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3 hrs ago | The Argus

Douglas Carswell has defected to Ukip

The crunch electoral test, triggered by the defection of former Conservative MP Douglas Carswell to Ukip, will come a week after the Tories' annual conference and on Prime Minister David Cameron's birthday.

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7 hrs ago | Newsday

Anti-euro party shakes up German politics

To some, it is a party that speaks up for the people, challenging Germany's pro-European political establishment, and tackling tough issues which other parties are afraid to mention.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Kidderminster Shuttle

Alex Salmond has praised Scotland's booming food and drinks industry

Both sides in the independence referendum campaign will be hoping to brew up support as the debate focuses on job creation.

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Related Topix: New Zealand Travel, Travel, Pacific Travel, Scotland, New Zealand Travel, Europe, World News, United Kingdom

The Independent

Parties should explain why they award peerages, says Lords Appointments Commission

Political parties should start publishing detailed information about why they have chosen to make someone a member of the House of Lords, the body which oversees the awarding of peerages has said.

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Canada.com

Canada talks tough on Ukraine, while slashing $2.7-billion from 2015 defence budget

Stephen Harper has been one of the toughest-talking leaders throughout the Ukraine crisis, yet newly released figures show National Defence is expected to face an even deeper budget hole in the coming year than previously anticipated.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), World News

The Spectator

Cameron's anti-terror statement sets out autumn battles

So, after the horsetrading of the past few days, the Conservatives appear to have won their battle to add relocation powers to the terrorism prevention and investigation measures.

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BBC News

Biker, 29, killed in crash named

Adam Small, 29, from the city, crashed a Honda scooter at about 05:50 on Sunday near the junction with Forest Road.

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Related Topix: World News, Suffolk County, England, United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland, Lancashire County, England, Strathclyde County, Scotland

BBC News

Woman raped on her way to work

The woman was attacked at about 04:30 on Saturday at the entrance to the Swanfield Industrial Estate, off Bonnington Road, Leith, by a white man, in his mid to late 20s.

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Related Topix: Europe, Lothian County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

The First Post

Tories and Lib Dems clash over new anti-terror laws

The Conservatives and their Lib Dem coalition partners are locked in talks over new anti-terror laws to limit the movement of British-born jihadists who leave the UK to fight alongside Islamic extremist groups overseas.

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Get Reading

Morning news headlines: Ashya Kings's parents await court...

Levi Pembroke-Voyce, 14, was diagnosed in April with Ewing's sarcoma, a type of bone cancer which affects fewer than 30 children in the UK each year When Justin Fletcher last leapt out onto the stage at The Hexagon, dressed in colourful patchwork dungarees, the children in the front row jumped to their feet, cheering and shouting 'Mr Tumble'.

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IcWolverhampton

David Cameron "relaxed" over West Midland MPs in EU referendum rebellion

David Cameron has insisted he is "relaxed" about a rebellion by backbenchers - including a number of West Midland Tories - over an EU referendum.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

Business News

Gordon Brown blamed for Labour's lost credibility on economy

Gordon Brown dealt a blow to Labour 's economic credibility by wrongly giving the impression in his final year as prime minister that the party failed to understand the importance of tackling Britain's unprecedented peacetime budget deficit, the shadow business secretary, Chuka Umunna, has suggested.

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Washington Times

Conservatives raise call to strip jihadists of US citizenship, as Ted Cruz pushes exile

Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas Republican, told a crowd of 3,000 at a conservative summit in Dallas that Americans fighting with Islamic State militants should be exiled from the country saying, "we need to not let into this country any American who is fighting with ISIS."

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Representative Allen West, Republican, US House of Representatives, Scott Brown, Terrorism

Mirror.co.uk

David Cameron is preying on terrorism fear in shallow attempt to show stand against jihadists

Despite neither No.10, MI5 or MI6 being able to point to an imminent terrorist attack, Cameron has upgraded the official security threat from "substantial to "severe" Scaring the wits out of voters and trying to make the opposition appear weak is a discredited A political game, writes Kevin Maguire .

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Hindustan Times

Fatwa among UK steps to counter ISIS challenge

Amidst differences between ruling coalition partners on ways to deal with the ISIS challenge, six British Muslim scholars have issued a 'fatwa' opposing the group's 'poisonous ideology' and prohibiting the youth from joining it in Iraq and Syria.

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Related Topix: Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

The Independent

Carswell to take Ukip to landslide victory in Clacton, as even Tory voters label defector a hero

Massive lead predicted for Douglas Carswell, who defected from the Tories and is set to become Ukip's first elected MP Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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BBC News

Tories dismiss UKIP by-election lead

A Tory minister has played down a poll suggesting his party will suffer a resounding defeat at the hands of UKIP in the Clacton by-election.

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Business News

Paddy Ashdown slams 'kneejerk' Tory response to jihadi terror threat

Tensions between Conservatives and Liberal Democrats over how to counter the terrorism threat from extremists have been exposed as Paddy Ashdown accuses Tory ministers of "kneejerk" responses and of stoking fear in the minds of the British people.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, US News, Irish Republican Army

This Is Somerset

Lord Ashdown accuses PM of terror cheerleading

Former Liberal Democrat leader Lord Ashdown has hit out at David Cameron over his response to the threat posed by British jihadis in a sign of the junior coalition partner's unease about plans to tighten anti-terror laws.

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Related Topix: US News

BBC News

The jihadi issue and a Clacton electoral "bloodbath" - the papers

The prospect of a terror attack on UK streets is the lead in many Sunday papers, The Sunday Times reports that some of the UK's "most influential imams" have issued a fatwa prohibiting would-be British jihadists from joining Islamic State extremists in Syria and Iraq.

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