Putin and Trump lash out against ‘fake news’

Putin and Trump lash out against ‘fake news’

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has launched a ‘fake news’ tracking page that emblazons a large, red ‘FAKE’ stamp on articles it deems untrue. The site has only denounced outlets in the US and the UK so far, including the New York Times, Bloomberg, The Telegraph, NBC News and the Santa Monica Observer. As the ministry’s...

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Parliament Squared: Labour

Parliament Squared: Labour

Whither the future of the Labour Party? The polls for them have been dire for the past eighteen months and show no signs of improving. Corbyn’s abject leadership has extraordinarily led to a renewed interest in what was fast becoming another defunct party: the Lib Dems. They took Richmond from...

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The demands will all change, so stay awake! (with apologies to Billy Connolly)

The demands will all change, so stay awake! (with apologies to Billy Connolly)

  With a stronger-than-expected economy post Brexit (my own powerfully pro-Union views, both United Kingdom and Europe, were never to do with the economy which is a red-herring), and indeed the perhaps surprising Conservative victory in Copeland, Mr Hammond may be tempted to leave well-alone in the forthcoming budget. I...

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Net immigration falls to lowest in two years

Net immigration falls to lowest in two years

Net immigration to the UK fell by 49,000 between September 2015 and 2016 compared to the year before, according to data released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). While it was the first time in two years that the balance of people arriving and leaving the UK had dipped...

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