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January 28th, 2014

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The round up of recent events (click on the links below, and it will bring up the relevant link)

  1. The only loser in Britain’s resurgent economy is Labour - Now George Osborne’s austerity strategy has been vindicated, Ed Balls must admit Labour’s mistakes and help the UK grow
  2. Britain’s economic recovery: unbalanced and unsustainable
  3. Growth has returned, but Labour can still win on the economy if it can answer these five questions
  4. How the Tories can win the next election
  5. These graph are ominous for Labour.
  6. LabourList readers don’t expect Miliband to win a majority in 2015
  7. 50p, deficit reduction and hiding from the long ugly.
  8. And the new Liberal Democrat Deputy Leader is……
  9. Want to defeat UKIP? Then get more working class people into politics
  10. Nigel Farage: ‘The Tories have failed; only Ukip dares cut spending on NHS and pensions’ 
  11. Truculent Tory backbenchers could be Alex Salmond’s secret weapon 
  12. Is 2014 the Year Scotland Finally Gains Independence? (H/T – TheUnionDivvie)
  13. Figures show extent of NHS reliance on foreign nationals. Thinktank warns stricter immigration rules could hit service after stats show 11% of all staff and 26% of doctors are non-British
  14. Supertramp Breakfast in America album cover in bizarre 9/11 conspiracy theory on David Icke forum
  15. Labour should target Muslims, survey finds, Conservatives Jews and Lib Dems… Buddhists. Among Christians, Anglicans are the most consistently authoritarian and conservative, while Catholics are more likely to be left-wing
  16. Council to reserve seats for citizen journalists
  17. Hillary Clinton’s Comment She Hasn’t Driven Since ’96 Is Out Of Tune With Populist Mood
  18. Ugandan President tells angry MPs: People are born gay just like albinos
  19. Iraq and Iran plot oil revolution in challenge to Saudi Arabia. Iraq’s goal of pumping 9m barrels a day of crude could be a game changer for oil prices and British companies 
  20. Star Trek Replicator Nearing Reality?
  21. If Newspaper Headlines Were Scientifically Accurate
  22. Man fights off shark, stitches up own leg, goes to the pub.
  23. In memory of backpasses (1863-1993) Before goalkeepers played like sweepers and footballers looked like athletes, there was a time when Vinnie Jones, Lee Dixon and Graeme Souness treated us to the glories of the backpass
  24. NATO says film trailers should be shorter
  25. 24′s Jack Bauer outsmarted by Only Fools and Horses’ Del Boy
  26. Tomorrow is the 158th anniversary of the establishment of the Victoria Cross.

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