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Warner Bros’ Harry Potter Studio Tour Makes Magic!

Warner Bros’ Harry Potter Studio Tour Makes Magic!

Backbencher October 12, 2012 1

When J. K. Rowling dreamed up the idea of a brave boy wizard on a train to London, even literary experts weren’t convinced her idea was worth publishing. Shoved to the bottom of the

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Lauren In London: Never Underestimate The Lure Of A Good Library

Lauren In London: Never Underestimate The Lure Of A Good Library

Lauren O'Callaghan October 12, 2012 2

So, I’ve recently moved house and along with all the usual stressful problems (ice-cream melting during transport etc) I just discovered that it’s going to be almost a month before we can get the

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An Underwhelming Conference Season

An Underwhelming Conference Season

Lee Jenkins October 11, 2012 3

I may have rose tinted glasses, but party conferences used to be pretty buoyant affairs. Predictable, but buoyant. The Tory Conference would see the party leaders throwing the grassroots some red meat on crime

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Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 41

Foreign Affairs News Roundup Week 41

Lee Jenkins October 11, 2012 1

Turkey seems to be doing its level best to make the crisis in Syria ever worse. Yesterday Turkish F-16 jets forced a civilian jet en route from Moscow to Damascus to land on suspicion

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Cameron’s speech sets the ‘Aspiration Nation’ to work. Just how could the Tories win in 2015?

Cameron’s speech sets the ‘Aspiration Nation’ to work. Just how could the Tories win in 2015?

Christopher Gage October 10, 2012 6

The final day of the Conservative party conference was always going to leave the Prime Minister’s speech to very last. David Cameron’s biggest task today was largely to convince the swathes of the nation

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Angela In Athens

Angela In Athens

Lee Jenkins October 10, 2012 2

It was never going to be a meeting of equals. The leader of the Eurozone’s strongest economy yesterday met the leader of its weakest. The more hysterical elements of the Greek media portrayed it

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EU Referendum: The question that refuses a straight answer

EU Referendum: The question that refuses a straight answer

Backbencher October 10, 2012 4

By Tom Hagen In recent weeks, there has been constant background noise in political circles about a possible referendum on the European Union. First, we’re told the Conservatives will promise it as part of their 2015

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Financial Transaction Tax – Yet another nail in the Eurozones coffin

Financial Transaction Tax – Yet another nail in the Eurozones coffin

Olly Neville October 9, 2012 2

  News out today from the hotbead of economic competence that is the Eurozone is that France and Germany have found 11 other countries to jump with them into the pit of financial suicide

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The True Costs of Minimum wage

The True Costs of Minimum wage

Olly Neville October 9, 2012 2

We all know the theory of minimum wages. The market reaches equilibrium wage naturally, if a firm can receive £4 in benefit from a job it will offer a wage of anything below £3.99

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Cameron tucks up in bed with the EU

Cameron tucks up in bed with the EU

Olly Neville October 9, 2012 2

By Richard Harrington @Harrington1451   Reports coming out from the European Union suggests unelected bureaucrats are looking at ways to make Britain pay more out to ‘benefit tourists’. Under the proposed rules being pushed

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