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National Trust defeats move to ban trail hunting on its land 10/21/2017 - 22:02

Board accused of bowing to hunting lobby after it uses proxy votes to sway result in its favour

The National Trust was accused of succumbing to pressure from the hunting lobby after a motion to ban trail hunting on the organisation’s land was narrowly defeated at its annual conference on...

Collapsing academy trust ‘asset-stripped its schools of millions’ 10/21/2017 - 21:54

Furious parents demand answers after transfer of funds by Wakefield City Academies Trust leaves pupils forced to recycle old exercise books

“I want my children to have the education I didn’t get,” says Josie Farrar, 46, who has two children at Freeston Academy in Normanton, West Yorkshire...

Why a good dinner guests doesn't linger 10/21/2017 - 21:50
Conservative ministers poised for rethink over housing benefits cap for elderly and vulnerable 10/21/2017 - 21:24
More than 700,000 people live in supported housing, which include people with learning and physical disabilities along with women and children fleeing domestic violence.
Brexit: David Davis to have dinner with French foreign minister in bid to jump-start EU withdrawal talks 10/21/2017 - 20:43
Meeting comes after Emmanuel Macron suggests divorce bill could top €40bn (£36bn)
Grenfell firefighter: MPs should be dragged to look at tower’s shell 10/21/2017 - 19:42

Lucy Masoud blames tragedy on austerity and says decision makers don’t care about social housing tenants

MPs should be “dragged” from parliament to see Grenfell Tower’s shell as a reminder of how their decisions caused the disaster, a firefighter has said.

Lucy Masoud, who...

Russia’s free pass to undermine British democracy | Nick Cohen 10/21/2017 - 19:05
The Tories want to ignore Putin’s Brexit role and Labour is complicit with Putin’s mafia state

You’d never guess it, but Britain is a lucky country. Across the democratic world, Russia pursues its interests by corrupting elections with black propaganda. But in their insouciance, our government...

Fears for NHS over scheme to stop 'health tourists' 10/21/2017 - 18:45
Jeremy Corbyn condemns Clive Lewis remark 10/21/2017 - 18:35
The Labour leader says a remark made by Clive Lewis at a conference event was "completely wrong".