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David Blunkett's guide dog dies suddenly at the age of seven

David Blunkett has spoken of his ‘deeply harrowing decision’ to put down his guide dog Cosby.

The former home secretary’s seven-year-old Labrador/retriever cross Cosby was put down last Friday after the discovery of an inoperable liver tumour. 371 more words


Research, Policy, and Practice in Lifelong Learning

The Universities Association for Lifelong Learning has chosen to focus on ‘Research, Policy and Practice‘ for its 2018 conference. You will find the call for papers on the UALL website… 566 more words


New Labour guru has second thoughts - sort of

Do you remember how confidently the media pundits and New Labour elder statesmen told us that electing Corbyn as leader would be a disaster? It is worth recalling what they said and how, in the light of the general election 2017 their political judgement has been clear shown to be at some remove from reality. 974 more words

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Ex-GITMO detainee returns to terrorism with a BANG!

ISIS recently announced that Ex-GITMO detainee, Jamal Udeen Al-Harith aka Abu-Zakariya al-Britani, became a martyr when he blew himself up near Mosul last Sunday.  This wouldn’t normally serve as news because ISIS members are known for this kind of brutality. 640 more words