Election 2015: fear and loathing in Farageland | Anywhere but Westminster

This is what, in media circles, is known as a goat fuck. That’s a large volume of microphones and cameras in pursuit of an event which the cameras and microphones themselves create. Hello, right is it Ken we’re seeing? It is. Where is Ken? Right, we’ll follow the scrum. We’re not allowed to catch anything. […]

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The SNP’s political earthquake in Scotland – General Election 2015 | Anywhere but Westminster

In 2005 this was the safest seat in Britain. A great deal of me didn’t think he was going to win. You’re taking it all down? Yes. Last time we were here this was the thriving SNP shop – it’s all been packed away now. School kids popped in to get some souvenirs. At the […]

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A tale of two Kensingtons: London and Liverpool… and the 2015 election’s inequality gap

In Kensington and Chelsea we all know we’re always going to get a Conservative because that’s just the way it is here. How do you feel about the election coming up? I’m a Labour man, myself, like, but you know I’ve lost faith in it. Have you ever voted? No. Why don’t you vote? Because […]

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News Wrap: Israel’s government in limbo after close election

JUDY WOODRUFF: The Federal Reserve board has voted to cut short-term interest rates for the second time in three months. But the Central Bank held back today from promising any further money moves this year. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell said it all depends on where the economy seems to be headed. JEROME POWELL, Federal Reserve […]

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