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The public overwhelmingly thinks the Green Party should be included in the general election TV debates
The vast majority of the British public think the Green Party should be included in the TV leaders’ debates.
It’s not easy being green, as Kermit the Frog used to say*, and the Green Party know that better than anyone.
But should we be bothered about £180m?
Some good news as Advent reaches its giddy yuletide peak: levels of employment have risen.
Nigel Farage’s party has raised over £3m this year
“We caused the 2011 riots by shooting dead an unarmed civilian and then lying about it. And we got away with it.”
Mayor of London Boris Johnson today lashed out at xenophobic Londoners for complaining that the capital is too crowded.
UKIP has received £1.5m worth of EU funding which was set aside for helping European countries integrate better.
Here it is – the annual festive monstrosity known as the BNP Christmas card.
“Now what on earth has London Mayor Boris Johnson done to deserve jail?” You might be wondering.
Nigel Farage has talked about his biggest regret in a programme going out on Channel 4 tonight.
The answer might surprise you
The founder of A Very Good Company on Tesco’s new direction and UK entrepreneurialism
If you’re a Tory voter who’s a Manchester City fan then this news story will probably make your day.
Ed Miliband’s policy to allow 16-year-olds to vote just plays into the hands of his opponents
It’s a hard life being a lord. All that responsibility, privilege and ermine. And don’t forget the champagne. You can’t lord it up properly without decent bubbly.
A backbench MP has been caught playing Candy Crush Saga in a parliamentary committee meeting.
Air pollution in the UK is causing a deadly “public health crisis”, responsible for almost as many deaths as smoking, a panel of MPs has warned.
Nigel Farage has blamed “immigration” after missing a meeting with UKIP supporters this weekend.
If the Conservatives win the general election in May, a further one million public sector workers will be sacked by early 2020.
Get your hankies ready, people: Nigel Farage claims he’s the “poorest man in politics”.
The deputy prime minister was in Cornwall yesterday while the Autumn Statement was being announced – but why?
Well it’s out now. Stamp duty bonfires, business rate caps, more small business relief and last but not least, a tax credit for Wallace & Gromit. Here’s what the business world thinks:ON BUSINESS RATESJohn Cridland, director general of the CBI:
The chancellor received a mixed review of the 2014 Autumn Statement.
A significant overhaul of how stamp duty will be charged was perhaps the biggest surprise in George Osborne’s Autumn Statement this afternoon.
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It hardly broke the internet, but this year’s Autumn Statement produced some amusing tweets.
In today’s Autumn Statement, the chancellor will have to admit that not everything is going to be as rosy as he’d previously hoped.