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Media Silent as a Record 250,000 Romanians March to End Govt Corruption

Written by : Jack Burns, The Free Thought Project Waking Times Media Upwards of a quarter of a million Romanians have taken to the streets in record breaking numbers to protest the country’s corrupt politicians. For the first time since the fall of communism and the execution of Romania’s brutal leader …

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Boris Johnson laughed at in Commons after moaning about closure of police station under policy he introduced

Written by : Jeff Farrell Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn mocked Boris Johnson during Prime Minister’s Questions when he highlighted a tweet from the foreign secretary criticising the closure of a London police station – which was shut down under a policy he himself introduced when Mayor of the city. Mr Johnson …

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The Tories have voted that animals can’t feel pain as part of the EU bill, marking the beginning of our anti-science Brexit

Written by : Yas Necati The Tory Government has outdone itself when it comes to neglecting animal rights this week – by voting that all animals (apart from humans, of course) have no emotions or feelings, including the ability to feel pain. Remember all that campaigning against the badger cull and …

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Brexit: EU to move key agencies from London to France and Netherlands when UK leaves, Brussels announces

Written by : Jon Stone France and Netherlands will benefit from Brexit at the expense of the UK, as key EU agencies previously hosted by Britain are moved abroad. The European Council announced the new location of the European Medicines Agency will be Amsterdam, and the European Banking Authority will move …

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The Brexit Secretary has made sure Brexit will be fine… if you’re a banker

Written by : JAMES WRIGHT The Brexit Secretary has made a special guarantee for bankers after we leave the EU. David Davis announcedthat freedom of movement will continue after Brexit, but only for senior employees in the financial sector. For bankers… On 14 November, Davis told City workers that: We want to ensure that …

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Theresa May’s ‘winter of discontent’ hots up as a trade union warns of major strike action

Written by : STEVE TOPPLE Just when Theresa May thought life couldn’t get any more complicated, a trade union has warned of potential strike action against corporate giant British Telecom (BT). But it feels like we’ve been here before, as the row between the workers and the bosses is very similar to one with another …

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Local councils have been caught investing billions in offshore tax-avoiding companies. With your money.

Written by : STEVE TOPPLE Campaigners have caught local councils investing billions of pounds into companies that use offshore tax schemes, with half a billion of it being public money. And ultimately, this means that these local authorities are putting your money into companies that don’t pay their fair share of …

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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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