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Beirut explosion: World leaders pledge €250m as Lebanon cabinet ministers resign

7 hours ago   |   The Independent

Police fire tear gas to try to disperse demonstrators throwing rocks and blocking a road to parliament
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'Working in my Uncle's pub, the scene of UVF massacre, was good training for a life in politics'

'Working in my Uncle's pub, the scene of UVF massacre, was good training for a life in politics'

8 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Once he walked the corridors of power at Downing Street and worked for two Prime Ministers. Nowadays Matthew O'Toole's political home is Parliament Buildings, Stormont, where...
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Beirut explosion: protests outside parliament call for fall of government

10 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   2 articles

Clashes broke out between rioters and police as global donors pledged recovery aid Thousands of protesters pelted Lebanon's parliamentary precinct with rocks on Sunday...
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The House of Lords is absurd because it suits MPs to keep it that way

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Boris Johnson's shameless honours list is just a particularly blatant demonstration of parliament's scorn for democratic legitimacy “Am I going too far? Will this jump the...
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Scotland's under-fire Education Secretary to address exam results chaos

13 hours ago   |   Belfast telegraph

Scotland's education secretary is to address anger over exam results chaos, as he faces a no-confidence vote in the Scottish Parliament.
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Does parliament really want to be a squalid haven for those who abuse power? | Catherine Bennett

21 hours ago   |   The Guardian

The failure to suspend the Tory MP accused of rape is a mark of dire Commons' standards With Johnsonism no longer a matter for speculation but ever more clearly definable as an...
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PETER HITCHENS: Should the woman who said the IRA had a right to kill children really be a Baroness?

PETER HITCHENS: Should the woman who said the IRA had a right to kill children really be a Baroness?

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

PETER HITCHENS: I invite those of you who still think Mr Johnson is a traditionalist patriotic conservative to ask yourself why he has put Ms Fox into Parliament.
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Melbourne anti-masker protest slammed as Lord Mayor says it will breach COVID-19 safety

Melbourne anti-masker protest slammed as Lord Mayor says it will breach COVID-19 safety

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Up to 400 anti-maskers are expected to kick off the illegal protest on the steps of Parliament in Melbourne on Sunday amid the city's strict stage 4 lockdown.
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‘We need justice': seething protesters descend on the streets of Beirut

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Anger rises in the capital as crowd demands resignation of the Lebanese government following Tuesday's explosion Tens of thousands of demonstrators demanded the resignation of...
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Beirut police fire tear gas at protesters demanding justice for victims of blast

Beirut police fire tear gas at protesters demanding justice for victims of blast

1 day ago   |   Metro   |   4 articles

The protests have turned increasingly violent Thousands of anti-Government protestors have clashed with riot police on the streets of Beirut as they demanded political leaders...
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