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indyref Journalism, Dinner Lady Pay Rise and Iraq Support - Monday's News, News, News

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In Monday’s bitesize current affairs update:  the National Union for Journalists responds to BBC bias threats, Labour pledge to support non-teaching school staff and a conference is held in Paris to discuss appropriate Islamic State measures. 741 more words


Scotland Set To Make History, Rotherham PCC Anger and Air Strike Support - Thursday's News, News, News

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In Thursday’s bitesize current affairs update: Alex Salmond predicts that Scotland will make history in a week’s time, anger at the PCC for South Yorkshire’s Rotherham record and the PM refuses to rule out air strikes in Syria. 679 more words


Britain Pledges To Consider "Every possible option" to protect British hostage threatened by ISIS

Every possible option to rescue British hostage being considered, says Philip Hammond, as Barack Obama says US “will not be intimidated”

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Northern Comedians sent to cheer up Islamic state

Britain is to send a crack team of 1970s northern comedians to Iraq and Syria in an attempt to cheer up members of extremist military organisation Islamic State as part of a series of  measures announced by the Government this morning. 233 more words


Britain Rejects Calls to Join With Syria to Defeat ISIS

Cameloons tories were already meager when it came to toppling Assad, now joining Assad to defeat ISIS is a total disaster. I dont actually know how 2 turn this thing to get from which perspective it is seen.

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#Hammond is an idiot for refusing to work with #Assad to defeat Islamic State (#Syria #UK #Politics)

Another sign that Hammond is nothing more than a mouthpiece for Cameron’s policies as he dismisses the call of the former Chief of General Staff, Lord Dannatt to work more closely with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. 939 more words

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Hammond: UK won't work with Assad in Islamic State battle

Philip Hammond said Britain will not work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the battle against Islamic State (IS) extremists. He said it wouldn’t be practical to do so. 338 more words