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Brexit: nurses vote with their feet


THE NHS IS one of the first organisations to feel the cold wind of Brexit breezing through its corridors. Last July, 1,304 nurses from the EU registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) – the first, necessary, step towards ...

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East London stays red

Jeremy Corbyn casts his vote.

LONDON HAS returned a swathe of Labour MPs – with all the seats in East London staying red. Bethnal Green & Bow (Tower Hamlets) saw a high turnout by local standards, with Rushanara Ali netting an enormous 42,969 votes. The Tories ...

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Can Oli knock ’em for six?

Cllr Ohid Ahmed (left) praises Clr Oliur Rahman (seated) as an experienced local politician.

CLLR OLIUR RAHMAN entered the political field in Tower Hamlets as long ago as 2004 – since when, he told a press conference on 31st May, he’s been batting for the community. Fellow councillors lined up to give witness that ...

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Who’s winning the Twitter war?


THE GENERAL ELECTION is becoming ever closer – according to most of the opinion polls. But opinion polls aren’t always right – what else can we use to test the parties’ popularity with the punters. In terms of national party ...

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People power goes Underground

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IT SEEMS THAT one disgruntled Tube traveller has taken matters into their own hands and balanced out a train advertisement. The original advertisement was for The Telegraph, and offered a free trial of the newspaper for 30 days. It pointed ...

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Labour reveals plan for safer streets

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HARD WORKING Labour leaders are not having Sunday off. The Party has today released plans to make the streets safer – by getting more police and security staff into frontline posts. Labour’s plans would restore many of the public sector ...

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