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  1. George Kerevan: Labour has to get behind home ruleRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Scotsman.com

    As the SNP tacks left, Scottish Labour faces a deepening existential crisis, as well as a few charisma issues, says George Kerevan On Monday night I attended my first SNP branch meeting since the referendum. It was held in the local Miners Welfare hall where, once upon a time, I used to attend Labour Party functions when I was a Labour town councillor.

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  2. Allan Massie: Tory division a disaster for CameronRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Scotsman.com

    ... form the Social Democratic Party. This was good news for the Liberals, who soon linked up with the SDP. The Conservatives themselves, the British political party with the longest unbroken history, have also suffered from damaging splits. In 1846, ...

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  3. Andy McSmith's Diary: Tories' Russian roulette with canvassed donationsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Independent

    Andy McSmith is a senior reporter at The Independent. He has vast experience in political journalism and has also appeared on documentaries for BBC Radio 4. A Russian tycoon who is presumed to have paid A 28,000 for a portrait of Margaret Thatcher in a fund-raising auction will get his money back - not because there is anything wrong with the portrait, or because he does not want it, but because the Conservative Party should not have let him buy it.

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  4. Ken Clarke says some 'daft' Tories 'should be in UKIP instead'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    The former Cabinet minister also warned David Cameron he would not beat Nigel Farage by 'competing with ignorance and bigotry' Not impressed: Ken Clarke believes some of his Eursceptic colleagues would be better off in Nigel Farage's UKIP Ken Clarke inflamed Tory divisions over Europe today by saying many of his Conservative colleagues would be better off in UKIP. The former Cabinet minister also warned David Cameron he would not beat Nigel Farage by "competing with ignorance and bigotry".

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  5. The battle for the soul of Britain's Conservative PartyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... of Commons' recent debate on whether to recognize "Palestine Statehood." This was a debate from which most Conservatives abstained, it being regarded as pointless and premature, giving the Labour motion a false margin of Pyrrhic victory. But despite ...

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  6. Romford MP Andrew Rosindell labels circus bill as 'theatre' and was 'asked to object'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Romford Recorder

    Andrew Rosindell has hit back at "extremist" animal rights activists who bombarded him with abusive messages after he objected to the circus bill. The Romford Tory MP blocked the bill to ban wild circus animals, championed by Animal Defenders International , at its second hearing in the House of Commons last week.

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  7. Cameron could win in 2015 if he took EU withdrawal seriously a but he won'tRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Spectator

    ... the three party leaders. Still, what an opportunity looks like sliding past. The latest poll shows the Conservatives and Ukip taking 50 per cent of the vote between them, while Ed Miliband becomes prime minister with 34 per cent. It's enough to make ...

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  8. Peerage and prejudice: why a MigrationWatch representative in the Lords is bad newsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | New Statesman

    The Prime Minister, for fear of losing more voters to Ukip, is doing everything he can to sound tough on immigration. Moving to the right on this concern is a bad move politically, which I, and many others, have argued won't work for the Tories in their struggle against Ukip's rise.

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  9. Lib Dems' ENTIRE manifesto snapped by photographer reveals tax...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Lib Dems' ENTIRE manifesto snapped by photographer reveals tax cuts, English test for the dole and 20 hours' free childcare for ALL children Nick Clegg will promise tax cuts, a crackdown on foreign workers who cannot speak English and free childcare at the next election, leaked documents reveal. The Lib Dems' red lines for a new coalition with either the Tories or Labour were revealed as photographers snapped papers carried by the party's strategy chief Ryan Coetzee as he left a meeting in Westminster.

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  10. Ken Clarke tells PM: don't pander to bigotry on EURead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    VETERAN pro-Europe Tory Ken Clarke has issued a warning to David Cameron not to pander to "ignorance and bigotry" in an attempt to counter the electoral threat of Ukip. The former cabinet minster accused "noisy right-wing" Conservatives of trying to drive the Prime Minister into taking a position on immigration and the free movement of labour which would make it impossible for Britain to remain in the European Union.

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  11. What about the pro-European Conservatives?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BBC News

    True, the odd big beast like Ken Clarke is still roaming around the parliamentary reservation savaging the occasional Eurosceptic straggler he might come across. But by and large the pro-Europeans seem an unduly meek and cautious bunch, almost mole-like in their reluctance to come blinking into the daylight.

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  12. British Borrowing Binge Could Sink Cameron's Electoral HopesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... for "forgetting" to mention the budget deficit in a speech to his Labour Party faithful last month. With the Conservatives plagued by infighting over immigration, and over Britain's place in the European Union, the robust economy should form the ...

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  13. NHS reputation 'dragged through mud'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BBC News

    Health Minister Mark Drakeford has launched a stinging attack on the Conservatives for trying to drag the reputation of the Welsh NHS through the mud for "partisan political purposes". Mr Hunt added his voice to the attack on Welsh Labour in response to health questions in the House of Commons on Tuesday.

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  14. McConnell: No 'backroom' powers dealRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... be seen as based on principle and stand the test of time." Ahead of the 18 September referendum Labour, the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats, who had campaigned to keep Scotland in the UK, set out individual proposals to deliver more powers ...

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  15. Our Nige,' The New Happy WarriorRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Weekly Standard

    ... kippers finished third. Last May, UKIP became the first party since 1906 to out-poll Labour and the Conservatives nationwide, sweeping the European elections, gaining 24 of Britain's 73 seats in the rubber-stamp EU legislature. This October UKIP ...

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  16. NHS: MPs keep taking the tabloidsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Newsday

    With parliament only having returned recently from its conference and summer recesses, MPs have not had time to exchange views on the NHS in Wales recently. They soon made up for it.

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  17. Financially speakingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Freepressseries.co.uk

    ... of the 45 per cent tax rate down from A 150,000 to A 62,000. Tax cuts on 'middle incomes' are vital for the Conservatives if they want to appeal to new voters. It will certainly be a talking point at the Budget. a There may be an announcement to ...

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  18. Clarke warns PM over EU 'bigotry'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser

    Ken Clarke has accused 'noisy right-wing' Conservatives of trying to drive the Prime Minister into a position that would make it impossible for Britain to remain in the EU Veteran pro-Europe Tory Ken Clarke has issued a warning to David Cameron not to pander to "ignorance and bigotry" in an attempt to counter the electoral threat of Ukip. The former cabinet minster accused "noisy right-wing" Conservatives of trying to drive the Prime Minister into taking a position on immigration and the free movement of labour which would make it impossible for Britain to remain in the European Union.

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  19. Pesticide bans 'could hit UK crops'Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... use and ban at least 22 chemicals deemed harmful to human health. At the time, the UK government, the Conservatives and the NFU all opposed the new rules, saying they could hit yields and increase food prices. The report said that as current ...

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  20. Outspoken opponent of mass immigration Sir Andrew Green given seat in the House of LordsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday

    ... the number of low skilled EU migrants coming to the UK, at least until migratory pressures abate.' Senior Conservatives are considering a proposal to impose quote on 'time-limited national insurance numbers' to limit the numbers of people able to ...

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