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Neil Shastri-Hurst: The NHS risks becoming a sacred cow. Let that not be the legacy of Covid-19

9 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Dr Neil Shastri-Hurst is a former British Army Officer, surgeon, barrister, and senior member of the Voluntary Conservative Party in the West Midlands. There was a moral duty...
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Garvan Walshe: Trump thinks disorder means he'll win like Nixon, but his displays of force have horrified the nation

9 hours ago   |   Conservative Home

Garvan Walshe is a former National and International Security Policy Adviser to the Conservative Party. A well-connected Republican took me aside a few months ago. “Trump will...
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SNP calls for PM to review sale of riot control equipment to US in wake of protests over George Floyd's death

22 hours ago   |   Herald Scotland   |   2 articles

THE SNP has called on Boris Johnson to review UK sales of riot control equipment to the US following the scenes of public disorder resulting from the death of George Floyd.
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Sock Puppets vs. Straw Men

1 day ago   |   Click on Wales

When the shelves are bare in the marketplace of ideas, it can be much simpler to resort to waging a culture war. In an article for the ‘Centre for Welsh Studies' on the ‘new...
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Making GDP the focus of a post-coronavirus economy would be a mistake | Carys Roberts

1 day ago   |   The Guardian

Growth often doesn't benefit the people who need it - a green economy could create 1 million jobs The UK lockdown might be easing, but the path ahead for the economy will be...
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US Senator warns China is using Huawei to disrupt the special relationship with UK

US Senator warns China is using Huawei to disrupt the special relationship with UK

1 day ago   |   Daily Express

US SENATOR TOM COTTON has warned the Defence Committee of the House of Commons that China is Huawei to drive a wedge between the historic allies.
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Luke Evans: Covid-19 has put a stop to much. But not to one big local problem, which continues. Rows over planning

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

Dr Luke Evans is a member of the Health Select Committee, and is MP for Bosworth. It's strange to think that after three months of talking, thinking, even dreaming Coronavirus...
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Darren Grimes: A Pride Day? There's a good case for one. But a whole Pride Month? That's just virtue signalling

1 day ago   |   Conservative Home

Darren Grimes is a political commentator and is content creator at Reasoned UK. Last year marked half a century since the protest in retaliation against a threatening police...
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George Floyd: Labour urges ban on riot control exports to US

1 day ago   |   BBC   |   4 articles

Labour calls for an end to tear gas sales amid criticism of police response to George Floyd protests.
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George Floyd protests: UK opposition parties urge Boris Johnson to suspend export of arms and riot gear to Donald Trump's US

1 day ago   |   The Independent

Pressure is mounting on Boris Johnson to suspend the export of British arms and riot gear to the United States after opposition parties backed a call from human rights groups...
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Nicola Sturgeon announces first day of single figure death toll in Scotland...

Nicola Sturgeon announces first day of single figure death toll in Scotland since March 27

NICOLA STURGEON said that Wednesday was the first weekday since March 27 where the number of deaths was in single figures, as she updated the nation on coronavirus from Edinburgh. Read more ...

Nicola Sturgeon shame: Scottish leader faces backlash over care home crisis

Nicola Sturgeon shame: Scottish leader faces backlash over care home crisis

NICOLA STURGEON should have appointed a dedicated government minister with complete responsibility for care homes, her opposition has said. Read more ...

Brexit WARNING: Where EU would suffer 'economic hit' if no deal reached with...

Brexit WARNING: Where EU would suffer 'economic hit' if no deal reached with UK exposed

THE European Union would still take a significant economic hit in the event of a no deal Brexit, despite perception Brussels has less to lose from failure to conclude an... Read more ...

PMQs LIVE: Boris and Starmer in angry clash - Brazen Labour leader tells PM...

PMQs LIVE: Boris and Starmer in angry clash - Brazen Labour leader tells PM 'get a grip!'

BORIS JOHNSON and Sir Keir Starmer are clashing again in the House of Commons today in the first Prime Minister's Questions since the Dominic Cummings row. Read more ...

Boris Johnson in huge U-Turn as he's forced to apologise to MPs for...

Boris Johnson in huge U-Turn as he's forced to apologise to MPs for Rees-Mogg's decision

BORIS JOHNSON was forced to make a U-Turn on Jacob Rees-Mogg's decision to deny MPs who are still shielding because of coronavirus a proxy vote on legislations. Read more ...

Brexit warning: Nissan UK plant ‘unsustainable' without EU trade deal

Brexit warning: Nissan UK plant ‘unsustainable' without EU trade deal

NISSAN, the UK's largest car production factory, could be "unsustainable" if Brexit goes ahead without a trade deal, the company warned. Read more ...

Boris facing another TWO WEEKS in coronavirus isolation as PM nervously...

Boris facing another TWO WEEKS in coronavirus isolation as PM nervously awaits test result

BORIS Johnson is facing ANOTHER period in quarantine if business secretary Alok Sharma tests positive for coronavirus. Read more ...

Sturgeon told she has 'failed' students as figures show LESS THAN HALF of...

Sturgeon told she has 'failed' students as figures show LESS THAN HALF of pupils learning

LESS than half of secondary school pupils in a key part of Scotland engaged in their studies from home during the Coronavirus lockdown, it has emerged today. Read more ...

Brexit trade talks ignoring 80 PERCENT of UK economy -warning as UK-EU...

Brexit trade talks ignoring 80 PERCENT of UK economy -warning as UK-EU negotiations falter

BRITAIN'S dominant service sector which accounts for around 80 percent of the UK economy has been left out of EU trade negotiations, a report has claimed. Read more ...

Newslinks for Thursday 4th June 2020

Newslinks for Thursday 4th June 2020

Johnson's push for quarantine ‘will isolate UK as others emerge' “Boris Johnson last night pushed ahead with his quarantine policy despite his chief scientific adviser... Read more ...