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May 28, 2020

How WE got a Boris Johnson chief advisor FIRED

This website with its biggest scoop got a previous chief advisor to Boris Johnson fired. Johnson was Mayor of London at the time and the "McGrathgate" incident perhaps gives a clue to the...

It's nothing to laugh about, Comrade Ken

Dear Ken,As a former friend, I am writing to say farewell comrade. You put up a spirited fight to win a third term as Mayor of London, but I could tell you were tired and your heart wasn't really in it this time. Ironically, you faced a political oppon ...

Ambassador says Western media has 'demonised' China

Fu Ying, China's ambassador to LondonIn the morning of April 6, looking at the snowflakes falling outside the window, I could not but wonder what the torch relay would be like. About eight hours later, when the torch finally struggled through the route ...

White working class 'don't have a voice'

Most white working class Britons feel nobody speaks for people like them, according to a BBC survey whose results are being shown in a programme tonight. For instance, few of them are MPs and other national leaders.Some 58 per cent said they felt unrepres ...

Real nature of Italy's 'peace mission' in Afghanistan exposed

Cecilia Anesi Political commentators could be forgiven for thinking that Italy had followed Spain in striking a blow for European independence from American's superpower imperialism when they withdrew their troops from Iraq at the end of 2006. Yet in R ...

Taxpayers face spiralling bill for 2012 Olympics

British taxpayers look set to face a shortfall of more than  £1bn when they get money back from the sale of land used for the 2012 London Olympics.And City Hall's finance chief has dismissed as  'wishful thinking' claims by embat ...

OBAMA WINS CRUCIAL PRESS SUPPORT

American presidential hopeful Barack Obama has won the powerful endorsements of The Los Angeles Times and New York Daily Post with just days to go before 'Super Tuesday' when more than half of all registered Democrat cast their vote in primaries a ...

Bush's top law man ducks torture claim but CIA admit it

Chris Gelken - Online Columnist America's most senior law enforcement official was extremely evasive under a barrage of tough questions from a US Senate committee investigating charges that the United States is guilty of war crimes. Grilled about wheth ...

Company boss Hillary failed to fight for unions

Hillary Clinton remained silent as the world's largest retailer waged a major campaign against labour unions seeking to represent store workers yet now she is relying heavily on their backing to become US President.In six years as a member of the Wal-M ...

Mayor's top aide probed over lost millions

* Ex-street hustler at the heart of city boss's empire* Runs vibrant hub for 'criminals' and his croniesAndrew Gilligan A senior adviser to London Mayor, Ken Livingstone, is under investigation after at least  £2.5 million in City Hal ...

U.S. Pundit Predicts End of The Tories

Anne Applebaum, of America's Washington PostHands up, everybody: The British Conservative Party surrenders. Only days after Gordon Brown, new leader of the Labour Party, became prime minister, the Spectator magazine -- the Conservatives' once-faith ...

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