Trust Labour? I'd rather trust Jimmy Savile to babysit, writes RICHARD LITTLEJOHN
That was worth the wait, wasn't it? Someone at Labour HQ must have heard I was entering the election fray this week and decided to give me something to write about.
Miliband's tombstone is the funniest bit of masonry since the mini-Stonehenge in the spoof rock documentary Spinal Tap.
Voters are being asked to go to the polls wearing blindfolds
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 05:31
I want to ask a question that is not as stupid as it first sounds: what is an election about? Making a choice, obviously. But the process of making that choice should be something more. It ought also to be a conversation about the challenges facing the country and an education in how the rival leaders would meet them. In this vital respect, this shrill yet sterile contest has been a terrible letdown and no less so for the disappointment being rather predictable.
Austria wants refugee quota for each EU member
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 04:31
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria wants a refugee quota for every country in the European Union to help absorb hundreds of migrants arriving every day by boat in southern Europe, Chancellor Werner Faymann said in a newspaper interview.
EU challenges for United Kingdom, post-election
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 04:13
The outcome of the May 7 general election will potentially have huge economic consequences as it may result in a referendum on whether the United Kingdom should leave the European Union (EU) after four decades of membership.
UAE travel to the European Union: Soon without visa
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 03:52
UAE tourism and business travel to Schengen countries in the European Union will be easy and without a visa soon. UAE diplomacy has achieved another victory towards realizing a Schengen visa waiver, which will allow Emiratis visa-free travel to any of all the 28 Schengen states, said Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister.
General Election 2015 poll tracker: Who will win on 7 May?
Saturday, 02 May 2015 10:31
It's one of the most nail-biting elections in history. City A.M.'s poll tracker measures the latest support for each of the six main parties - the Conservatives, Labour, the Liberal Democrats, Ukip and the Green Party.
Last Updated (Saturday, 02 May 2015 16:08)
'Branson doesn't know what he's talking about': Hotelier Rocco Forte blasts back at the Virgin tycoon's EU 'nonsense'
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 05:02
Rocco Forte is not backward with his political opinions.
As the nation approaches its most closely fought General Election in living memory, the veteran hotelier lets fly left and right – slamming Miliband, backing Cameron, mocking European bureaucrats and defending zero-hours contracts. He may be 70, but there is no sign of his energy waning.
Farage backtracks on BBC proposal
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 04:21
Nigel Farage has backtracked on a proposal to scrap Doctor Who and Strictly Come Dancing at a slimmed down BBC.
The Ukip leader praised the Corporation's "crown jewels" despite earlier telling the BBC's Andrew Marr programme "I don't think (the BBC) needs to do entertainment".
Cameron pledge as election battle focuses on EU poll
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 04:00
David Cameron has said he will not lead a government that fails to deliver a referendum on the UK's EU membership.
I was framed, jailed and betrayed: British tourist tells how he was arrested for murder in Greece and held in a squalid prison because of the controversial European Arrest Warrant
Sunday, 03 May 2015 09:24
Andrew Symeou was arrested for murder of Jonathan Hiles in 2008
Aged just 20, he was wrongly identified as the killer and extradited
The Cardiff teenager died after being attacked in a nightclub in Zante
European Arrest Warrant meant British authorities had no power even to examine the evidence against Andrew
Last Updated (Sunday, 03 May 2015 09:35)
EU chief warns Hungary over return of death penalty comments
Friday, 01 May 2015 20:10
Brussels has warned Hungary that a fight is looming unless Budapest distances itself from statements about reintroducing the death penalty, which is outlawed in the EU.
UK Budget busted by EU Cranks
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Crumbling EU recovery threatens UK growth: Figures show that Britain's economy grew at its slowest pace in a year
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European Commission adopts ‘Partnership Agreement’ with Romania on using EU Structural and Investment Funds for growth and jobs in 2014-2020
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UK should consider leaving the EU warns Legal & General boss
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EU Supports Moldova To Secure FTA Benefits
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