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Westminster Is Arming Human Rights Abusers & Dictatorships

Westminster Is Arming Human Rights Abusers & Dictatorships | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
The Thatcher government made a big thing about taking out illegal arms dealers from the EX-USSR - you wouldnt believe it but they were just taking out the competition.
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Dorothy Hodgkin, Nobel prize winning biochemist, celebrated in Google Doodle

Dorothy Hodgkin, Nobel prize winning biochemist, celebrated in Google Doodle | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
Her pioneering work helped unravel the structures of proteins, including insulin, which she studied for more than 30 years
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British Arctic Convoy veterans honoured on board HMS Belfast

British Arctic Convoy veterans honoured on board HMS Belfast | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
Through Arctic seas seventy eight convoys from Britain to northern Russia brought the Soviet Union the lifeline it needed to fight off the Nazis.

Some of the ships that left Britain never came back. The British faced continual German attacks, from the air and from the sea and 3,000 men died as a result.

The supplies that arrived kept millions of Russian people alive.

British planes, flown by Russians, repelled the approaching German army.
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Will Davis, ActionAid Community Campaigner at the Barclays AGM

Will Davis, ActionAid Community Campaigner at the Barclays AGM | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
ActionAid Campaigners at the Barclays AGM
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Ukip candidates add to Nigel Farage's woes with a barrage of racism

Ukip candidates add to Nigel Farage's woes with a barrage of racism | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
Party promises to act on social media comments, including call that Lenny Henry should leave Britain
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Are there no depths UKIP will stoop too, me thinks my analogy

of calling UKIP, 'BNP lite' was a little hasty, they seem to be brothers in arms!!!!

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There's a better way to support disabled people – listen to us, for starters

There's a better way to support disabled people – listen to us, for starters | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
Sue Marsh: Disabled people are being failed in every way by employment and support allowance and the Work Programme. The Spartacus network's new report has an alternative vision
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Insults on Hillsborough Wikipedia page 'sent from Whitehall'

Insults on Hillsborough Wikipedia page 'sent from Whitehall' | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
Cabinet Office launches inquiry after Liverpool paper claims page on disaster was changed by government computer
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Doing God: Why is Cameron calling himself 'evangelical'?

Doing God: Why is Cameron calling himself 'evangelical'? | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
The prime minister's sudden shift to religious rhetoric has a political motive.
Sascha Humphrey's insight:

Because he's a Tory twunt! ;) 

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Dead end: Residents reject Thatcher road name

Dead end: Residents reject Thatcher road name | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
Attempts to re-name a road in Margaret Thatcher's honour fail after no residents in her former constituency come forward to volunteer.
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Woohoo!

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Housing crisis overtakes transport as biggest concern for Londoners, poll suggests

Housing crisis overtakes transport as biggest concern for Londoners, poll suggests | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
Housing has overtaken transport to become the biggest issue of concern for Londoners, a poll revealed today, as figures showed property prices have soared nearly 18 per cent in a year.
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Lord Howell's latest 'frack the north' gaffe | Corporate Watch

Lord Howell's latest 'frack the north' gaffe | Corporate Watch | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
Sascha Humphrey's insight:

Osborne's father-in-law:

Frack “remote (derelict) areas” such as in the North East and North West

Government's views on fracking “MUCH too optimistic” and “seriously flawed”

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The Failed Logic Of Anti-Immigration Sentiment (INFOGRAPHIC)

The Failed Logic Of Anti-Immigration Sentiment (INFOGRAPHIC) | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
With just over a week to go to the European Elections, immigration continues to be the political hot potato lobbed by the right at anyone who wants to remain in the EU. Parties like Ukip claim the UK is so full of foreigners that the NHS is crumbling, English people can't get a job any more and queues for your local Odeon are unbearably long.
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The Aim of Tory Policy: The Expansion of Workfare and the End of Unemployment Benefit?

The Aim of Tory Policy: The Expansion of Workfare and the End of Unemployment Benefit? | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
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15,000 charity staff paid over £60,000 a year, official review finds - Telegraph

15,000 charity staff paid over £60,000 a year, official review finds - Telegraph | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
Thousands of charity workers are paid more than £60,000 a year – far higher than previously thought – according to an official review of pay in the voluntary sector.
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There is only one reason why Boris Johnson is eyeing a seat in the House

There is only one reason why Boris Johnson is eyeing a seat in the House | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
Andrew Rawnsley: If Boris Johnson stands as an MP, it's not to help the Tories to win, but because he calculates that it's quite likely they won't
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And what did Jesus say about the money lenders, nation asks David Cameron

And what did Jesus say about the money lenders, nation asks David Cameron | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
After claiming that Jesus Christ invented the Big Society, voters everywhere have asked the Prime Minister what Jesus thought of people who made a living by lending people money.
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Pianist in need of new heart died penniless after judged fit to work

Pianist in need of new heart died penniless after judged fit to work | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
Robert Barlow, who died aged 47 in his native Liverpool, had his Employment and Support Allowance stopped after benefits assessors Atos ruled him fit to work
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'Stop mongols having sex': Tory mayor resigns

'Stop mongols having sex': Tory mayor resigns | Slash's British News | Scoop.it
A Conservative mayor resigns in disgrace after suggesting that disabled people should not have sex.
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Oh you gotta love those lovely Christian god fearing Tory funts!

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Graeme Obree's 3 phase breathing technique

So, a couple of months ago I came across Graeme Obree's training manual, The Obree Way.  It's his take on how to train, be it preparing your equipment (especially the turbo trainer), what sessions ...
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