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Top Scalise aid to NFL N.Y. Republicans raise cash for Donovan New firm alert - Hettinger hangs shingle Read full story for latest details.
Politico | Feb 27, 2015 7:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The halo effect: why Jimmy Savile got away with sexual abuse | Julian Baggini Because he did good things people assumed he must be a good person. To prevent such crimes in the future we need to peer beneath the semblance of saintlinessJulian Baggini
The Guardian | Feb 27, 2015 6:33 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
CPAC 2015: What I learnt from the US and what the US could learn from Ukip On Thursday I spoke at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland in the United States a huge event that is attended by lots of American Congressman and Senators, as well as freedom-loving activists from around the world.
The Independent | Feb 27, 2015 5:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
If I were Prime Minister: I would create a government that actually reflects its people If I were elected PM, I might be a bit concerned. Is the country really sure they want to elect a leader who naps frequently, doesnt know how to play Candy Crush in a committee meeting or how to reach the worlds most popular dictators on speed dial? Reall
The Independent | Feb 27, 2015 5:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Letters: Why historic abuse cases must not be dropped What Mary Dejevsky (After Savile, its time to stop digging back into historic abuse, 27 February) does not realise (and what I might not have realised had so many former pupils of the notorious Crookham Court School in Thatcham not contacted me over the y
The Independent | Feb 27, 2015 5:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The UKs train service is rubbish it needs a woman's touch I took a train from London to Manchester on Thursday, as I do quite regularly. As it pulled out of Euston station, the announcements always so many announcements began.
The Independent | Feb 27, 2015 4:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
This unseemly 'generation game' being played out by Labour and the Tories is dangerous Four days after David Cameron pitched for the grey vote by promising wealthy pensioners they will keep financial perks they do not need, Ed Miliband made his play for the votes of young people by pledging to cut university tuition fees from 9,000 to 6,000
The Independent | Feb 27, 2015 4:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
The small Irish town of Athenry has a special place in my heart. What might the arrival of Apple do to it? I had a bit of a moment this week you could call it a Cider with Roisin moment when I heard about Apples latest plans. The tech titan revealed that its going to spend 1.25bn on two massive data centres in Europe. One is in the pine forests of the Jutland
The Independent | Feb 27, 2015 4:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Lets face it, our free museums subsidise tourists The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has issued a press release headlined: Latest statistics for Government-sponsored museums show two million more visits were made than previous year.
The Independent | Feb 27, 2015 4:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Making fun of Madonna for daring to look good in middle age merely shows how envious we are I never thought Id write these words, but I feel (a little bit) sorry for Madge. A 56-year-old woman has a nasty fall, and instead of sympathy, shes an object of fun the butt of jokes featuring stairlifts. She could have broken her back, for Gods sake.
The Independent | Feb 27, 2015 3:56 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend