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

    8 hrs ago | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Police give Great Lever clean bill of health after action weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | 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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  7. Police give Great Lever clean bill of health after action weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | 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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  8. Give up hope of outright victory, Ed: Labour MPs tell Miliband to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 7 | 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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  9. Bonfire Night plot to oust Ed: Labour in crisis as MPs hold secret ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 6 | 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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  10. Farewell to former MPRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 4 | 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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  11. Labour's Lord Barnett dead aged 91Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 3 | 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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  12. World's longest Hula Hoop sells for A 712 on EbayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | 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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  13. Child sex abuse report 'not enough'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 30 | 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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  14. Child sex exploitation 'social norm'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | 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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  15. Can a Ukip cop give Miliband a shock in his own backyard?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | 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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  16. Some 650 missing children 'at risk'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | 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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  17. Victorian footbridge bites the dustRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Messenger Newspapers

    PIC 022: TfGMC Chair Councillor Andrew Fender and Laing O'Rourke Project Leader Nick Heywood underneath the old bridge prior to removal Laing O'Rourke Project Leader Nick Heywood and TfGMC Chair Councillor Andrew Fender at the new bridge 27 October 2014 A major logistical operation involving a 750 tonne crane to lift the 50 ton bridge in two sections into the car park. The old bridge, which connected four platforms, was lifted from the Oakfield Road car park in the early hours of Sunday, by international construction and engineering specialists Laing O'Rourke.

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  18. Robber drops his loot then stranger helps him pick it upRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Metro

    Moments after going to a branch of Tesco in Heywood, Greater Manchester, he is pictured dropping some of the cash he stole. Fortunately for him, however, there is a kind-hearted passerby who is caught on film helping him pick up his lost notes.

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  19. Taxi boss in 'race choice' U-turnRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | BBC News

    The boss of a taxi firm has reversed his decision to allow customers to choose the race of their driver after 50 Asian cabbies walked out in protest. Their strike was in response to Stephen Campbell, who runs Car 2000 in Heywood, Greater Manchester, saying he would accommodate requests for white drivers.

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  20. Taxi firm which offered white drivers on demand after two of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2014 | Mail on Sunday

    Fifteen-year-old gunman pictured as a smiling homecoming prince - just weeks before he opened fire on his friends at cafeteria over a 'broken heart' and after 'racism row' at football practice New York hospital treating Ebola doctor suffers 'staff shortage as nurses call in sick out of fear of being infected' Open for business! New York eateries visited by Ebola doctor insist there is NO risk - but bowling alley where he fell ill remains closed for cleaning Number of Ebola cases passes 10,000: World Health Organisation release latest official figures which show death toll rising fast - and says there are many more unrecorded 'Craig and I are OK': Fiancee of New York Ebola doctor speaks out - as she and two friends prepare to be released from hospital quarantine TODAY EXCLUSIVE - 'I'm angry he's getting trashed!' Family leap to the defense of New York Ebola doctor - who spent DAYS roaming ... (more)

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