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PM accused of bribing DUP with £1bn deal despite claiming ‘there is no magic money tree’ Independent, 27th June 2017 Theresa May stands accused of using at least £1bn of public money to seal a “grubby deal” with Northern Irish … Continue reading

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Not enough is not enough The Independent, 5th June 2017 Theresa May declared “enough is enough” as she promised tough new action in the fight against Islamist terrorism both online and on Britain’s streets. A former Metropolitan Police chief has … Continue reading

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National Trust denies trying to airbrush Easter The Guardian, 4th April 2017 The prime minister, Theresa May, criticises the National Trust after the organisation decided not to mention Easter in the title of its annual egg hunt. Huge posters at … Continue reading

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Hinkley: Chinese-funded “unproven technology” Telegraph, Friday 16th September 2016 Theresa May met Chinese president Xi Jinping at the G20 conference for bilateral talks at which Hinkley Point was discussed. Days later, on September 15, the government has given the green … Continue reading

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Repel the invaders?

By the power vested in me by Thor, er, law… Theresa May’s refusal to guarantee the rights of EU nationals living in the UK is ridiculous and disgraceful. EU immigrants who complied with the laws and rules that applied at … Continue reading

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Between the devil and the deep blue sea

In October last year, the Home Office decided to end British support for search-and-rescue operations in respect of migrants at risk of drowning in the Mediterranean. Home Secretary, Theresa May, along with other European interior ministers, judged that the Mare … Continue reading

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Chain reaction

The Strasbourg court’s ruling on whole-life jail sentences certainly seems to have hit a nerve. I’ve often been very critical of the European Court of Human Rights in this blog, but I think I’ll just watch the latest heaving bandwagon … Continue reading

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The Press Association, Thursday 2 August 2012 London Mayor Boris Johnson was left hanging as he got stuck in mid-air on a zipwire at an Olympic event. Mr Johnson tried out the 148ft (45m) high, 1,050ft (320m) long line as … Continue reading

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Second thoughts about first aid for the Third World

Way back in 1970, in a General Assembly resolution, the world’s rich nations agreed to commit 0.7% of their gross national income (GNI) to international development aid. Many failed to stick to this promise, but, in 2005, the EU made … Continue reading

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