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UK politics live: Jeremy Hunt hits back against claim the Tories mismanaged the economy
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UK politics live: Jeremy Hunt hits back against claim the Tories ...
Chancellor hints at above-inflation pay rise for public sector workers: Labour's Chancellor Rachel Reeves may grant a 5.5% pay rise for teachers and NHS ...
metro.co.uk/2024/07/21/chancellor-hints-above-inflation-pay-rise-public-sector-workers-21267026/
Chancellor hints at above-inflation pay rise for public sector workers
Quick Glance: Reeves Faces Pressure on Public Sector Pay
  • Rachel Reeves is pressured to outline plans for above inflation pay rises in the public sector to prevent industrial action.

  • Government expected to announce pay rises based on recommendations from teachers and NHS pay review bodies.

  • Funding sources cautious about financing raises, with discussions on potential tax hikes, increased borrowing, or spending cuts.

  • Union leaders warn of strikes if pay recommendations are not met, while schools express concerns over potential additional costs from pay increases.
Remembering the Pentonville Five: On this day in 1972, five trade unionists were arrested after refusing to obey an injunction against picketing ...
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Remembering the Pentonville Five
Victoria Atkins: MP criticised for behaving 'abominably': Ms Atkins has been criticised after attempting to interrupt another MP during a Commons debate.
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Victoria Atkins: MP criticised for behaving 'abominably'
Plymouth people say smoking should be 'outlawed altogether': The Government plans to create a smoke-free generation
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Plymouth people say smoking should be 'outlawed altogether'
Huge migration crackdown as Labour plans raids on car washes and salons: The Home Office will hire a 1,000-strong immigration squad to raid car washes and salons ...
express.co.uk/news/uk/1925923/huge-migration-crackdown-labour-plans-raids
Huge migration crackdown as Labour plans raids on car washes and salons
Millions set to receive £11,000 boost from DWP: Around 15 million Brits could benefit from the cash boost
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Millions set to receive £11,000 boost from DWP
The two-child benefit cap is social cleansing. Starmer must end it: In an outspoken challenge to her leader, Labour’s Rosie Duffield says Tory rules penalising ...
thetimes.com/uk/politics/article/rosie-duffield-mp-two-child-benefit-cap-scncpn9dd
The two-child benefit cap is social cleansing. Starmer must end it
What Washington thinks of Keir Starmer: After years of Conservative turmoil, the new British prime minister has been welcomed by Democrats and Republicans alike.
politico.eu/article/washington-us-politics-keir-starmer-us-president-joe-biden-democrats-labour-congress-party-elections-2024/
What Washington thinks of Keir Starmer
Zelenskyy attends UK cabinet meeting, renews calls to allow strikes inside Russia
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Zelenskyy attends UK cabinet meeting, renews calls to allow strikes inside ...
Quick Glance: Zelensky Makes Historic Visit to U.K. Cabinet
  • President Zelensky visits British Cabinet as first foreign leader since 1997.

  • Meeting highlights Britain's support for Ukraine in conflict with Russia.

  • Discussions on defense treaty to boost military production.

  • Emphasis on European support for Ukraine amid potential Trump re-election.
878 days of the Ukrainian war: Zelensky in London and the situation at the front: The President of Ukraine attended a meeting of the new Cabinet in London - but ...
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878 days of the Ukrainian war: Zelensky in London and the situation at the ...
Teen voters could kick Labour in the ballot box: Starmer should leave 16 and 17-year-olds to grow up before giving them the power to indulge their disaffections
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Teen voters could kick Labour in the ballot box
Rachel Reeves vows to lift kids out of poverty but won't scrap two-child cap: The Chancellor told the BBC's Laura Kuenssberg Show on Sunday morning that ...
dailyrecord.co.uk/news/politics/rachel-reeves-vows-lift-kids-33290431
Rachel Reeves vows to lift kids out of poverty but won't scrap two-child ...
Tom Tugendhat gets backing from two top Tories for party leadership: Damian Green and Steve Baker, who are from different wings of the party ...
itv.com/news/2024-07-19/tom-tugendhat-gets-backing-from-two-top-tories-for-party-leadership
Tom Tugendhat gets backing from two top Tories for party leadership
Labour sets out timetable for choosing Vaughan Gething successor: Welsh Labour confirms a new leader will be chosen on 14th September
itv.com/news/wales/2024-07-20/labour-meets-to-start-process-to-find-vaughan-gething-successor
Labour sets out timetable for choosing Vaughan Gething successor
In praise of political tedium: Five years ago, one hot spring night in the Canaries, my partner and I stared at our phones in a hotel restaurant and awaited the ...
newstatesman.com/politics/2024/07/in-praise-of-political-tedium
In praise of political tedium
Starmer Sees Trump Comeback as a Warning About His Own UK Danger: Following talks on a migration crackdown with Hungary’s Viktor Orban at the European Political ...
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Starmer Sees Trump Comeback as a Warning About His Own UK Danger
Do you support Labour's smoking ban plans?: The government's plan aims to stop children from ever taking up the habit
bristolpost.co.uk/news/news-opinion/your-say-you-support-labours-9420546
Do you support Labour's smoking ban plans?
Harris, Starmer meeting resets Anglo-Irish relationship: British Prime Minister Keir Starmer appears to have convinced many in the Irish Government that his ...
rte.ie/news/2024/0721/1460946-starmer-harris-analysis/
Harris, Starmer meeting resets Anglo-Irish relationship
‘Our majority is very soft’: Labour fears complacency as it plans 2029 election: Keir Starmer has only been in office for a fortnight - but he is already ...
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‘Our majority is very soft’: Labour fears complacency as it plans 2029 ...
UK Border Force returns migrants to France – expert Q&A: The UK Border Force has returned a group of migrants to France after their small boat got into trouble ...
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UK Border Force returns migrants to France – expert Q&A
Britain criticises both Israel and Hamas for Gaza crisis: "Hamas cannot remain in charge of Gaza. But equally, the Israel Defence Forces cannot remain ...
ukdefencejournal.org.uk/britain-criticises-both-israel-and-hamas-for-gaza-crisis/
Britain criticises both Israel and Hamas for Gaza crisis
Starmer government program: Securonomics instead of child benefit: After 16 years of Tories, the Starmer government could be a liberation. But when it comes to ...
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Starmer government program: Securonomics instead of child benefit
Globally-mobile millionaires threaten to desert Britain over tax - Economy - The Jakarta Post
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Globally-mobile millionaires threaten to desert Britain over tax - Economy ...
Inside Labour’s great European reset: Nato’s first secretary general once said the alliance’s job was to keep the Russians out, the Americans in and the Germans ...
newstatesman.com/the-weekend-report/2024/07/inside-labours-great-european-reset-keir-starmer
Inside Labour’s great European reset
Pension pots could receive boost as Labour propose 'big bang' reforms: The Government says the changes are also designed to help boost economic growth
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Pension pots could receive boost as Labour propose 'big bang' reforms
There’s an explosive row about class brewing in Labour’s equality act: Often the biggest scraps are within a Government, between Cabinet Ministers with different ...
inews.co.uk/opinion/theres-explosive-rowclass-brewing-labours-equality-act-3180201
There’s an explosive row about class brewing in Labour’s equality act
Stephen Flynn writes to Keir Starmer asking for four-nation child poverty summit: The SNP welcomed news the UK Government has set up a ministerial taskforce to ...
dailyrecord.co.uk/news/politics/stephen-flynn-writes-keir-starmer-33282889
Stephen Flynn writes to Keir Starmer asking for four-nation child poverty ...
Bristol dentist calls for overseas help to fix NHS provision problem: She says bringing in dentists from abroad would help
bristolpost.co.uk/news/bristol-news/bristol-dentist-calls-overseas-help-9414334
Bristol dentist calls for overseas help to fix NHS provision problem
PIP overhaul plans addressed with vow to 'rebuild' benefits system: The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has broken its silence on the future of Personal ...
nottinghampost.com/news/cost-of-living/dwp-pip-overhaul-plans-addressed-9426803
PIP overhaul plans addressed with vow to 'rebuild' benefits system
The political reaction to Biden’s withdrawal from presidential race : Many of the people who had voiced opinions about Biden’s role in the race ...
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The political reaction to Biden’s withdrawal from presidential race
ITV 'bans politicians' from I'm a Celebrity 2023 after Nigel Farage's warning: ITV has reportedly decided to ban politicians from the next series of I'm A ...
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ITV 'bans politicians' from I'm a Celebrity 2023 after Nigel Farage's ...
Dates for the rest of the Bank Holidays in 2024: There were calls for a bank holiday if England won Euro 2024 - but it looks like people will have to wait
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Dates for the rest of the Bank Holidays in 2024
Labor adviser on the transition of power in Great Britain: "Starmer's victory is more impressive than Blair's"
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Labor adviser on the transition of power in Great Britain:
The breath-taking Essex wedding venue where Keir Starmer got married: The Starmers had 200 guests at their wedding at a venue in Essex
essexlive.news/news/essex-news/breath-taking-essex-wedding-venue-9415728
The breath-taking Essex wedding venue where Keir Starmer got married
Great Britain: Economic recovery thanks to Keir Starmer's center-left course?: Pleasing: Great Britain's new head of government is the opposite of Herbert Kickl ...
falter.at/zeitung/20240716/wirtschaftserholung-durch-keir-starmers-mitte-links-kurs
Great Britain: Economic recovery thanks to Keir Starmer's center-left ...
Ben Bradley says 'weight has been lifted' after losing MP job: His one remaining job is leader of Nottinghamshire County Council after losing his role as ...
nottinghampost.com/news/local-news/ben-bradley-says-weight-been-9420810
Ben Bradley says 'weight has been lifted' after losing MP job
Political View: Our city’s changed political landscape: With these regular columns returning following a hectic period embracing both the local council elections ...
peterboroughtoday.co.uk/news/opinion/columnists/political-view-our-citys-changed-political-landscape-4709265
Political View: Our city’s changed political landscape
A respectful question for Labour: do you have any real change?: The new government has promised things will be different: but when it comes to spending ...
theguardian.com/business/article/2024/jul/21/a-respectful-question-for-labour-do-you-have-any-real-change
A respectful question for Labour: do you have any real change?
Starmer has proved himself good at diplomatic speed dating: It was mission accomplished for the first phase of Keir Starmer’s “reset” of Britain’s relations with ...
gulftoday.ae/opinion/2024/07/20/starmer-has-proved-himself-good-at-diplomatic-speed-dating
Starmer has proved himself good at diplomatic speed dating
Tax issues may lead millionaires to leave UK: For ultra-wealthy entrepreneur Bassim Haidar, living in London has become an expensive indulgence he can no longer ...
gulftoday.ae/opinion/2024/07/20/tax-issues-may-lead-millionaires-to-leave-uk
Tax issues may lead millionaires to leave UK
Paul Hosford: Forgive us our prayers for bland political pragmatism: After the meeting in Chequers, Simon Harris practically bounded out to the returning press ...
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Paul Hosford: Forgive us our prayers for bland political pragmatism
Notts MP Robert Jenrick hints at Conservative leadership bid: He is one of the bookies' favourites for the job when Rishi Sunak stands down
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Notts MP Robert Jenrick hints at Conservative leadership bid
The U.K May Implement a New Tax That Could Cause the Ultra-Wealthy to Leave the Country
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The U.K May Implement a New Tax That Could Cause the Ultra-Wealthy to ...
New Labour MPs and former Darlington MP get Government jobs: Four Labour politicians from the North East have landed jobs in the new Government- here's what ...
thenorthernecho.co.uk/news/24463728.new-labour-mps-former-darlington-mp-get-government-jobs/
New Labour MPs and former Darlington MP get Government jobs
Carlisle dad tells Starmer: 'It's time to end public body cover-ups': A CARLISE father who wants the Ministry of Defence to be prosecuted over the “avoidable” ...
newsandstar.co.uk/news/24460052.carlisle-dad-tells-starmer-time-end-public-body-cover-ups/
Carlisle dad tells Starmer: 'It's time to end public body cover-ups'
Starmer Sees Trump Comeback as a Warning About His Own UK Danger: Following talks on a migration crackdown with Hungary’s Viktor Orban at the European Political ...
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Starmer Sees Trump Comeback as a Warning About His Own UK Danger
Keir Starmer intervenes in the British economy: Nationalizations and tax-financed projects are intended to revive the weakening economy ...
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Keir Starmer intervenes in the British economy
Turning the Isle of Wight blue rinse tide into a sea of red: This opinion column is about the General Election 2024 and the result on the Isle of Wight.
countypress.co.uk/news/24457062.turning-isle-wight-blue-rinse-tide-sea-red/
Turning the Isle of Wight blue rinse tide into a sea of red
Resignations at Liz Truss's local Conservative association: Former prime minister Liz Truss's local Conservative association has been rocked by three ...
edp24.co.uk/news/24452960.resignations-liz-trusss-local-conservative-association/
Resignations at Liz Truss's local Conservative association
Starmer’s honeymoon could be short as ‘Sue’s shitlist’ gets longer: His chief of staff has drawn up a list of challenges - and the dilemmas on tax and spending ...
inews.co.uk/opinion/starmers-honeymoon-could-be-short-as-sues-shitlist-gets-longer-3181031
Starmer’s honeymoon could be short as ‘Sue’s shitlist’ gets longer
Inside Spain: The quietest place on earth and renewed UK friendship: In this week’s Inside Spain we look at how this noisy country is home to one of the quietest ...
thelocal.es/20240720/inside-spain-the-quietest-place-on-earth-and-renewed-uk-friendship
Inside Spain: The quietest place on earth and renewed UK friendship
Brian Taylor: Just how long will you wait for Labour’s change?: Political choice is not driven solely by individuals, however powerful. Still less by party ...
heraldscotland.com/politics/viewpoint/24462834.brian-taylor-just-long-will-wait-labours-change/
Brian Taylor: Just how long will you wait for Labour’s change?
Council looks to move bin collections to every three weeks: Councillors voted in favour of the move being proposed in a public consultation
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Council looks to move bin collections to every three weeks
Scottish Tory leadership frontrunner Russell Findlay backed Liz Truss to be PM: EXCLUSIVE: Russell Findlay lavished praise on the “authentic” right-wing ...
dailyrecord.co.uk/news/politics/scottish-tory-leadership-frontrunner-russell-33283154
Scottish Tory leadership frontrunner Russell Findlay backed Liz Truss to ...
A new government, and I had a seat at the side-table of history: I suffered one day of hangover and three of illness following my debauchery at the New Statesman ...
newstatesman.com/culture/life/2024/07/a-new-government-and-i-had-a-seat-at-the-side-table-of-history
A new government, and I had a seat at the side-table of history
Axe two child benefit cap, say 35 MPs as first revolt against Keir Starmer grows: London MPs Jeremy Corbyn, John McDonnell, Dawn Butler and Bell Ribeiro-Addy ...
standard.co.uk/news/politics/two-child-benefit-cap-labour-revolt-keir-starmer-scrap-b1171783.html
Axe two child benefit cap, say 35 MPs as first revolt against Keir Starmer ...
UK Urged to Cut Off Arms Sales to Israel After Restoring UNRWA Funds: "While the U.K. is giving aid with one hand, it continues to send weapons used in the ...
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UK Urged to Cut Off Arms Sales to Israel After Restoring UNRWA Funds
Quick Glance: UNRWA: History, Functions, and Funding
  • UNRWA is the main source of humanitarian support for Palestinians in Gaza and the wider region.

  • The agency was created in 1949 after the Arab-Israeli war to support Palestinian refugees.

  • UNRWA provides education, health services, social support, and financing to help refugees become self-supporting.

  • Funding for UNRWA primarily comes from UN member states, the EU, and other partners, although the US has suspended its payments.
Keir Starmer hopes for EU help in the fight against irregular migration: New British government wants to tackle English Channel migration crisis - and seeks a ...
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Keir Starmer hopes for EU help in the fight against irregular migration
Energy drinks, smoking, voting: How are teens impacted by Starmer's plans | ITV News
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Energy drinks, smoking, voting: How are teens impacted by Starmer's plans ...
Russia ignores sanctions: Europe wants to crack down on the shadow fleet: Russia has been evading Western sanctions for some time with a shadow fleet ...
berliner-zeitung.de/wirtschaft-verantwortung/russland-umgeht-sanktionen-europa-will-hart-gegen-schattenflotte-durchgreifen-li.2236757
Russia ignores sanctions: Europe wants to crack down on the shadow fleet
Kemi Badenoch warns Angela Rayner she’s been ‘stitched up’ by Labour in brutal speech
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Kemi Badenoch warns Angela Rayner she’s been ‘stitched up’ by Labour in ...
Keir Starmer announces around 99 million euros to combat illegal migration: British Prime Minister Keir Starmer has announced around 99 million euros in funding ...
de.euronews.com/my-europe/2024/07/19/keir-starmer-kundigt-rund-99-millionen-euro-fur-bekampfung-illegaler-migration-an
Keir Starmer announces around 99 million euros to combat illegal migration
These Stocks Offer Gains Without the U.S. Political Drama: Keir Stamer's style is the polar opposite of Donald Trump. Many wondered if he was too boring to be U ...
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These Stocks Offer Gains Without the U.S. Political Drama
Chris Mason and Volodymyr Zelensky: My chat with Ukraine's leader: The Ukrainian leader sat down with the BBC's political editor Chris Mason on Thursday.
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Chris Mason and Volodymyr Zelensky: My chat with Ukraine's leader
Next European Political Community summit to be held in Hungary: Next EPC meeting to take place four months from now in Budapest, Keir Starmer says.
politico.eu/article/european-political-community-summit-hungary-viktor-orban-united-kingdom-keir-starmer/
Next European Political Community summit to be held in Hungary
EPG Security Summit: Charmer Starmer: The new British Prime Minister launches a charm offensive: Nevertheless, the summit of the European Political Community ...
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EPG Security Summit: Charmer Starmer
Zelensky addresses UK Cabinet, urges Starmer to 'show leadership' on long-range strikes
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Zelensky addresses UK Cabinet, urges Starmer to 'show ...
Poll: Do you agree with the smoking ban?: The Tobacco and Vapes Bill will be introduced to prevent the next generation ever being able to legally purchase ...
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Poll: Do you agree with the smoking ban?