as the screen flickers to life that iconic music starts to play. Cheers, screams and shouts go up from the audience as

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‘Weasel Words’ Cameron, the EU, and the Uncertainty of Central Bankers.

‘Weasel Words’ Cameron, the EU, and the Uncertainty of Central Bankers.

Backbencher September 28, 2012 2

David Cameron gave his clearest signal so far on the possibility of an EU referendum, IF the Blues win the next General election… Although many pundits would rightly argue that politics is a marathon race and not a

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The absurd logic behind the push for plain packaging on tobacco products.

The absurd logic behind the push for plain packaging on tobacco products.

Backbencher September 28, 2012 0

Jess Collett, I am twenty years old. I can vote, rent a house and buy enough tequila to drown a very small elephant. The British government seems to think that despite all this, I

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From thrills to giggles ‘Sightseers’ has it all

From thrills to giggles ‘Sightseers’ has it all

Lauren O'Callaghan September 28, 2012 1

The very definition of a black comedy Sightseers will have you laughing out loud the whole way through… even when it’s freaking you out. Sprung from the mind of Alice Lowe and Steve Oram

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Explore a new way to eat breakfast with Bill’s

Explore a new way to eat breakfast with Bill’s

Backbencher September 27, 2012 1

Breakfast is cool again. Comfortably so. In the last year or so the capital has seen a super-smoothie/farmhouse toast/salmon and eggs-fuelled surge of trendy places to eat your way off to a good day.

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Syria, The UN, and British Foreign Aid

Syria, The UN, and British Foreign Aid

Backbencher September 27, 2012 0

According to reports from the U.K. based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, over 300 people were slaughtered across Syria yesterday by Government forces. This makes Wednesday the 26th September one of the bloodiest days

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‘Jumpy’ manages to avoid all the rotten familial clichés

‘Jumpy’ manages to avoid all the rotten familial clichés

Lauren O'Callaghan September 27, 2012 0

‘You’re ruining my life!’ may sound like a stereotypical teenage response to parental domination, but somehow – miraculously – Jumpy manages to avoid all the rotten familial clichés. April De Angelis has managed to

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David Leigh is wrong to argue for Newspaper state subsidies.

David Leigh is wrong to argue for Newspaper state subsidies.

Alex MacDonald September 26, 2012 1

Last Sunday, David Leigh (Guardian) put forward a very controversial argument in support for state subsidies to British newspapers. Leigh argues in his article that due to the sector wide agreement that printed newspapers

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