Girl Summit 2014

In July the Prime Minister will host the UK’s first Girl Summit, aimed at mobilising domestic and international efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM) and child, early and forced marriage (CEFM) within a generation. UNICEF will co-host the event.Girls and women have the right to live free from violence and discrimination and achieve their [...] Read more ...

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22 Jul 2014

Sheffield Midland - Cleethorpes Via Brigg

This is a survey for any passengers that travel on the Sheffield to Cleethorpes Via Brigg or Sheffield to Lincoln trains to establish the views of rail users. It has been devised the Friends of Brigg and Lincoln Lines (FoBLL) in association with GRaB (Gainsborough's rail and bus users group). Read more ...

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22 Jul 2014

Something amazing has happened to the Labour Party

Something amazing has happened to the Labour Party and we have all grown so accustomed to it already that we take it for granted and don’t even comment about. The amazing occurrence is the sustained achievement of party unity, not just for a season or a year but for an entire parliamentary term. This was graphically illustrated over the last few [...] Read more ...

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22 Jul 2014

21 July 2014

Escalation over GazaOn Monday 7 July 2014, the Israeli army launched a large military operation in the Gaza Strip, from air and sea, codenamed "Protective Edge", with the stated objective of stopping Palestinian rockets firing at southern Israel and destroying the military infrastructure of Hamas and other armed groups. This is the third major oper [...] Read more ...

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22 Jul 2014