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Morrissey for Mayor? Singer May Run For Animal Welfare Party

Morrissey has said that he is considering an offer from the Animal Welfare Party to stand as their nominee for Mayor of London. The singer, who has a long history of expressing strident political views, issued a statement to the True To You website confirming his potential candidacy, in which he spoke of Nazis, animal torture and child sacrifice. The ...

Why Sadiq Khan is the only hope for London’s housing crisis

“Ushers and butlers” for the world’s super-wealthy. That’s how a recent, damning study described UK politicians’ relationship with the world’s wealthiest businesspeople. The two-year study by researchers at Goldsmiths, Sheffield and York universities found that Britain’s ruling politicians were actively encouraging the world’s wealthiest people to buy up properties in London, to the detriment of the city’s “tenants and low-income ...

Mayor of London Cuts Short Palestine Trip

Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, has been forced to cancel a number of scheduled events during a trip to the Palestinian territories after he made a number of strongly pro-Israel remarks during the initial phase of his visit. 

Nicky Morgan Says She Is Considering Leadership Bid

Nicky Morgan, the Education Secretary, has told The Spectator magazine that she is considering running to succeed David Cameron as leader of the Conservative Party and Prime Minister of the UK.

Ms. Morgan said that she hoped to see a woman leading a major political party in the near future, which no female politician has done on a permanent basis since the resignation of Margaret Thatcher in 1990. However, Ms. Morgan stressed that she remained cautious about the prospect and that as the mother of a seven-year-old boy, she would have to think carefully before she threw her hat in the ring.

When asked what she had to offer, she told the magazine: "I represent a part of the country [Loughborough] that I think is incredibly down-to-earth. It wants good schools, good hospitals, solid economy, support for those who have started businesses and wants to know that the government is on their side." As an MP that increased her majority at the last election, she believes that she will be able to convince swing voters that the Conservative party are best placed to

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