The Great Debate UK

from UK News:

Opinion poll raises spectre of hung British parliament

November 23, 2009

OUKTP-UK-BRITAIN-BROWN-TAXESThe latest opinion poll in Britain showing the opposition Conservatives six points ahead of the ruling Labour party has raised the possibility of a hung parliament with no one party having an overall majority and a return to the kind of political uncertainty not seen since the 1970s.

Parliament 2010

November 4, 2009

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We’ll be covering live the Edelman debate on social media and UK politics.

from UK News:

Should the BNP be able to use military imagery?

October 20, 2009

griffinThis is a busy week for the British National Party (BNP).

Today it was warned to stop using military imagery in its campaign material. A group of former military leaders accused the BNP, which has used photographs of spitfire fighter planes and Winston Churchill, of hijacking Britain's history for their own "dubious ends."

Send your questions to Alistair Darling

By Reuters Staff
October 20, 2009

darlingDo you have a question you would like to ask Chancellor Alistair Darling? Now is your chance.

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Is five too young to start primary school?

October 16, 2009

schoolThe largest review of primary schooling in England for 40 years has said children at five are too young to start formal education and that six would be a more suitable age.

Labour set plans for post-crisis society

September 25, 2009

Stephen Timms-Member of Parliament Stephen Timms is the Financial Secretary to the Treasury. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Thomson Reuters Newsmaker: Ireland and the Lisbon Treaty

By Reuters Staff
September 7, 2009

Political leaders gathered in Dublin to debate both sides of the controversial Lisbon Treaty and the implications it could have on the future of Europe.

Who benefits from a file-sharing crackdown?

August 26, 2009

jollyroger-300x234- Andrew Robinson is the leader of the Pirate Party UK. The opinions expressed are his own.-

Japan: The election that might change everything

August 25, 2009

debito- Arudou Debito, is a columnist for the Japan Times, activist, blogger at debito.org, and Chair of the NPO Foreign Residents and Naturalized Citizens Association. The opinions expressed are his own -