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July 23, 2018 9:25 AM Spain POPULISM rises: Conservatives turn to anti-EU rhetoric in latest Brussels challenge

SPAIN’S conservative Popular Party have appointed a tough new leader who has pledged to make the party more right-wing in a direct challenge to the country’s prime minister Pedro Sanchez and the EU. Mr Casado, 37, has inherited a party that faces a touch job getting into power thanks to Mr Sanchez’s socialist views and the battle against the more liberal 52

July 21, 2018 6:00 AM York Council to ask Crime Commissioner for more funding for police

THE chief executive of City of York Council will be asked to write to the Police and Crime Commissioner to ask for extra funding for the police and fire service. Councillors raised concerns about cuts to frontline services at a full council meeting on Thursday evening, when Cllr Ashley Mason, vice chairman of North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel and Liberal 41

July 17, 2018 11:01 PM ‘DESPERATE STUFF’ Lib Dems accuse Brandon Lewis of ‘CHEATING’ during crunch Brexit vote

THE LIBERAL Democrats have accused Brandon Lewis of “cheating” during Tuesday night’s crunch Brexit vote that saw Theresa May narrowly avoid a humiliating defeat on a key customs union amendment. Jo Swinson took to Twitter to lambast the Conservative Party Chairman for allegedly breaking an agreement not to vote. She said: “Don't try any nonsense about 46

July 7, 2018 11:03 AM Panic! at the Disco’s Brendon Urie Comes Out As Pansexual

Panic! at the Disco frontman Brendon Urie has come out as pansexual in a new interview with PAPER magazine. The singer has openly been very liberal throughout his career and recently donated $1 million to support LGBTQ+ youth across America. Now, he has opened up about his own sexuality, saying that he identifies as pansexual. When asked about the meaning 94

July 1, 2018 7:43 PM Russians rally against raising pension ages for men, women

MOSCOW (AP) - Opponents of the Russian government's proposal to raise the eligibility ages for pensions are holding demonstrations throughout the country. Several hundred people held an unsanctioned rally in the Pacific port city of Vladivostok. Authorized rallies also took place Sunday in the Far East and Siberia, as well as in western Russia. No cities 27

July 1, 2018 5:37 PM Germaine Greer: Art should not be taught in school

Greer told the Press Association: “I think perhaps we should stop teaching art. I think we shouldn’t be teaching kids how to do it. “I once had to address art teachers in this country about teaching art at A-Level. And there was a young woman who stood up and had put in a folder of work on Tracy Emin’s drawings, which are wonderful.” Greer, who praised 33

June 30, 2018 3:54 AM NSW Labor MPs to cough up Medich money

NSW Labor MPs will have to pay a special levy to help their party recoup money it received from convicted murderer Ron Medich and donate it to charity. The party was gifted more than $260,000 over 10 years from a company part-owned by Medich, who earlier this year was found guilty of ordering the execution-style killing of business rival Michael McGurk 23

June 28, 2018 5:59 AM Leyonhjelm hurls obscenity at senator

NSW senator David Leyonhjelm has been accused of telling the Greens' Sarah Hanson-Young to "stop shagging men" and then swore at her when she confronted him. Senator Hanson-Young told parliament the Liberal Democrats senator made the remark on the floor of the upper house during a division on a motion about arming women with tasers to combat violence 18

June 27, 2018 10:24 PM Trump gets historic chance to shift Supreme Court to right

President Donald Trump on Wednesday secured a historic chance to shift the US Supreme Court decisively to the right as Justice Anthony Kennedy, the tie-breaking vote between the bench's liberal and conservative judges, announced he is to retire. Kennedy's departure at the end of July will give Trump the opportunity to appoint his second justice to the nine-seat 49

June 26, 2018 6:06 AM 'That’s ABSURD!' Former MP tears into radio caller for claiming all Brexiteers are RACIST

The Conservative MP is known for his upper-class mannerisms and traditionalist views The demonstration was dubbed the 'March for a People's Vote' and speakers at the event will included Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable, Tory rebel Anna Soubry, Labour MP David Lammy and Green Party’s Caroline Lucas. Gina Miller, who took the Government to court 31