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Pay Up Whirlpool like BP did!

I see that Whirlpool, the company behind  the fire risk dryers, have finally told owners not to use them.

Why? Are they unsafe to use? If they are now unsafe, then they were unsafe before people were told not to use them, in fact they have always been unsafe and yet the company were saying a few weeks ago that you could still use them as long as you did not leave them alone. 418 more words


Donald Trump state visit 'should and will happen' MPs told during debate

Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK ‘should and will happen’ MPs were told during a three hour debate today. 

Sit Alan Duncan, foreign office minister, made the remarks as politicians debated the petition signed by more than 1.8 million people calling on the US President’s state visit to be downgraded. 490 more words


Brexit goes without reverse

The British government has no intention of revoking its withdrawal from the European Union once the formal exit process has been triggered, Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman said on Monday. 167 more words


Tony Blair - The Devil's Advocate

After his disastrous turn as British Prime Minister this man is still out to cause trouble, this time over Brexit. Though this is not the first time he has shown himself to be against it. 567 more words


Government says Trump should be 'extended full courtesy of state visit'

The Government has said it Donald Trump should be given the given the ‘full courtesy’ of a state visit.

Nearly two million people signed a petition calling for the US President to be prevented from entering the UK, triggering a parliamentary debate, while… 266 more words


Ken Loach calls out UK government for 'callousness and brutality' at 2017 BAFTA Awards

Ken Loach has criticised the British government for treating its citizens ‘with a callousness and brutality that is disgraceful’.

The acclaimed British director spoke during the 2017 BAFTA Awards as he accepted his award for Best British Film for I, Daniel Blake, a movie about a middle-aged carpenter who suddenly finds himself needing help from state after injuring himself but soon gets caught up in the red tape and bureaucracy of a system that does not work. 361 more words


#OTD in 1989 – Belfast solicitor, Patrick Finucane is murdered by Unionist assassins.

Pat Finucane, who acted as solicitor for republican hunger striker, Bobby Sands, was shot dead at his north Belfast home in front of his wife and children. 405 more words

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