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Yulia Skripal Takes Center Stage, Hopes to Return to Russia

Yulia Skripal Takes Center Stage, Hopes to Return to Russia

🕔14:44, 24.May 2018

“We are so lucky to have both survived this attempted assassination. Our recovery has been slow and extremely painful,” Yulia Skripal said in her written English statement.

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Sajid Javid Pledges He Is ‘Standing With’ UK Police

Sajid Javid Pledges He Is ‘Standing With’ UK Police

🕔11:09, 23.May 2018

Sajid Javid became home secretary in April, after Amber Rudd resigned her position amid the Windrush revelations.

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Sergei Skripal Now Discharged From Hospital

Sergei Skripal Now Discharged From Hospital

🕔11:54, 18.May 2018

Salisbury District Hospital Chief Executive, Cara Charles-Barks, said: “It is fantastic news that Sergei Skripal is well enough to leave Salisbury District Hospital.

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Donald Trump Ready to Force NHS Pay More For Drugs

Donald Trump Ready to Force NHS Pay More For Drugs

🕔07:49, 16.May 2018

“The President and his team want to be able to use the NHS and NICE as a foil for his plan that reduces costs for consumers at the point of sale, but without rationing and access restrictions for which the UK system is infamous in the US, particularly amongst conservative media.”

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Theresa May, Jacob Rees-Mogg Clash Over Irish Border

Theresa May, Jacob Rees-Mogg Clash Over Irish Border

🕔08:06, 15.May 2018

PM Theresa May and the senior Brexiteer crossed swords after all backbenchers were summoned to Downing Street for briefings on the government’s rival customs blueprints.

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UK Labour MP Dame Tessa Jowell Passes Away

UK Labour MP Dame Tessa Jowell Passes Away

🕔09:49, 13.May 2018

Tony Blair said: “Tessa had passion, determination and simple human decency in greater measure than any person I have ever known. She was an inspiration to work with, and a joy to be near. She was the most wise of counsellors, the most loyal and supportive of colleagues, and the best of friends.”

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Pro-Brexit Group Backed By Nigel Farage Cheated UK Electoral Law

Pro-Brexit Group Backed By Nigel Farage Cheated UK Electoral Law

🕔08:46, 11.May 2018

The pro-Brexit group backed by Nigel Farage was caught breaking electoral law, exceeding the spending limit by more than 10 percent and then hiding the overrun with incomplete or inaccurate paperwork. Leave.EU’s chief officer has now been referred to the police as a result.

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Over 3m UK Children Now Living in Poverty in 2018

Over 3m UK Children Now Living in Poverty in 2018

🕔12:40, 7.May 2018

“Years of falling incomes and benefit cuts have had a terrible human cost. Millions of parents are struggling to feed and clothe their kids,” said Frances O’Grady, the TUC general secretary.

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UK Voters Will Pass Judgment on Prime Minister Theresa May Today

UK Voters Will Pass Judgment on Prime Minister Theresa May Today

🕔08:09, 3.May 2018

Conservatives have run Trafford council since 2004, making it a key target for Labour and one Theresa May’s party would desperately not want to lose. Losing just two of the 33 seats in the 63 seat council chamber would cost the Conservatives overall control.

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Theresa May ‘Architect’ of ‘Hostile’ UK Racist Environment – Think Tank

Theresa May ‘Architect’ of ‘Hostile’ UK Racist Environment – Think Tank

🕔15:51, 27.Apr 2018

“Reckless just doesn’t cover it. It is a racist culture and it’s a product of a racist culture. Theresa May was the architect of this hostile environment and [Home Secretary] Amber Rudd is her faithful servant,” Frances Webber said.

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Black Deaths in UK Police Custody Now Worry U.N.

Black Deaths in UK Police Custody Now Worry U.N.

🕔13:29, 27.Apr 2018

United Nations experts have reportedly raised concerns over the treatment of black and other ethnic minorities in police custody in the UK, according to the Independent newspaper. UN report found that ethnic minorities are three times more likely to be tasered than white people.

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UK 5th Richest Country Yet More People Using Food Banks

UK 5th Richest Country Yet More People Using Food Banks

🕔14:18, 24.Apr 2018

Labour MP for Birkenhead Frank Field said the rise in levels of hunger in the UK was “very troubling”.

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Theresa May Trying to Convince UK Lawmakers Syria Strikes Were Legal and Moral

Theresa May Trying to Convince UK Lawmakers Syria Strikes Were Legal and Moral

🕔16:46, 16.Apr 2018

“We have always been clear that the government has the right to act quickly in the national interest,” Theresa May said, calling the military action “not just morally right but also legally right.”

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UK Passport Maker to Appeal Loss of ‘Brexit Blue’ Contract

UK Passport Maker to Appeal Loss of ‘Brexit Blue’ Contract

🕔19:14, 3.Apr 2018

A spokesman for Theresa May said, “This has been a rigorous, fair and open competition. The preferred bidder demonstrated they are best able to meet the needs of the passport service.”

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UK Scientists Say Can’t Prove Salisbury Nerve Agent Is From Russia

UK Scientists Say Can’t Prove Salisbury Nerve Agent Is From Russia

🕔15:49, 3.Apr 2018

Gary Aitkenhead, chief executive of the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) at Porton Down said: “We have not identified the precise source, but we have provided the scientific info to government who have then used a number of other sources to piece together the conclusions you have come to.”

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