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Labour ditches Scottish candidate over ‘pro-Russian’ posts: It’s a day ending in ‘y’ which means that a political party somewhere is having candidate drama ...
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Labour ditches Scottish candidate over ‘pro-Russian’ posts
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Why does Labour want to ban these 15 peers?: Following last week’s manifesto launches, Mr S has been looking into the fine print. As part of Labour’s plans to ...
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Why does Labour want to ban these 15 peers?
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France’s left-wing coalition would unleash migrant chaos on Britain: Emmanuel Macron has described the left-wing coalition’s manifesto - launched by the Popular ...
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France’s left-wing coalition would unleash migrant chaos on Britain
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Watch: Starmer flounders on private schools: With only 16 days to go until the election – and today being the last day you can register to vote – election ...
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Watch: Starmer flounders on private schools
Quick Glance: 'Battle for America's Classrooms: GOP Targets Race and Identity'
  • In 2021, a wealthy suburban school district in Texas garnered national attention when parents and local conservative activists falsely accused the district of indoctrinating students with Critical Race Theory.

  • This led to Republican figures across the country taking interest and sparked a Christian movement that extended beyond the district's borders to restrict what children are being taught in schools.

  • Mike Hixenbaugh's book 'They Came for the Schools' illustrates how this school district became a model for Republicans nationwide and revealed their ambitions that go well beyond controlling which version of American history enters high school textbooks.

  • The movement to revise American history and the battle over teachings in schools have far-reaching implications for teachers, students, and communities nationwide.
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Revealed: Tory member behind anti-Reform attack ad firm: Are the Tories feeling the heat from Reform? Apparently so, if online adverts are anything to go by ...
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Revealed: Tory member behind anti-Reform attack ad firm
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‘Is Trussonomics making a comeback? That’s the suggestion today, as Jeremy Hunt was recorded on the campaign trail telling students that Liz Truss’s goals for ... Show more
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'Farage pointed blame at the vetting company his party used, fuming: ‘This is an establishment stitch-up. The owner of the vetting company has deep links to ... Show more
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'Debates about sex and gender were never going to be devoid of emotion, but a failure of political leadership has meant that only people who are as brave as ... Show more
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'There is no such thing as a free lunch, however, and the bill was paid in a ‘guided meditation’. As pony-tailed son-of-the-house, Damien, banged his gongs ... Show more
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'A study found that scores for narcissism and exhibitionism were much higher in the sons of affluent families at private school than they were in a more ... Show more
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'Thanks to France’s president, the smart money is leaving Europe.' ✍️ Matthew Lynn
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'The opinion polls confirm his unpopularity; the latest has Le Pen’s National Rally on 33 per cent, the left wing Popular Front coalition on 28 per cent and ... Show more
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Douglas Murray: ‘The level of immigration the Conservatives have left us with is not sustainable.’ #politics #election #immigration
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''Where there is a plan in place, we will put the exemption in place,' a squirming Starmer replied. 'Where there isn’t a plan ... Show more
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'I think Nigel Farage is onto something here. The banks have had a very good deal from the taxpayer for many years. It’s time for them to put a something back ... Show more
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'One former MP who found himself unexpectedly appointed by a recent prime minister to the Lords sought an audience with the latter to ask what would be ... Show more
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Labour shouldn’t squander the chance to fix council tax: The Tories are trying to drag the Labour party into a game of taxation whack-a-mole during the election ...
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Labour shouldn’t squander the chance to fix council tax
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'Politicians were, like everybody else, blind to the nightmare that was seeping through at the edges of the happy dream. The events of 9/11 fractured that ... Show more
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Exclusive: How many XL Bullies live in your area?: The problem of XL Bullies has not gone away. You can find out how many XL Bullies live in your area by ...
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Exclusive: How many XL Bullies live in your area?
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'As Emmanuel Macron heads into a fraught election, France’s president is repeatedly warning voters of the calamitous consequences of electing Marine Le Pen’s ... Show more
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'England did win. But nothing could disguise the fact that for 65 minutes they displayed all the flaws that affected previous performances against Iceland ... Show more
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'Scotland are following their usual trail of tears: humiliation, consolidation, gutsy final defeat, plane home.' ✍️ Rod Liddle
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'Britain is an anomaly at the moment because we have several different things that are cutting through at different angles through the political process ... Show more
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'Matheson he has now been branded a hypocrite too — after remarks he made in the early 2000s came to light where he, um, called for an end to ‘golden goodbyes’ ... Show more
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'When it comes to energy policy, Labour could really benefit from looking at what happened when New Zealand’s Labour party tried the same thing in the South ... Show more
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'Perhaps the power is draining away so rapidly from the Tories that their own assertions about spending aren’t getting the scrutiny they deserve ... Show more
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'The overturning of the referendum result in 2005 was a betrayal that has not been forgotten or forgiven by millions of French.' ✍️ Gavin Mortimer
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'If the Tories want to talk about black holes in public finances, shouldn’t they admit to the far larger hole in their own plans?' ✍️ Ross Clark
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Labour peer suspended over Duffield tweets: Another day, another drama. This time it involves a run-in between Labour peer Lord Cashman and the party’s candidate ...
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Labour peer suspended over Duffield tweets
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It’s hard to feel confident after England’s underwhelming win over Serbia: After the opening match it is hard to say how good England really are and whether they ...
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It’s hard to feel confident after England’s underwhelming win over Serbia
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Why the French left hate Macron as much as Le Pen: Le Pen is aware that among a significant minority of left-wing voters in France Macron is more hated than her.
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Why the French left hate Macron as much as Le Pen
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AI will change everything – so why is the election ignoring it?: There is a looming revolution coming with Artificial Intelligence. But I haven’t heard a single ...
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AI will change everything – so why is the election ignoring it?
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‘Ultimately, tennis needs Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic and Carlos Alcaraz. It did not need Conor Niland. In a sentence that ought to chill the blood of the ... Show more
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‘Moretti sells twice as much as Madrí, but Madrí has it in its sights: its sales increased threefold last year. How could Madrí Man lose to such a foe? Madrí ... Show more
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Will Keir Starmer really hire 6,500 more teachers?: Perhaps Keir Starmer’s only solid election pledge is to use the money from VAT on private school fees to ...
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Will Keir Starmer really hire 6,500 more teachers?
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'It seems that in Abu Dhabi and at the Etihad the poor beleaguered executives of Manchester City have been at their Nintendo machines.' ✍️ Roger Alton
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Rachel Reeves ‘£4,800’ mortgage claim is a house of cards: Labour’s Rachel Reeves has scored some political points this week by claiming that the Conservatives ...
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Rachel Reeves ‘£4,800’ mortgage claim is a house of cards
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'Divorced. Beheaded. Died. Divorced. Beheaded. Survived. This book of essays has liberated Henry VIII’s queens from the reductive tyranny of a pithy ... Show more
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‘For the first time ever I might not vote’: East Renfrewshire’s voters are switching off 
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‘For the first time ever I might not vote’: East Renfrewshire’s voters are ...
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‘Watch as bug-eyed King Tut runs screaming from a crocodile. Does this make the past ‘fun’ and ‘relatable’? If I were a 21st-century child it would give me the ... Show more
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All-French white wines, courtesy of FromVineyardsDirect: After a week in Hungary, I’ve almost forgotten what French wines taste like. I’m just back from our ...
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All-French white wines, courtesy of FromVineyardsDirect
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The reassuring appearance of the Princess of Wales: It was an undeniably heartening and stirring sight to see her return to public prominence ...
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The reassuring appearance of the Princess of Wales
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‘There was loads of women there. Suddenly I was not the odd one out.’ Harriet Harman reflects on the atmosphere after Labour’s 1997 landslide 👉 The Harriet Harman Edition | The Spectator
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David Cameron is driving voters into Farage’s arms: The trouble is that Lord Cameron reminds many Reform-leaning voters of everything they dislike about the ...
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David Cameron is driving voters into Farage’s arms
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Cosying up to the EU would do Britain more harm than good: What the Greens, the Lib Dems and Labour are offering isn’t a cordial relation with long-lost friends ...
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Cosying up to the EU would do Britain more harm than good
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'As the Secret Lecturer observes, this situation has not, pace the Daily Mail’s headlines, been occasioned by the influx of woke academics intent on turning ... Show more
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Will Gary Lineker be able to keep his election thoughts quiet during the Euros?: Will the election influence the Euro football championship and especially the ...
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Will Gary Lineker be able to keep his election thoughts quiet during the ...
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The Euros couldn’t come at a worse time for Germany: Euro 2024 isn’t coming at the best of times for its German hosts. There is an atmosphere charged with ...
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The Euros couldn’t come at a worse time for Germany
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How London’s Docklands became the Eton of the crime world: Many of London's villains served their criminal apprenticeships in and around the environment of the ...
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How London’s Docklands became the Eton of the crime world
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'One problem is that just because some descendants of slaves identify with their ancestors, feeling deeply that they suffer the continuing effects of ... Show more
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'A glimpse into the mindset of Javier Milei was given by his decision this week to retweet a picture depicting himself, prophet-like ... Show more
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Yesterday the EU Court of Justice chose to impose a whopping €200 million fine on the Hungarian government for failing to apply EU asylum laws ... Show more

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'Snooker is just the latest sport to succumb to the eye-watering sums of money on offer from authoritarian regimes. Saudi Arabia will host its first ranking ... Show more
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'Reform is the perfect receptacle for a giant right-wing protest vote.' ✍️ Patrick O'Flynn
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Hunter Biden found guilty in gun trial: Hunter Biden was found guilty of all three counts of federal firearm charges on Tuesday, concluding a six-year ...
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Hunter Biden found guilty in gun trial
Quick Glance: Hunter Biden convicted on federal gun charges in US trial
  • Delaware jury convicts Hunter Biden on federal gun charges

  • Hunter Biden potentially faces up to 25 years in prison and a fine

  • President Joe Biden expresses support for his son and respects the legal process after the verdict

  • Hunter Biden's case revealed family tragedies and political distractions amid the US election
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'Claiming to have 'redecorated' the painting, protestors covered the monarch’s face with a cut-out image of Wallace, from cartoon show Wallace and Gromit ... Show more
Quick Glance: Animal Rights Group Damages King Charles Portrait
  • A British animal rights group admitted to being responsible for damaging a recently unveiled official portrait of King Charles in London, where the face of animated character Wallace was pasted over Charles.

  • Animal Rising shared a video showing supporters placing Wallace's face, a main character from the British stop-motion franchise Wallace and Gromit, over the king's face with a speech bubble saying: "No cheese, Gromit. Look at all this cruelty on RSPCA farms!"

  • Animal Rising recently published a report detailing visits to 45 different farms with RSPCA Assured approval, uncovering "factory farming and severe animal cruelty on every single one."

  • King Charles has a long history of supporting animal rights groups and recently took on the role of royal patron for the RSPCA Assured charity. His wife, Queen Camilla, also has a track record of backing animal welfare groups, especially those serving horses, donkeys, dogs, elephants, and bees.
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Farage attacked again on campaign trail: Nigel Farage is continuing his cross-country campaign as he makes the case for voters to back Reform UK on 4 July ...
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Farage attacked again on campaign trail
Quick Glance: Nigel Farage Targeted by Objects from Work Site
  • A protester threw objects at Nigel Farage during a campaign trail in South Yorkshire.

  • The Reform UK leader was attacked by a man in a red hoodie while on an open bus in Barnsley.

  • After a man was arrested for throwing objects, Farage shared concerns about attacks on democracy.

  • Farage has faced previous assaults by protesters, including a McDonalds milkshake incident in Clacton.
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Why has Germany’s AfD gained so much popularity, despite being called ‘neo-Nazis’ by other parties? Katja Hoyer on why voters are turning to the right Watch ... Show more

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Soon, Britain could be the only country in the West run by a left-wing government. Douglas Murray on why we’re the outlier Watch here 👉 'The continent is turning right' – Douglas Murray on the EU elections | SpectatorTV - YouTube
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'Rishi Sunak had shaved. Robinson hadn’t bothered.' ✍️ Lloyd Evans
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'The accusations in the megabucks California lawsuit against Netflix include defamation, intentional infliction of emotional distress and gross negligence ... Show more

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Nigel Farage praised South Yorkshire Police and said he would not be 'bullied or cowed by a violent left-wing mob who hate our country ... Show more
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'It is one of the most widely-repeated ideas in political analysis that elections are won from the centre. It isn’t really true ... Show more
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Why has Douglas Ross resigned as Scottish Tory leader?: Douglas Ross has announced he will resign as Scottish Conservative leader. But why has he decided now is ...
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Why has Douglas Ross resigned as Scottish Tory leader?
Quick Glance: Scottish Tory leader Douglas Ross to step down after election
  • Douglas Ross has announced that he will step down as Scottish Conservative leader after the general election on 4 July.

  • Mr. Ross revealed that he would also resign as an MSP and leave the Scottish Parliament if he wins the Westminster seat of Aberdeenshire North and Moray East.

  • Critics dubbed the party leader 'three jobs Ross' and heavily criticized his surprise decision to run for a Westminster seat after pledging in 2022 to focus solely on his role at Holyrood.

  • Allegations surfaced that he had previously used Westminster expenses to travel to football matches in his capacity as a professional linesman.
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Former Green leader jumps ship to Labour: Another day, another drama. As general election campaign shenanigans continue, it now transpires that Robin Harper — ...
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Former Green leader jumps ship to Labour
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'Appearing on GB News, Emily Thornberry appeared to let the cat out of the bag when she discussed the consequences of pricing middle-class parents out of ... Show more

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Quick Glance: Dubai students rally to raise Dh720,000, distribute 9,000 kits to charity schools
  • Over 150 students packed 9,000 school kits on Monday, June 10, in the spacious PE hall of a bustling Dubai school.

  • The initiative was made possible through the 'Students for Students' campaign, successfully raising Dh720,000 in its initial phase.

  • Students from 14 participating schools will be involved in activities at various educational institutions from June 10 to 25.

  • Engaging in a donation drive for Dubai Cares, students packed bags with school essentials like stationery and books.
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Trump is forcing Biden to the right: With just five months to go until his rematch against Donald Trump, the veteran Democrat Joe Biden is aping his Republican ...
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Trump is forcing Biden to the right
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The trouble with ‘centrist’ Tories: The Conservatives have been in power for 14 years and, while they are nominally centre-right, the party is far from sensible ...
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The trouble with ‘centrist’ Tories
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Macron is trying to scare French voters into rejecting Le Pen’s party: French president Emmanuel Macron has called a snap election to be held on 30 June and 7 ...
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Macron is trying to scare French voters into rejecting Le Pen’s party
Quick Glance: Macron Dissolves Parliament: France Prepares for New Elections
  • Macron dissolves parliament following the European elections.

  • Extreme right-wing parties garnered nearly 40% in the election.

  • Macron sees the rise of nationalists as a threat.

  • The new elections are scheduled for late June and early July.
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Is the Lib Dems’ election campaign silly or savvy?: Sir Ed Davey's Lib Dems are conducting an apolitical election campaign, but is this a silly or savvy approach ...
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Is the Lib Dems’ election campaign silly or savvy?
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'Neither party is taking prisons seriously. If that is the case, we face disaster in the coming months.' ✍️ David Shipley Tap to read Labour could make Britain's prison crisis worse | The Spectator
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The truth about the rise of the ‘far right’ in Europe: Look closely and the results are more nuanced and more interesting. If anything, we can see the taming of ...
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The truth about the rise of the ‘far right’ in Europe
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'There is a huge anger and sense of despair, even a feeling of abandonment, in Ireland at the moment.' ✍️ Ian O'Doherty Tap to read Sinn Fein’s immigration stance has blown up in its face | The Spectator
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France can’t afford a Le Pen government: Maine Le Pen is a high welfare, big state, economic nationalist. She wants to preserve the French social model.
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France can’t afford a Le Pen government
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Why prog beat punk: The band Yes played the Royal Albert Hall recently. Prog rock is still popular while punk seems to have faded.
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Why prog beat punk
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Olaf Scholz’s party suffers worst EU election defeat as AfD surges: The German Chancellor’s party won just 13.9 per cent in the European elections – placing them ...
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Olaf Scholz’s party suffers worst EU election defeat as AfD surges
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'You're what?' 'What do you do?' 'Why do they need one of those?' These are some of the questions I was asked when I first became the chaplain of Scunthorpe ... Show more

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