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INVEST IN SURE START AS TRIBUTE TO TESSA JOWELL, GOVERNMENT URGED


She told MPs When I was a young mum, it was the Sure Start centre that really helped me and my son... READ MORE

15th May, 2018 417

COMPLEX RULES FOR UNIVERSAL CREDIT SEE ONE IN FIVE CLAIMS FAIL


With around 100,000 new claims for universal credit each month, this could mean that tens of thousands of people will not receive a payment... READ MORE

13th May, 2018 924

BRITAIN URGED TO ENSURE PROMISES TO 'WINDRUSH GENERATION' ARE MADE LAW


But more than 200 mainly opposition members of parliament have written to the prime minister calling for the pledges to be written into law "without delay"... READ MORE

29th April, 2018 364

UK GOVT TO OFFER WINDRUSH GENERATION FREE CITIZENSHIP


Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong to attend summit Seoul AFP File Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS People gathered in London last week to show solidarity with the Windrush generation... READ MORE

26th April, 2018 0

MOTIVE ELUSIVE AFTER VAN DRIVER KILLS 10 ON TORONTO SIDEWALK


Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale called the incident a horrific attack and said the G-7 foreign ministers extended their condolences... READ MORE

24th April, 2018 12

WITNESSES DESCRIBE HORROR AS TORONTO VAN CRASH LEAVES 10 PEDESTRIANS DEAD, 15 INJURED


Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said he did not think it was an accident... READ MORE

24th April, 2018 14

FEW TORIES EVEN GRASP WHAT WINDRUSH SAYS ABOUT THEM


Ministers from the time say they noticed Cameron growing rather awkward when dragged into standoffs between the Home Office and other departments over the target... READ MORE

22nd April, 2018 841

MALTESE POLITICIANS FACE CALLS FOR MONEY LAUNDERING INQUIRY


Opposition leaders file court action against PM's chief of staff and former energy minister... READ MORE

21st April, 2018 264

MOZAMBICAN ARTIST COULD BE JAILED FOR SIX MONTHS FOR 'INSULTING NATIONAL FLAG'


Local media reported that the culture minister has threatened to sue the artist for insulting a national symbol... READ MORE

13th April, 2018 76

ALBERTA WILLING TO BUY TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE IF NECESSARY, PREMIER SAYS


And an ultimatum from Kinder Morgan, Notley initially suggested on Sunday the Alberta government might invest in the pipeline... READ MORE

11th April, 2018 1175

BRAZIL NAMES PRO-PRIVATIZATION MOREIRA AS NEW MINES AND ENERGY MINISTER


Brazil names pro-privatization Moreira as new mines and energy..... READ MORE

9th April, 2018 7

RUMOUR AND INNUENDO AS A POLITICAL WEAPON DIMINISHES THEM ALL


The fall of a deputy prime minister over an affair with a staff member and a separate allegation of sexual harassment has moved the boundaries... READ MORE

2nd March, 2018 2678

AUSTRALIA DEPUTY PM BARNABY JOYCE QUITS AMID PRESSURE OVER AFFAIR


Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has announced his resignation amid a scandal over an extra-marital affair he had with one of his staffers... READ MORE

23rd February, 2018 661

CANBERRA'S OTHER OFFICE AFFAIR REMAINS SHROUDED IN MYSTERY


The case of Australian Border Force Commissioner Roman Quaedvlieg has put into sharp focus the standards applied to public officials as opposed to their political masters... READ MORE

18th February, 2018 2639

PM MEETS JOYCE IN SYDNEY FOR CRISIS TALKS ON COALITION


Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has met with his deputy Barnaby Joyce in an effort quell a brewing coalition crisis... READ MORE

17th February, 2018 26

Trending News Headlines : Minister

4,000 SOLDIERS PREPARED TO DRIVE RAIL REPLACEMENT BUSES IF NEEDED DURING SOUTHERN RAIL STRIKES


Four thousand soldiers are standing ready to drive rail replacement buses during Southern Rail strikes as the Government prepares to circumvent union disruption... READ MORE

21st December, 2016 21564

CATHERINE MCKENNA DEMANDS REPORTER'S OUTLET STOP CALLING HER 'CLIMATE BARBIE' IN TERSE EXCHANGE


So you're the Rebel Media that happens to call me climate Barbie, I certainly hope that you will no longer use that hashtag, McKenna said... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 18285

TWO MORE SENIOR LIBERAL AIDES TO REPAY $55,000 IN MOVING EXPENSES


Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains' chief of staff Elder Marques received 103,997 in moving expenses when he relocated to Ottawa... READ MORE

24th September, 2016 6218

JEREMY CORBYN ACCUSES MAY OF SWEETHEART DEAL WITH SURREY COUNCIL


Surrey county council informed the government that they wished to become a pilot area, a DCLG spokesman said... READ MORE

9th February, 2017 5652

TEXAS PASTOR RICK SCARBOROUGH IS WILLING TO BE BURNED TO DEATH TO OPPOSE GAY MARRIAGE


Rick Scarborough a Baptist pastor and Christian political activist has said he would be willing to be burned to death in his fight against gay rights... READ MORE

21st June, 2015 5353

SURREY COUNCIL RECEIVED BOOST IN BUDGET AFTER 'SWEETHEART DEAL' CLAIMS


Labour analysis of new ?2bn for social care suggests rapidly rising share for council said to have struck 'gentleman's agreement' with ministers... READ MORE

11th March, 2017 3530

THERESA MAY WILL SACK SEX PEST CABINET MINISTERS, AS 36 OF HER OWN MPS ARE ACCUSED OF INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIOUR


Theresa May will sack sex pest Cabinet ministers, as 36 of her own MPs are accused of inappropriate behaviour... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 2843

MPS URGE GOVERNMENT TO DELAY UNIVERSAL CREDIT ROLLOUT


Ministers are planning to accelerate the introduction of universal credit, which rolls six benefits into a single monthly payment, to about 50 new areas... READ MORE

7th August, 2017 2365

GOVERNOR AHOK CONCEDES JAKARTA ELECTION TO BASWEDAN


Former cabinet minister beats incumbent governor, on trial for blasphemy, after religiously divisive campaign... READ MORE

20th April, 2017 2292

JUSTIN TRUDEAU JOYFULLY MOBBED BY FEDERAL CIVIL SERVANTS


Friday morning, CBC News heard that there was an orientation meeting for new cabinet ministers in Ottawa... READ MORE

7th November, 2015 2061

KIDS COMPANY'S CAMILA BATMANGHELIDJH ASKED TO STEP DOWN BY GOVERNMENT


The Cabinet Office is withholding A?3m unless Kids Company moves on its chief executive, Camila Batmanghelidjh... READ MORE

3rd July, 2015 1730

DAVID CAMERON 'MESMERISED' BY KIDS COMPANY BOSS


But, the source added She Ms Batmanghelidjh was a good news story for the Conservative Party... READ MORE

5th August, 2015 1588

OTTAWA TO ANNOUNCE DECISIONS TOMORROW ON NORTHERN GATEWAY, LINE 3 PIPELINES


Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr also appointed a ministerial panel to review Northern Gateway, and commissioned Environment Canada to study the project's upstream greenhouse gas emissions... READ MORE

29th November, 2016 1341

DOES THE TURNBULL GOVERNMENT HAVE ANOTHER CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUE ON ITS HANDS?


This is how Attorney-General George Brandis put it Most decisions that ministers make are in fact made by the Cabinet on the recommendation of ministers... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 1280

TOP BREXITEER BORIS JOHNSON PENNED ARGUMENTS FOR STAYING IN EU


Top Brexiteer Boris Johnson penned arguments for staying in EU report... READ MORE

16th October, 2016 1188

6 CHANGES FOUND IN THE FINE PRINT


When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced his cabinet Wednesday, the new faces weren't the only changes afoot... READ MORE

7th November, 2015 1058

HOLLANDE'S 'GOOD GIRL' AZOULAY WINS UNESCO'S TOP JOB


Audrey Azoulay, former French culture minister, became UNESCO's new director general against Qatar's Abdulaziz al-Kawari after a tight fifth round of voting on Friday... READ MORE

13th October, 2017 1049

RABBITTE, QUINN AND GILMORE'S PENSIONS TO COST EUR2 MILLION EACH


He would also get a TD's pension of 43,629 and a ministerial pension of 25,215 every year... READ MORE

1st March, 2015 1004

FIANNA FAIL WILL VOTE AGAINST MARY MITCHELL O'CONNOR'S SUPER JUNIOR APPOINTMENT


The two current super junior ministers are Paul Kehoe and Finian McGrath... READ MORE

16th June, 2017 957

JUSTIN TRUDEAU'S 5 FEMALE 'MINISTERS OF STATE' ARE FULL MINISTERS AFTER ALL


The new president of the Treasury Board, Scott Brison, was, after all, only sworn in a few minutes before the female ministers in question... READ MORE

7th November, 2015 956

NORTHERN PREMIERS ACCUSE PM OF FAILING TO CONSULT ON DRILLING ISSUE


Premiers Bob McLeod and Peter Taptuna, from the Northwest Terroritories and Nunavut, sent a letter to two federal cabinet ministers last month about the ban... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 800

PRITI PATELS RESIGNATION ADDS TO PRESSURE ON THERESA MAY


Her private meetings included one with Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and it later emerged that she discussed sending aid money to the Israeli authorities... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 738

'BREXIT TOO IMPORTANT FOR A MINISTER, I'LL TAKE ON ROLE' -...


Gene Kerrigan We who work in the media love political set pieces... READ MORE

30th October, 2016 698

THERESA MAYS DEPUTY RESIGNS IN FUROR OVER PORN ON WORK COMPUTER


In his resignation letter, Mr. Green said he regretted that he had been asked to stand aside, but apologized for his actions... READ MORE

21st December, 2017 668

B.C. GOVERNMENT READIES FOR HISTORIC TRANSITION AMID WILDFIRE CRISIS


Outgoing Transportation Minister Todd Stone said the people of B.C... READ MORE

18th July, 2017 666

'ABSOLUTELY THEY ARE SEXUAL HARASSMENT,' MANITOBA'S EX-LIBERAL LEADER SAYS ABOUT SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS


PC MLA Rochelle Squires, the minister responsible for the status of women, is all too familiar with hurtful words... READ MORE

21st November, 2016 609

COMMENT: NO QUESTION ABOUT IT - IT'S TIME TO BOYCOTT QUESTION TIME


Comment No question about it - it's time to boycott Question Time... READ MORE

26th June, 2015 604

FRANCE TO LIMIT PRICE WARS AT SUPERMARKETS AFTER NUTELLA RIOTS


Most of these measures were agreed during a Dec. 21 meeting between the government and representatives of farmers and supermarkets... READ MORE

31st January, 2018 602

CHILDREN'S COMMISSIONERS PLEAD WITH CHANCELLOR TO PAUSE UNIVERSAL CREDIT


The commissioners also want the government to reconsider restricting Universal Credit entitlements to only two children per family... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 557

TORIES 'WINCED' OVER TONY ABBOTT'S 'FASCISTIC' REFUGEES SPEECH


London Tony Abbott's controversy-sparking speech in honour of Margaret Thatcher made Conservative cabinet ministers wince a well-connected Tory blogger says... READ MORE

28th October, 2015 535


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