Trump takes to Twitter to slam EU for Google fine

Trump takes to Twitter to slam EU for Google fine

Donald Trump has taken to Twitter once again, attacking the EU decision to fine Google for using ‘anti-competitive’ practices. The President tweeted: “I told you so! The European Union just slapped a Five Billion Dollar fine on one of our great companies, Google. They truly have taken advantage of the...

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Screening of the 2017 Harlem International Film Festival documentary, “Changing the World, One Wall at a Time,” on July 29th 2018

Screening of the 2017 Harlem International Film Festival documentary, “Changing the World, One Wall at a Time,” on July 29th 2018

The screening of the Street Art documentary, “Changing the World, One Wall at a Time,” will take place at The Tabernacle, Notting Hill, on July 29th 2018 at 6pm. Tickets cost £7. The documentary explores one of the world’s largest street art and human rights campaigns, Education Is Not A...

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Runway Casualty: Greg Hands MP

Runway Casualty: Greg Hands MP

PARLIAMENT has a habit of drawing together unlikely bedfellows. On June 26th, an old-school Thatcherite and a socialist who lists one of his hobbies as “fermenting the overthrow of capitalism” were two of the 119 MPs opposed to the motion to build a third runway at Heathrow. Unfortunately for Greg...

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Legal backlash over Vote Leave

Legal backlash over Vote Leave

Whistleblowers have levied accusations that Vote Leave broke electoral law during the Brexit referendum. The Electoral Commission have accused Vote Leave of exceeding their spending limit, not accounting for all invoices and receipts, providing inaccurate figures for their campaign expenditure and not following protocol for a statutory notice. The allegations...

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Women’s March

Women’s March

This Sunday, June 10, marks the 100 year anniversary of the first British women gaining the right to vote, and over 27,000 women are expected to take part in a uniquely artistic march through London to celebrate. The march has been entitled Processions, and the women participating will start on...

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Democracy in the Commonwealth

Democracy in the Commonwealth

The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, was the only politician to be given a private audience with the Queen. I think there were two reasons for this; it was the first time an Indian PM had turned up at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) for aeons and secondly...

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Corbyn promises to muzzle City of London

Corbyn promises to muzzle City of London

In a speech to the EEF manufacturers’ organisation on Tuesday, Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn demanded a “fundamental rethink” on the finance sector and how it is regulated. Corbyn declared that finance should be the “servant of industry, not the masters of us all”, promising to give the government new powers to...

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Karen Buck MP gains government backing for bill helping tenants tackle rogue landlords

Karen Buck MP gains government backing for bill helping tenants tackle rogue landlords

Karen Buck MP (Labour) has gained bipartisan support for a proposal that will allow tenants to take legal action against landlords who fail to maintain safe standards for rented homes.  As part of the proposal, landlords must ensure that rental properties meet the required standards for rental homes at the...

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May’s cabinet on the edge after foreign policy blunders

May’s cabinet on the edge after foreign policy blunders

Theresa May could be preparing to lose a second cabinet minister in a week, and may even be set for the loss of a third. After the resignation of Michael Fallon, there is mounting pressure for Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and International Development Secretary Priti Patel to follow in his...

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When will Labour have its first female leader?

When will Labour have its first female leader?

When will Labour, the party that has always advocated for social justice, have its first female leader? Jeremy Corbyn stated during the keynote speech at the party conference that Labour is ‘ready to govern’. Thatcher and May have proven women can make it to Number 10 through the different periods and climates...

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