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Labour funding to be axed if party loses upcoming election in UK

Labour funding to be axed if party loses upcoming election in UK

Apr. 2 | Unite – the biggest union in the UK – might take back funding for Labour if the party loses the upcoming election. Len McCluskey – the leader of Unite - said that there are chances of defeat in the polls unless Ed Miliband begins producing...

UK government to discuss insurers’ response to floods

UK government to discuss insurers’ response to floods

Feb. 18 | The latest floods in the UK have destroyed or damaged houses of many citizens of the country. Due to the current situation, insurance companies have been called to Downing Street to inform Ministers on what measures they are taking in order to help flood-hit...

Politician Tony Benn seriously ill

Politician Tony Benn seriously ill

Feb. 12 | British Labour Party politician Tony Benn was admitted to the hospital on February 8, 2014, after feeling unwell. The politician has been receiving treatment since then and it has been reported that on February 11, 2014, Benn fought for his life while...

US government announces partial shutdown on October 1, 2013

US government announces partial shutdown on October 1, 2013

Oct. 1 | For the first time in 17 years, the United States government began a partial shutdown on October 1, 2013. The current situation will have many consequences, as it will force up to 1 million people to take unpaid leave, national parks will be closed down...

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft to remove child abuse search terms?

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft to remove child abuse search terms?

Jul. 22 | Internet search engine giants Google, Yahoo and Microsoft have been asked by the government of UK to block internet searches which most likely lead to images of child abuse. The companies have been given time until October 2013 to adjust to banning lists...

Eric Joyce arrested again at Edinburgh airport

Eric Joyce arrested again at Edinburgh airport

May. 22 | According to latest news published on May 22, 2013, the disgraced MP of Falkirk Eric Joyce has been arrested at the Edinburgh Airport, on charges of breach of the peace. Mr Joyce, who arrived to Edinburgh on a flight from London, is believed to have...

David Cameron praises Conservative activists for their duty and decency

David Cameron praises Conservative activists for their duty and decency

May. 21 | According to reports published on May 21, 2013, British Prime Minister David Cameron did say that he still shares a smooth relationship with grassroots Tories, after an unnamed ally of the Prime Minister reportedly abused them by saying that they were...

UK Government revamps pension rules

UK Government revamps pension rules

May. 7 | In the UK, married person’s spouse pension has fallen by 17 percent, from 2.1 million to 1.7 million in the span of 10 years, from 2002 to 2012. On the contrary, claimants living abroad, some of them whom are British emigrants and foreigners have spiraled...

Government’s spending on infrastructure plans in UK questioned by MPs

Government’s spending on infrastructure plans in UK questioned by MPs

Apr. 29 | MPs on the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) have questioned the credibility behind the 310 billion pound spending of the Government on Infrastructure plans. In 2010, when the National Infrastructure plan was launched, the Treasury expected the 200 billion...

Treaty between Jordan and the UK could allow for Abu Qatada to be deported

Treaty between Jordan and the UK could allow for Abu Qatada to be deported

Apr. 24 | Abu Qatada is currently under life imprisonment in the UK in relation to terror charges that were levied against him. Successive UK governments have been trying to deport him to Jordan and now the two countries have signed a mutual assistance treaty so...