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6ocn: Corbyn loses whip 2

yesterday evening (thursday 19th), 6.21-6.23pm, on bbc radio 4

six o’clock news includes …

“Sir Keir Starmer is facing growing pressure to reinstate Jeremy Corbyn… 59 more words


Local lockdowns and, as always, money: it's the pandemic news from Britain

Britain’s Covid test and trace system may be a functional disaster, but boy is it a moneymaker. Management consultants are taking home as much as £6,250 a day. 1,098 more words

Pandemic News

'One of mum's fanciful ideas'

Or welcome to Bloody Scotland 2020!

After a worthy introduction by the First Minister herself, this year’s online Bloody Scotland kicked off with four crime writers dishing dirt and trashing reputations and generally having a good time, despite the fact that Lin Anderson, Craig Robertson and Gordon Brown, kept in some sort of check by Abir Mukherjee, were all at home. 472 more words


Review: Thirty-One Bones

Morgan Cry – Thirty-One Bones

Published by Polygon Books, paperback £8.99. I received a proof copy from the publisher for review purposes.

A new name is on the cover of this novel, but it’s not a debut – Morgan Cry is an alias for crime writer and Bloody Scotland board member Gordon Brown, who has seven titles to the name he shares with the former prime minister. 620 more words


Never too Sunak

Jim Hacker: ‘You know what loyalty in a cabinet minister means? It means that his fear of losing his own job is slightly greater than his hope of pinching mine.’

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We’ve all dreamt of an escape from our everyday lives, to live somewhere that we would usually holiday in and enjoy that holiday feeling permanently. The reliable sunny weather, the sea, the cheap cost of living and maybe the chance to reinvent yourself or to become ‘someone’ in a place no one knows you. 719 more words

Book Review

Tories Have Systematically Stripped Support

The British children over the last decade have been systematically stripped of its support, and footballer Marcus Rashford has been called brave in his drive, urging ministers to change their decision not to award free school meal vouchers in England. 1,276 more words