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Ed Miliband Wants To Turn PMQs Into 'Public Question Time'

Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition

Prime Minister David Cameron And Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Visit Pentland Brands
Ed Miliband said he would subject himself to a regular interrogation by ordinary voters at Westminster if he becomes prime minister. The Labour leader said inviting public critics to directly confront the country's political leader in Parliament would help re-engage citizens. He is to submit proposals to Commons Speaker John Bercow amid calls to reform the much-criticised weekly Prime Minister's Questions sessions where the premier faces MPs. "I think what we need is a publ ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition 18 hours ago, 4:57am CDT
 


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Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17: Strip Russia Of 2018 World Cup, Nick Clegg Says

Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition

David Cameron Visits The Shetland Islands
Nick Clegg has joined calls for Russia to face the axe as hosts of the 2018 World Cup as part of tougher sanctions over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. The deputy prime minister said it was "unthinkable" at present that the tournament could go ahead in the country that the West blames for supplying arms to the separatist rebels accused of causing the deaths of all 298 on board. Football's world governing body Fifa this week ruled ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition 20 hours ago, 2:57am CDT
 

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Byron Scott Agrees to Coach Los Angeles Lakers
Byron Scott Agrees to Coach Los Angeles Lakers
Former Los Angeles Lakers guard Byron Scott agreed to become the team's head coach on July 27.
 
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Putin’s cronies to face $11-billion sanctions hit over Malaysian Airlines crash

Source: Financial Post

The City of London will bear the brunt of new EU sanctions aimed at cutting off Russia’s economy from financing, under confidential proposals discussed by the European Union in Brussels Thursday. European ambassadors, meeting amid intense secrecy, also agreed a new legal regulation setting out “crony criteria” to target Russian oligarchs close to Vladimir Putin’s inner circle who are seen as “benefiting from” the Russian destabilisation of eastern Ukr ...
Full article at: Financial Post 2 days ago, 7:30am CDT
 

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David Cameron and Boris Johnson Don't See Problem With Their £160,000 Oligarch Tennis Match

Source: IBTimes UK

Darcey Bussell And Boris Johnson Warm Up For Big Dance 2014
The Prime Minister and London Mayor insist there's nothing wrong in going ahead with £160,00 ...
Full article at: IBTimes UK 3 days ago, 8:41am CDT
 

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MH17 Crash Exposes UK Arms Sales To Russia, And It's A Huge Embarrassment For Cameron

Source: Business Insider

Darcey Bussell And Boris Johnson Warm Up For Big Dance 2014
The shooting down of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine is turning out to be a huge embarrassment for Britain's Conservative prime minister, David Cameron. Four different reports from various House of Commons committees have revealed that the U.K. has as many as 251 active arms sales licenses with Russia. British arms export licenses cover the type of missiles that brought down the jet, killing 298 people, mostly tourists, The Guardian noted. At the same t ...
Full article at: Business Insider 4 days ago, 2:06pm CDT
 

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HCA and mayor of London announce £1.3bn in affordable housing funding allocations

Source: OUT-LAW.com

Darcey Bussell And Boris Johnson Warm Up For Big Dance 2014
The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has announced £886 million in funding allocations under its Affordable Homes Programme, on the same day that mayor of London Boris Johnson revealed the recipients of £404m under the Mayor's ...
Full article at: OUT-LAW.com 4 days ago, 10:46am CDT
 

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Has The 'Mystery Plane' Circling London Been Caught On Camera?

Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition

Darcey Bussell And Boris Johnson Warm Up For Big Dance 2014
The 'mystery plane' caught at regular intervals circling London for hours for no apparent reason, might have been caught on film. The planes, which regularly appear on FlightRadar24 and similar apps 'without callsigns', have been seen in flying very mysterious routes over the capital all week. The police have since "refused to deny" that the planes are in fact used for spy operations over London and other towns. London mayor Boris Johnson h ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition 4 days ago, 10:31am CDT
 

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Prince George's Gifts Displayed In "Royal Childhood" Exhibit At Buckingham Palace

Source: Forbes Real Time

Darcey Bussell And Boris Johnson Warm Up For Big Dance 2014
This Saturday, coinciding with Prince George’s first birthday week, Buckingham Palace opens the “Royal Childhood” exhibit featuring Prince George's Christening gifts including an alpaca blanket from President and Mrs. Obama and a miniature Barclays bike from London mayor, Boris Johnson. The exhibit is part of the Summer Opening of Buckingham [...] ...
Full article at: Forbes Real Time 4 days ago, 9:10am CDT
 

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Russian Donor Row: Boris Could Scratch Match

Source: Sky News

Darcey Bussell And Boris Johnson Warm Up For Big Dance 2014
Boris Johnson has said he will pull out of a fundraising tennis match if it transpires it was bid for by a Vladimir Putin "crony" ...
Full article at: Sky News 4 days ago, 4:11am CDT
 



 

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