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  1. Hague hints at early Commons vote on English Vote for English Laws.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Sunday Herald

    ENGLISH MPs would have the power to kick out UK Government Bills under plans announced by William Hague to tackle the "crucial" issue of English votes for English laws . ENGLISH MPs would have the power to kick out UK Government Bills under plans announced by William Hague to tackle the "crucial" issue of English votes for English laws .

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  2. Heavy loss as struggle continues for Burnley UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Lancashire Telegraph

    BURNLEY United suffered a heavy home defeat to West Lancashire League Premier Division leaders Blackpool Wren Rovers as they continue to struggle in the top flight. Rovers proved much too strong for the home side, Alan Coar and Lee Tobin both netting twice in a comfortable 4-0 win.

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  3. Heavy loss as struggle continues for Burnley UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Lancashire Telegraph

    BURNLEY United suffered a heavy home defeat to West Lancashire League Premier Division leaders Blackpool Wren Rovers as they continue to struggle in the top flight. Rovers proved much too strong for the home side, Alan Coar and Lee Tobin both netting twice in a comfortable 4-0 win.

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  4. Bacup man charged with attempted murder after stabbingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Lancashire Telegraph

    A BACUP man has appeared in court charged with attempted murder after a 25-year-old man was stabbed in the chest in the Rossendale town last month. Jonathan Wrigley, 34, of Todmorden Road, accused of the attempted murder of Jamie Mulcahy, was sent for trial to Preston Crown Court and remanded in custody until December 22 by Blackburn magistrates.

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  5. A new politics? How the old political consensus is melting awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | New Statesman

    The British political landscape was hit by an earthquake this autumn, and its name is new politics. I have charted its rise for years and suddenly it's centre stage.

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  6. Labour are party of public-sector privilege, says Ukip victor as he ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | Daily Mail

    The former Tory, who retained his seat with a modest majority after switching to Nigel Farage's party, used his victory speech to tell supporters that Ed Miliband and his team were out of touch. He declared: 'The radical tradition, which has stood and spoken for the working class, has found a new home in Ukip.

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  7. UK Independence Party's by-election win throws Britain into political abyssRead the original story

    Friday Nov 21 | KBMT

    Editor's note: Robin Oakley was political editor and columnist for The Times newspaper in London from 1986 to 1992, the BBC's political editor from 1992 to 2000, and CNN's European Political Editor between 2000 and 2008. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely his.

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  8. UKIP's by-election win throws Britain into the abyssRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | CNN

    UKIP's Nigel Farage will be reveling in his party's triumph and redoubling efforts to win over Euroskeptic Tories. Editor's note: Robin Oakley was political editor and columnist for The Times newspaper in London from 1986 to 1992, the BBC's political editor from 1992 to 2000, and CNN's European Political Editor between 2000 and 2008.

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  9. 10 things to know about the United Kingdom Independence Party or UKIPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 21 | The Straits Times

    UK Independence Party leader Nigel Farage is pictured as he looks through a window of the UKIP office in Clacton-on-Sea, in eastern England, on October 10, 2014. The UKIP claimed its second seat in Parliament on Friday, with Mr Mark Reckless beating the Conservative candidate on a margin of just under 3,000 votes at the by-election in his ward Rochester and Strood.

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  10. Police give Great Lever clean bill of health after action weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    Police and environment officers are carrying out awareness work in Great Lever. Talking with people about their concerns.

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  11. Police give Great Lever clean bill of health after action weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    Police and environment officers are carrying out awareness work in Great Lever. Talking with people about their concerns.

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  12. Give up hope of outright victory, Ed: Labour MPs tell Miliband to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Was murder of Hollywood executive a hit? Police reportedly believe Gavin Smith's was killed at 'direction of an individual by people experienced in violent crime' The day Elvis begged President Nixon to make him an undercover agent: Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon to star in movie about the bizarre encounter Give up hope of outright victory, Ed: Labour MPs tell Miliband to slash number of target seats under plan to 'limp' into Number 10 Ed Miliband is being urged by Labour MPs to give up hopes of securing a decent Commons majority and focus resources on 'limping' into Number 10. Senior Labour figures have told MailOnline the leadership must slash the number of target seats from 106 to as few as 70. It comes amid growing fears that Mr Miliband's personal unpopularity is holding the party back and will fail to make inroads in enough constituencies to give him an outright majority.

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  13. Bonfire Night plot to oust Ed: Labour in crisis as MPs hold secret ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Daily Mail

    Under siege:Ed Miliband's exhausted expression yesterday - the bags under his eyes show the pressure is starting to tell on him Backbenchers horrified by a slump in the polls have told the chairman of the parliamentary party they want Mr Miliband out before the General Election. Following a meeting of North West MPs on the eve of Bonfire Night, members of the Shadow Cabinet are being urged to move against the leader and save Labour from a humiliating defeat in May. Several leading frontbenchers are understood to be privately discussing his leadership and only Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls leapt to Mr Miliband's defence in public yesterday.

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  14. Farewell to former MPRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2014 | Oldham Chronicle

    FORMER Oldham Labour MP Joel Barnett has died, aged 91. Awarded a life peerage in 1983, Lord Barnett, MP for Heywood and Royton from 1964-83, died on Saturday. Labour Lords leader Baroness Royall, said: "Joel was an extraordinary individual.

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  15. Labour's Lord Barnett dead aged 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Daily Mail

    He was the Treasury chief secretary in the 1970s who devised the system for allocating public spending to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland that came to be known as the Barnett Formula. The formula has remained in place, despite Lord Barnett's arguments that it was a temporary fix and ought to be reformed as it now produces unfair results.

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  16. World's longest Hula Hoop sells for A 712 on EbayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Daily Mail

    World's longest Hula Hoop sells for A 712 - and the seller plans to use the money to fund his hippie commune A man who found a giant Hula Hoop while snacking on a bag of crisps and put the snack on eBay has sold it for A 712. Musician Stuart Hampton, 31, from Darnhill in Greater Manchester decided to sell the three-inch salt and vinegar flavoured crisp on eBay, believing it to be the longest in the world.

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  17. Child sex abuse report 'not enough'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | BBC News

    A report about child sexual exploitation in Greater Manchester "doesn't go far enough", a former NHS worker who raised concerns has said. Ms Rowbotham said she made about 300 alerts to police and children's social services about child sexual exploitation in Rochdale between 2003 and 2013.

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  18. Child sex exploitation 'social norm'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | BBC News

    Child sexual exploitation has become a "social norm" within some areas of Greater Manchester, according to the author of a report ordered after the Rochdale grooming case. Inquiry chairwoman Ann Coffey MP said the "prevailing public attitude" blamed children, leading to 1,000 convictions from 13,000 cases over six years.

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  19. Can a Ukip cop give Miliband a shock in his own backyard?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | The First Post

    Nigel Farage's constant boast that he can take on Ed Miliband in Labour's northern heartland will be put to the test in a by-election tomorrow. It's to elect a new police and crime commissioner for South Yorkshire - a sprawling region that includes not only the Labour leader's own seat but that of the deputy prime minister Nick Clegg.

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  20. Some 650 missing children 'at risk'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | BBC News

    Almost 650 children reported missing in Greater Manchester in 2014 were at risk of child sexual exploitation or serious harm, a report has suggested. It said some had been reported missing more than once and almost half of the reports were about children in care.

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