Monthly Archives: April 2014

Education given even greater focus in council’s top team

Improving educational attainment will be the sole focus of one councillor whilst banking and investments experience has been brought in to help manage a £156 million saving programme, as part of changes to Suffolk County Council’s cabinet announced today. The … Continue reading

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Kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls taken as brides by militants

The Guardian reports here. For two weeks, retired teacher Samson Dawah prayed for news of his niece Saratu, who was among more than 230 schoolgirls snatched by Boko Haram militants in the north-eastern Nigerian village of Chibok. Then on Monday … Continue reading

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Nigel Farage not standing in Newark due to having eggs to sit on

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has said he will not stand in the forthcoming Newark by-election. Mr Farage told BBC One’s Breakfast: “I haven’t had long to think about it but I have thought about it, and we’re just over three … Continue reading

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What ever happened to UKIP’s first mp?

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“The blood of innocents”

Almost immediately after Qatar won the right to host the 2022 World Cup, concerns about the country’s poor track record on workers’ rights began to emerge. Hassan al-Thawadi, the man in charge of Qatar’s World Cup preparations, attempted to reassure … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia criticises Norway over human rights record

The Independent reports that Saudi Arabia criticises Norway over human rights record and calls for all criticism of religion to be criminalised in Norway. The Saudi’s obviously don’t understand the term ‘freedom of opinion and expression’ Article 19. Everyone has … Continue reading

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Rape, Ipswich – police issue CCTV image of man they wish to trace

Detectives investigating a report of a rape in Ipswich are issuing a CCTV still (attached) of a man they wish to identify and trace. Officers were alerted to the incident by the Town Pastors, as they had been approached by … Continue reading

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