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Dual mandates are wrecking British politics

A DUAL mandate is a practice whereby an elected representative serves in more than one elected position simultaneously. For example, an individual could be a...

‘EU’ is a Remainer, ma’am?

IT'S AN accepted part of British tradition that the monarch shows a complete and total impartiality when it comes to politics and the issues...

Opinion: Why Tim Farron had to go

TIM FARRON was Liberal Democrat leader for just shy of two years. In that time, you’d be hard pressed to find anyone that singled him...

Rare two-year UK parliament announced

THE BRITISH Government announced on Saturday that the UK parliament will implement a two-year session. The main reason given for this rare development is to...

Benidorm police arrest on-the-run British man

LOCAL POLICE officers in Benidorm have arrested and detained fugitive Dave Grundy, the 53-year-old British citizen who had been on the run for five...

Why Theresa May is wrong about human rights

IN THE aftermath of the London terror attacks, Theresa May said she would change human rights laws if they “get in the way” of...

Surge in support for British pubs

BRITISH PUBS have been declared in excellent health by a leading research firm. Data released this week by Mintel found that sales of alcoholic drinks...

British Police Federation reaction to General Election result

STEVE WHITE, chair of the Police Federation of England and Wales, said: “The Prime Minister has today pledged that the new Government will work...

Cash stashers keeping quiet

NEARLY A quarter of British adults have money tucked away their partner knows absolutely nothing about, according to a new survey. Researchers polled 1,500 people...

DIY is dying out

A NEW SURVEY has revealed that British homeowners spend an average of 37 minutes and make three attempts at a DIY task before giving...

More fat cats… and dogs

A NEW study has found more than half of British pet owners let their cats and dogs pig out on chips, popcorn, cheese, pizza,...

British mortgage approvals dip

ACCORDING TO new figures from the Bank of England, mortgage approvals fell for a third consecutive month, as the UK housing market struggles to...

British passport applications surge from people living elsewhere in EU

THE NUMBER of people living elsewhere in the EU who applied for a British passport jumped by more than a third last year, as...

Can you vote in the UK General Election on June 8th?

IF you are a British citizen living abroad, you can apply to be an overseas voter. You must have been registered to vote in the...
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