More Soldiers to be deployed in the UK following Manchester terror attack

More Soldiers to be deployed in the UK following Manchester terror attack

More British Soldiers are to be deployed around British landmarks and sporting events following the recent Manchester terror attack that killed 22 people. Prime Minister Theresa May has since said that intelligence and security services had raised the UK terrorism threat from severe to critical, the highest level since 2007....

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Tory Manifesto Shows Plans to Regulate the Internet

Tory Manifesto Shows Plans to Regulate the Internet

Theresa May has announced her plan to introduce massive internet regulations, granting the government power to decide what is said online. The plan was included in the end of the Conservative manifesto released yesterday, which indicated a clear aim to change the way the internet works. “Some people say that...

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Labour launches 2017 election manifesto

Labour launches 2017 election manifesto

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday (16/5/17) launched the Labour Election Manifesto for 2017 detailing plans to renationalise public services, increase NHS funding and scrap tuition fees for students. In the Manifesto, Corbyn makes a number of tax pledges including plans to lower the threshold for income tax from £150,000...

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Political round up: Halfway point in the 2017 General Election campaign

Political round up: Halfway point in the 2017 General Election campaign

In exactly four weeks time, Britain will go to the polls to vote in a new Government. A similar amount of time has passed since current incumbent Theresa May called the ‘snap’ General Election on April 18, so KCW Today is here to provide a brief synopsis of what has...

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Emmanuel Macron wins French presidential elections

Emmanuel Macron wins French presidential elections

Emmanuel Macron has won a decisive victory in the French presidential elections, beating his far-right rival Marine le Pen and becoming France’s youngest ever President at thirty-nine. “I know the anger, the anxiety and the doubts that a large number of you have expressed,” Macron told thousands of supporters gathered...

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Local elections 2017 round-up

Local elections 2017 round-up

The Conservatives have made gains in the local council elections, with Labour and UKIP losing out. A total of 4,851 seats are up for grabs in 88 councils – all 32 in Scotland, 22 in Wales and 34 country councils and unitary authorities in England. The Conservatives have made gains...

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JP Morgan to move thousands of employees out of London

JP Morgan to move thousands of employees out of London

US bank JP Morgan has confirmed plans to move thousands of jobs out of London ahead of the Britain’s exit from the European Union to preserve easy access to the EU single market. “We are going to use the three banks we already have in Europe as anchors for our...

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EU chief Brexit negotiator to the UK: “Paying the Brexit bill is non-negotiable”

EU chief Brexit negotiator to the UK: “Paying the Brexit bill is non-negotiable”

The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier has told Theresa May that paying the Brexit bill is non-negotiable and that there will be legal consequences if the exit bill is not paid in full. In a press conference today (3rd May) in Brussels, Mr Barnier said that the UK will...

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Mayor of London Sadiq Khan withdraws support for the Garden Bridge project

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan withdraws support for the Garden Bridge project

Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has written to the Garden Bridge Trust to withdraw his support for the Garden Bridge Project, the proposed landscape pedestrian bridge over the River Thames in London. In a letter to the Chair of the Garden Bridge Trust, the Lord Mayor Mervyn Davis informed him...

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Theresa May confirms 8 June general election

Theresa May confirms 8 June general election

Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed that a general election will be called on the 8 June in an attempt to unite Westminster behind her. May claims that an election is now needed because her Brexit plans have been met resistance by the other parties, Labour has threatened to vote against...

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