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  • 16 Aug 2018

    In a heartfelt and searing goodbye letter to Britain, the departing Barbados High Commissioner has told Channel 4 News that the UK should establish a “truth and reconciliation commission” to deal with the fall out from the Windrush scandal.

  • She turned a song about a moaning husband into an anthem for women and minorities across the globe. Respect is the overwhelming thought about Aretha Franklin – a symbol of civil rights, of women’s liberation, who broke barriers and records as she went. She died at the age of 76, after a long illness. Stars…

  • It was nearing completion – with £200m of work already carried out – but the future of the Midland metropolitan hospital in Birmingham was thrown into flux when the construction giant Carillion collapsed in January. Now the Government has confirmed it will pick up the bill for the project to be completed – at a…

  • The ‘fake news media’ is the opposition party, President Trump declared today, but across the United States some 350 newspapers from the New York Times to the Kentucky Times Tribune have launched an unprecedented joint campaign to counter the President’s attacks on the media. In the past two hours the US Senate unanimously supported a free press,…

  • 15 Aug 2018

    Christine Hallquist made her name in Vermont while running a major electric company and being a successful businesswoman. But Donald Trump’s election and the Women’s March inspired her to run for office – running on a campaign promise of a living wage for workers and Medicare for All. She won her primary to become the…

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