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Social mobility isnt enough – a Labour government would tackle inequality
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“Britain is a deeply divided nation.” Thus begins the government’s own Social Mobility Commission report this week. The gap between the rich and everyone else is growing at an alarming rate. While the majority of people have had to endure pay cuts, ...[Read more]
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Labour vows to factor climate change risk into economic forecasts
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The risk posed by climate change would be factored into projections from the government’s independent economic forecaster if Labour took office, the shadow chancellor will announce on Tuesday. John McDonnell will highlight the human and economic costs o ...[Read more]
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UK prosecutors admit destroying key emails in Julian Assange case
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The Crown Prosecution Service is facing embarrassment after admitting it destroyed key emails relating to the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who is holed up in Ecuador’s London embassy fighting extradition. Email exchanges between the CPS and its Swe ...[Read more]
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UK intelligence agencies are being sued for spying on Amnesty International
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One of the claims, brought by an alliance of 10 human rights organisations, has been considered by the investigatory powers tribunal (IPT) in London, which takes some of its evidence in secret. Guardian Today: the headlines, the analysis, the debate - sen ...[Read more]
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Brexit: EU warns UK it has less than a month to make concessions
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The British government has less than a month to make a concession on the Brexit bill in order to guarantee launching trade talks in December, the Guardian understands. Senior officials in Brussels say talks have stalled since Theresa May’s Florence spee ...[Read more]
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Theresa May Just U-Turned On Social Housing Policy After Pressure From Jeremy Corbyn
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Theresa May has unexpectedly U-turned on a major government housing policy, in a significant victory for Labour. The prime minister announced that ministers would scrap a proposed cap on the amount of money the government is willing to pay towards the cos ...[Read more]
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Wife and son ‘dumped American man with dementia in UK car park’
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An American man with dementia was flown from his Los Angeles home to Britain and allegedly left in a car park by his wife and son, according to court documents in the US seen by the BBC. Roger Curry, 76, was allegedly abandoned without identification in t ...[Read more]
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Has Britain really become a completely useless country?
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There used to be a time when Britain’s opinion mattered as much as that of the United States or Europe. The US, for all the jaw-dropping buffoonery with Donald Trump as president, remains the dominant superpower, and the European Union is still a combin ...[Read more]
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Labour takes aim at tax havens as £13TRILLION of UK firms’ assets squirrelled away offshore
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A mind-boggling £13trillion of assets in major firms who do business in the UK are squirrelled away in tax havens abroad says Labour. And Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell will tomorrow tell the BBC’s Andrew Marr how Chancellor Philip Hammond could grab ...[Read more]
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Corbyn: Hammond right to say Labour threatens whole economic system
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Jeremy Corbyn will say the chancellor, Philip Hammond, is right to call the Labour party an “existential challenge to our economic model” as he pledges to lead a government that will overturn the economic status quo. ...[Read more]
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Labour pull five points clear of the Tories, as voters prefer Corbyn to May
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Theresa May’s crisis has deepened today with a new poll showing Labour surging ahead of the Conservatives, while the public now also has a clear preference for Jeremy Corbyn as Prime Minister. The exclusive survey for The Independent by BMG Research no ...[Read more]
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