Paul Kenny, general secretary of the GMB union and a leading opponent of the Alternative Vote, got himself into an entertaining tangle on the Today programme this morning. It was put to him that the Labour Party uses AV for its internal elections, including the one that gave him his party back under the leadership [...]
Yesterday, Egypt’s State Security Investigation Service, or the “SS” as it has been locally named, was dissolved, as announced by Interior Minister Mansour al-Issawi. This comes just a week after Egyptian activists demonstrated at State Security buildings across Alexandria and Cairo, including its headquarters in Nasr City, in the north of Cairo, which was occupied [...]
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NEW homes have come under criticism from housing minister Grant Shapps.
He has called on architects and housebuilders to “think outside the identikit Legoland box” and make sure their new developments “reflect the identity of the local area”.
His remarks – in a letter to the Design Council – brought a robust defence from house builders including [...]
Real Madrid v Lyon, Champions League, tonight 7.45pm
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Lyon held Real to a 1-1 draw in the first leg but Madrid have been flawless at home this season, winning all 14 league games with a goal difference of plus 40. They also have the best home [...]
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