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European Commission President lashes out at the G20 summit Daily Mail, Wednesday 20 June 2012 No way, Jose! Barroso has a cheek to claim the EU needs no lessons in democracy or economics. The president of the European Commission Jose … Continue reading

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The Guardian, Sunday 10 June 2012 Spain’s prime minister, Mariano Rajoy, on Sunday made a desperate attempt to portray a €100bn (£81bn) bailout of his country’s banking system as a triumph at the start of a week which could determine … Continue reading

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Colder weather on way for Easter The Guardian, Monday 2 April 2012 The Met Office said: “It is likely to continue to feel cool, if not fairly chilly, particularly compared with the recent very warm spell, with temperatures quite widely … Continue reading

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petrolgate, pastygate, … Daily Record, Thursday 29 March 2012 Queues grew at forecourts around the country yesterday as news spread of the Tories’ warnings over a threatened tanker drivers’ strike. No strike has been called and talks are planned, but … Continue reading

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Cameron in cash-for-access turmoil Financial Times, Monday 26 March 2012 David Cameron was on Sunday night under pressure to disclose fully which Conservative party donors he had wined and dined in private engagements at Downing Street after the prime minister … Continue reading

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Sun executives accused of paying huge illegal payments to corrupt public officials. Scottish Daily Record, Tuesday 28 February 2012 The Leveson inquiry team have been investigating the conduct of the printed press. The Sun paid a fortune in bribes for … Continue reading

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The revolt against workfare spreads. New Statesman, Saturday 24 February 2012 What began as a revolt against a Tesco job advert which notoriously offered a salary of “JSA + Expenses” has thrown the entire future of the [government's workfare scheme] … Continue reading

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Abu Qatada is to have round-the-clock police protection. Daily Mail, Saturday 13 February 2012 At a cost to taxpayers of £10,000 a week, a team of up to 60 police officers and MI5 agents will provide round-the-clock protection for a … Continue reading

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BBC tells journalists to stop calling Abu Qatada an ‘extremist’ as it implies a value judgement. Daily Telegraph, Tuesday 7 February 2012 A British court has called Qatada a “truly dangerous individual” and even his defence team has suggested he … Continue reading

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