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Labour turns up the heat over free school meals [Video]

Labour turns up the heat over free school meals

Labour is stepping up the pressure on the Government over free school meals,warning it will bring the issue back to the House of Commons if ministers donot relent in time for Christmas.

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Thornberry: Govt has been complacent with drug stockpiles [Video]

Thornberry: Govt has been complacent with drug stockpiles

Emily Thornberry has called the government ‘complacent and lazy’ as Labour reveals that a number of the UK’s emergency stockpiles of drugs are running dangerously low. Report by Browna. Like us..

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Thornberry: School meal funding about humanity, not politics [Video]

Thornberry: School meal funding about humanity, not politics

Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade, Emily Thornberry, has slammed the government over its decision to stop the free school meal scheme over half-term. The Labour MP applauded the British..

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Piers Corbyn's coronavirus restrictions trial delayed over disclosure [Video]

Piers Corbyn's coronavirus restrictions trial delayed over disclosure

The trial of Piers Corbyn, brother of former Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, was delayed on Friday (October 23) over the late disclosure of prosecution material.

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A New Shift documentary movie clip [Video]

A New Shift documentary movie clip

A New Shift documentary movie clip - Plot synopsis: Tomas has been working underground as a coal miner for 25 years. When the mine has to close due to the general decline of coal mining, he is offered..

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Labour gives its verdict on Sunak's financial measures [Video]

Labour gives its verdict on Sunak's financial measures

Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds has said the government needed to be "far quicker" at delivering new financial measures for businesses in Tier 2 coronavirus areas to avoid "unnecessary economic..

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MPs vote against extending free school meals into holidays [Video]

MPs vote against extending free school meals into holidays

A motion to extend the free school meal voucher scheme until Easter 2021 has been rejected by MPs. Tabled by Labour, Conservative MPs voted against the scheme 322 votes to 261. This comes after England..

Credit: ODN     Duration: 02:10Published
Deputy Labour leader accused of ‘scum’ insult during debate [Video]

Deputy Labour leader accused of ‘scum’ insult during debate

Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner was engulfed in a row as she was accused of calling a Tory MP "scum" during a Covid-19 debate in the House of Commons. Conservative MP Chris Clarkson said the insult..

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MPs vote against move to support Marcus Rashford’s free school meals campaign [Video]

MPs vote against move to support Marcus Rashford’s free school meals campaign

England football star Marcus Rashford’s bid to extend free school meals overthe holidays was dealt a blow after MPs voted against the measure. Labour’smotion, which called for the scheme to be..

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Rayner accused of calling Tory MP 'scum' [Video]

Rayner accused of calling Tory MP 'scum'

Labour's deputy leader has been accused of calling a Conservative MP "scum" during a heated debate in the House of Commons.

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PM: Areas will come out of Tier 3 'when they are able to make progress' [Video]

PM: Areas will come out of Tier 3 'when they are able to make progress'

Boris Johnson clarified that areas will come out of Tier 3 “when they are ableto make progress”. Sir Keir said: “Can I press the Prime Minister on thatanswer? If the infection rate ‘R’ in a..

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Boris Johnson announces £60m offer to Manchester boroughs [Video]

Boris Johnson announces £60m offer to Manchester boroughs

Boris Johnson has said that the £60 million offered to Greater Manchester to support businesses affected by new coronavirus restrictions will be distributed to the region's boroughs. The prime..

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Indonesian activists protest against controversial labour laws passed by government [Video]

Indonesian activists protest against controversial labour laws passed by government

Protesters gathered in Indonesia's Medan to voice their anger at a controversial labour law passed by the government.

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India’s growing education divide [Video]

India’s growing education divide

In India, some schools have begun to partially reopen after months of closure. But for most of the country’s 320 million students, education has remained severely impacted since the lockdown began...

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Labour MP Brands Dan Wootton 'Dangerous Conspiracy Theorist' In Covid Herd Immunity Row [Video]

Labour MP Brands Dan Wootton 'Dangerous Conspiracy Theorist' In Covid Herd Immunity Row

Chris Bryant, MP for Rhondda, also called Wootton "not very bright, "dangerous" and "a loud-mouth Trump-lite".

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NZ's next parliament will be most diverse ever [Video]

NZ's next parliament will be most diverse ever

[NFA] New Zealand's next parliament is set to be the most inclusive ever, with several people of color, members from the rainbow communities and a high number of women. Emer McCarthy reports.

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Greater Manchester eyes millions in extra lockdown funding as talks continue [Video]

Greater Manchester eyes millions in extra lockdown funding as talks continue

Greater Manchester may be offered millions in extra funding to accept thestrictest coronavirus restrictions as Boris Johnson seeks to prevent alockdown revolt and mayor Andy Burnham presses for a..

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Andy Burnham doesn't rule out legal action against Government [Video]

Andy Burnham doesn't rule out legal action against Government

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham does not rule out legally challengingthe Government restrictions in Manchester saying "he would do anything toprotect low-paid workers"

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Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win [Video]

Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has described her landslide electionvictory as an endorsement of her government’s efforts to stamp out thecoronavirus and reboot the economy. A day after..

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New Zealand's Ardern wins 'historic' re-election [Video]

New Zealand's Ardern wins 'historic' re-election

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern delivered the biggest election victory for her center-left Labour Party in half a century on Saturday as voters rewarded her for strong leadership, particularly throughout..

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Ardern’s Labour Party wins New Zealand election [Video]

Ardern’s Labour Party wins New Zealand election

Ardern’s opponent Collins concedes defeat after trailing with a quarter of the votes to be counted.

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Calls for end to workplace harrassment in Bangladesh [Video]

Calls for end to workplace harrassment in Bangladesh

Hundreds of protesters, mostly female garment workers, gathered in Dhaka on Saturday (October 17), calling for a new labour law that would protect women from sexual harassment and abuse at factories...

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Ardern wins second term in office after New Zealand election landslide [Video]

Ardern wins second term in office after New Zealand election landslide

New Zealand’s prime minister Jacinda Ardern has won a second term in office inan election landslide of historic proportions. With most of the votes counted,Ms Ardern’s liberal Labour Party was..

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Labour MP Wes Streeting condemns the government's approach t [Video]

Labour MP Wes Streeting condemns the government's approach t

Shadow Minister for Schools Wes Streeting says the government's approach to local restrictions is "not working." He added that it is "unacceptable in this century" for children to go hungry as a result..

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Nepal's idol makers get low sales ahead of annual Hindu festivals amid pandemic [Video]

Nepal's idol makers get low sales ahead of annual Hindu festivals amid pandemic

Made with clay and hay straws, these life-like Durga idols are the product of days of hard labour of the idol-makers. The idols-makers start in much ahead of the biggest festival Durga Puja in the..

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Labour weekend road toll: Five killed in separate crashes since Friday

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Motorists have been urged to take care on the roads this weekend following the death of five people in as many crashes.The Labour Weekend holiday road toll period ends at 6am on Tuesday - but this..
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Conservative MPs 'faced abuse' over Angela Rayner's 'scum' remark

BBC Local News: Stoke and Staffordshire -- The party wants the Labour leader to apologise for Angela Rayner's "unparliamentary behaviour".
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Covid 19 coronavirus: No new community cases as businesses scramble over Auckland cluster

covid 19 coronavirus: no new community cases as businesses scramble over auckland cluster
On the first day of Labour weekend New Zealand recorded no new community cases of Covid-19, further allaying fears of an outbreak following Auckland's newest cluster. There were 11 new cases announced,..
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Scottish Greens aim to 'catch Labour' at Scottish Parliament election

Lorna Slater and Patrick Harvie believe the Greens could gain more votes than Labour.
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Covid not an excuse for random pay cuts, layoffs in UAE

One expat, who has lodged a labour case in court, told Khaleej Times that the company he worked for slashed its employees' salaries by 50%.
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Wiggin among MPs demanding Labour takes action after ‘scum’ remark

BILL Wiggin has added his name to a list of MPs criticising the Labour Party after the deputy leader used the word "scum" in Parliament.
Hereford Times - Published

Janner abuse lawyer claims allegations were kept from him

janner abuse lawyer claims allegations were kept from him
Former Labour MP Greville Janner died in 2015 and was never charged with any offences
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Cambridge Labour councillor resigns over trans rights motion

cambridge labour councillor resigns over trans rights motion
The motion began: "Trans women are women. Trans men are men. Non-binary individuals are non-binary"
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'Crack den' tweets 'taken out of context', MP says

BBC Local News: Nottingham -- Conservative Ben Bradley was accused by Labour of "stigmatising working class families" over free school meals.
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Labour lawyers ‘club’ at Lands Authority

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All lawyers, with one exception, currently engaged by the Lands Authority are intricately connected to Labour, pocketing tens of thousands of euros in taxpayer funds from consultancies. The Shift is..
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Let’s test ‘universal basic income’ in Brighton and Hove, say councillors

Councillors have welcomed a petition calling for a trial of universal basic income. The petition was presented by Basic Income South East campaigner Maggie Gordon-Walker at a “virtual” meeting of..
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Qatar- Italian expat gives strays a 2nd Chance

(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Love for animals is a passion that demands care, time, and labour. There is however no dearth of people who passionatel...
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Yes, The Nazis Were Socialists – OpEd

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By David Gordon* I’d like to continue the discussion of Scott Sehon’s article “No, the Nazis Were Not Socialists” that I began last week. At the end of my article, I berated Sehon. He says..
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Friends And Foes Of Humanity: Donald Trump Is On Which Side? – OpEd

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The Affordable Care Act or Obamacare was a historical initiative in an effort to reduce income inequality at least to some extent in a capitalist country like the USA. In this policy people of..
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Jokowi’s Omnibus Law: Cure For Indonesia’s Headache? – Analysis

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Canadian GoldCamps Corp. Acquires Advanced Stage Gold Assets Near Bathurst Camp

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Golden Birch Resources Inc. Announces Grant of Stock Options

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ESI scheme extended to Arunachal Pradesh

The Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) scheme has been extended to Arunachal Pradesh for the first time with effect from November 1, the Labour and Empl
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Lord Janner investigation would be ‘totally different’ if CPS knew claims before

A prosecution lawyer involved in assessing historical sex abuse claims against the late Labour peer Lord Janner said the case “would have taken a totally different course” if he had known about..
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Labour Day Weekend road toll: Death toll on Kiwi roads surpasses 2019

labour day weekend road toll: death toll on kiwi roads surpasses 2019
Two people have died on New Zealand roads since the Labour weekend started, surpassing last year's toll for the entire holiday period.One person died on following a crash near Gisborne overnight in an..
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Montreal family searching for answers after traumatic labour leaves woman with physical, mental disabilities

Laurlyn Ley was nearly 42-weeks pregnant when she headed to St. Mary’s Hospital in Montreal to deliver her daughter in May. But things took a turn for the worse – and the family is still trying to..
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Scottish Government accused of ‘incompetence’ over Salmond civil case timing

The Scottish Government displayed “breathtaking levels of incompetence and bullishness” by refusing to settle at an earlier date the civil case brought by Alex Salmond over harassment complaints,..
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India becomes chair of ILO governing body

India assumed the role of chair of the International Labour Organisation’s governing body for the period of October 2020 till June 2021, the Union La
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Piers Corbyn 'specifically targeted by police' at anti-lockdown protest court heard

BBC Local News: London -- Ex-Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's brother is accused of breaking coronavirus regulations.
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