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UKIP's party leader has confirmed he will stand in the general election to become MP for Boston and Skegness. The constituency had the highest leave-support in the country in the EU referendum last June, with more than 75 per cent wanting Brexit. And now the party's leader is to contest the seat in the snap general election on June 8. READ MORE: UKIP's Paul Nuttall refuses to rule out standing in Lincolnshire Mr Nuttall said: "It is a great honour and a privilege to stand…
04.29 / 11:04
lincolnshireecho.co.uk
Recycling points across the borough are to be scrapped, it has been…
04.29 / 08:56
expressandstar.com
Oireachtas group row looms after shockwaves over liberal abortion law…
04.29 / 00:11
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A Croydon councillor has been slammed after appearing to post a selfie from Barcelona on his Instagram account - at the exact time his colleagues were at a council meeting which he would have been expected to attend. It appears that rather than showing up to the Croydon Council full council meeting on Monday evening Conservative councillor for Coulsdon East James Thompson was in Spain. The selfie, which appears to have been posted at 7.10pm on Monday (April 24), was captioned: "What…
04.28 / 22:20
croydonadvertiser.co.uk
Thursday, June 8 will see people across the country going to the polls to cast their vote in a surprise snap-election.British prime minister and leader of the Conservative Party, Theresa May, announced the decision in the wake of triggering Article 50 – a result as voted for by the British public that will see the UK and Northern Ireland exit the European Union.The usual candidates will be vying for the hot-seat in the form of the Tories, Labour and the Liberal Democrats.There may…
04.28 / 22:19
westerndailypress.co.uk
A man standing for re-election to Somerset County Council has been banned from the council's offices. Councillor Derek Tanswell, who appears only as Derek on ballot papers, is standing for re-election as a county councillor for Frome West. Mr Tanswell was banned from council offices in March after a Somerset County Council standards committee found he had breached its code of conduct for councillors. It said he had behaved in a potentially dangerous manner when he tailgated a…
04.28 / 22:19
westerndailypress.co.uk
'The economy, stupid' is the famous line attributed to Bill Clinton's team for his 1992 Presidential Election campaign. Three words that get to the heart of what most politicians think elections should be about and which the implication is 'Trust us with the economy, not the others'. A prosperous economy allows for investment into all the other things political parties include in their election manifestoes – spending on welfare, the NHS education, infrastructure…
04.28 / 22:19
westernmorningnews.co.uk
Devon's Tory-led county council has become the first in the country to urge the government to guarantee protection for wildlife after Brexit. Theresa May has not yet agreed to convert EU environmental regulations into British law, and the influential Tory MP Jacob Rees-Mogg has even suggested that they could be slashed. Mr Rees Mogg, the MP for North Somerset, said regulations that were "good enough for India" could be good enough for the UK – arguing that Britain could…
04.28 / 22:19
westernmorningnews.co.uk
Theresa May's claim that the Conservatives offer a "strong and stable" government is an attempt to redefine the chaos inflicted on the British people by Tory rule for the last seven years. Descrier - news and culture…
04.28 / 22:12
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One topic will feature very heavily on the campaign trail, but how will this vote affect work in Brussels? Descrier - news and culture…
04.28 / 22:12
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Theresa May has made clear that she will not take part in television debates to defend her record as prime minister or decisions over Brexit. Descrier - news and culture…
04.28 / 22:12
descrier.co.uk
Theresa May's surprise call for a snap general election in June is a distraction from the Tory election expenses scandal, according to a number of MPs. Descrier - news and culture…
04.28 / 22:12
descrier.co.uk
Fianna Fáil leader says Ireland may need to push for EU rule changes in Brexit …
04.28 / 18:28
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Party publishes motion to guarantee hospital’s freedom from non-medical i…
04.28 / 17:26
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General Election 2017 Fri 28 Apr, AT 16:22 What's the pension triple lock and why is it controversial? Theresa May is only major party leader refusing to commit to…
04.28 / 16:02
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General Election 2017 Fri 28 Apr, AT 15:57 General election 2017: Who is Tory candidate Zac Goldsmith? Former Richmond Park MP returns to Conservative Party after quitting over Heathrow runway…
04.28 / 16:02
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