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The heated NHS row between Jeremy Hunt and Ralf Little could be about to get real [TWEETS]

Written by : JOHN SHAFTHAUER Jeremy Hunt has been criticised for making false claims in the past. Recently, Ralf Little of TV’s The Royle Family took odds with a claim that Hunt made. Little provided a robust response that he backed up with links to relevent reporting. Hunt responded by saying that Little’s post lacked …

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Senior teacher speaks out about culture of ‘systematic bullying’ at ‘collapsing’ academy trust [EXCLUSIVE]

Written by :  ED SYKES Wakefield City Academies Trust is currently “collapsing“. And its story highlights the potential for catastrophic failings in the academy system. Now, a senior ex-employee has spoken out to The Canary. Their account reveals a story of financial abuse, incompetence, and bullying. All at the expense of students’ …

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A campaigner points out an awkward truth about the government’s new climate change promises

Written by : SOPHIA AKRAM The UK has finished climate talks in Germany. It’s made some new commitments on top of its old ones. But some of its recent actions cast serious doubt on these commitments. And one analyst shared with The Canary the inconvenient truth about this. On 17 November, two weeks …

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Cards Against Humanity buys area of US border to prevent Trump building his wall

Written by : Jeremy B White A foul-mouthed card game has joined Democrats, environmentalists and immigrant advocates in fighting Donald Trump’s proposed border wall. “If you voted for Trump,” a website launched by Cards Against Humanity said, “you might want to sit this one out.” The company behind a game that …

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Voice of the Mirror: It is indefensible to have peers claiming so much money when real grafters earn less

Written by : Voice Of The Mirror The rising cost of the House of Lords is a scandal, particularly when that part of Parliament is a stranger to democracy. It is indefensible to have so many peers claiming so much money when real grafters earn less while putting in a decent …

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British forces no longer fit for purpose, former UK service chiefs warn

Written by : Ewen MacAskill Former UK service chiefs have launched a devastating critique of the state of British forces, saying they were no longer fit for purpose and that the army was 20 years out of date. Gen Sir Richard Barrons, who retired last year as commander of joint forces …

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House Democrats start impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump

Written by : Alexandra Wilts Six Democrats in the House of Representatives have introduced articles of impeachment targeting President Donald Trump. The legislators singled out five of Mr Trump’s actions they say merit impeachment, including his decision to fire FBI director James Comey in May. They assert that Mr Trump obstructed …

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Lettings agency issues every tenant with eviction notice blaming Universal Credit

Written by : Richard Vaughan A lettings agency in Grimsby has taken the “extraordinary” step of issuing hundreds of tenants with a preemptive eviction notice ahead of the roll out of Universal Credit. In a menacing letter, Gap Property, has written to its tenants warning them that if they are in …

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Austerity linked to 120,000 needless deaths as policy is branded ‘economic murder’

Written by : Andrew Gregory Tory NHS and social care cuts are “economic murder” and could cause 100 unnecessary deaths a day without emergency funds, warns a report today. Already 120,000 Brits have died needlessly since 2010, claim researchers at three top universities. The joint study, by Oxford, Cambridge and University …

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Prince Philip ‘cheated on Queen with famous women’ new book claims just days before their 70th wedding anniversary

Written by : Chris Kitching Persistent rumours that Prince Philip has had a series of affairs during his marriage to the Queen have resurfaced in a new book just days before the royal couple’s 70th anniversary. The book claims the Duke of Edinburgh has been romantically linked to a string of …