“I might vote Labour for the first time
Big Issue“I might vote Labour for the first time since 1992 because of Jeremy Corbyn”Big IssueBafta-winning screenwriter Jimmy McGovern has told The Big Issue about the time he met Jeremy Corbyn – and was very impressed. But it turns out that McGovern, whose new BBC series Broken started this week, also has time for the prime minister. “I might ...
Posted on 1 June 2017 | 9:42 am
CITY DIARY: BA's el capitano ridiculed by
CITY DIARY: BA's el capitano ridiculed by Jack StrawThis is MoneyBritish Airways' bearded el capitano Alex Cruz is ridiculed by Jack Straw over his disappearing act during the airline's bank holiday meltdown. Writing to the Times, the former foreign secretary says that, during a ministerial crisis, 'rule one is to ...
Posted on 30 May 2017 | 3:13 pm
Corbyn should be tougher on party trolls,
The GuardianCorbyn should be tougher on party trolls, says Harriet HarmanThe GuardianShe went in and found Jack Straw's name on what should have been her seat. Harman let it go, there were more pressing issues to be raised than seating plans, but it was an important moment. “Those things of who talks over who, who sits where, all of ...and more »
Posted on 29 May 2017 | 5:21 am
Dead & Company Open Tour, Pay Respects
jambands.comDead & Company Open Tour, Pay Respects to Gregg Allmanjambands.comWeir and Mayer also shared singing duties on a few songs that followed, not only “Jack Straw” as customary but also “Friend of the Devil” and “Bird Song.” The second set opened with an intriguing pairing of “Playin' In The Band” and “Deal.” Later ...The Allman Brothers Band : NPRNPRGregg Allman, Southern Rock Pioneer, Dead at 69RollingStone.comall 312 news articles »
Posted on 28 May 2017 | 9:42 am
Dead & Company Honors Gregg Allman In
Live for Live MusicDead & Company Honors Gregg Allman In Sin City Tour Opener At The MGM Grand [Videos]Live for Live MusicThe band came in hot in their first performance since 7/30/16 at Shoreline Amphitheatre, opening the show with classic cuts including “The Music Never Stopped,” “Dire Wolf,” and “Jack Straw,” each highlighted by poignantly beautiful guitar interplay by ...Dead & Company Kick Off 2017 Tour & Announce 8 WebcastsJamBaseThe Allman Brothers Band : NPRNPRGregg Allman, Soulful Trailblazer of Southern Rock, Dies at 69BillboardRollingStone.com -Twitterall 585 news articles »
Posted on 28 May 2017 | 7:55 am
Jack Straw asks: Did Special Branch spy on
JACK Straw has called for a full investigation in to whether the Metropolitan Police’s special branch spied on him when he was Home Secretary in overall charge of the London force.
Posted on 1 April 2015 | 6:55 am
Not being an MP feels a bit odd, says
JACK Straw admitted feeling odd yesterday when we woke up for the first time in more than 36 years as neither the MP nor Labour candidate for Blackburn.
Posted on 31 March 2015 | 2:25 am
Jack Straw praises Blackburn as he bids
RETIRING Blackburn MP Jack Straw used his farewell speech at Westminster to pay tribute to the two places he loved most – the town and the House of Commons.
Posted on 28 March 2015 | 12:10 am
GET YOUR TICKETS: Blackburn candidates to
TODAY, the Lancashire Telegraph is announcing it will hold its first general-election campaign debate, bringing Blackburn’s would-be MPs together in advance of the May 7 poll.
Posted on 27 March 2015 | 3:10 am
Scotland Yard 'spied on Labour ministers
Whistleblower Peter Francis said he read secret files on 10 MPs during his 11 years working for the Metropolitan Police's Special Branch
Posted on 25 March 2015 | 6:05 pm
Iraq war: The week the spectre of the
Those who were instrumental in taking the decision to invade – Tony Blair, Gordon Brown, Jack Straw – have all shuffled off the stage. Those who drew up the botched invasion plans and advised ministers have almost all retired, while the most ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 5:29 am
Britain to reopen embassy in Tehran as
Mr Hammond will be the first British foreign secretary to travel to Iran since Jack Straw in 2003, and only the second since the Iranian revolution of 1979. The move will mark a significant milestone in Tehran’s return to the world diplomatic stage after ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 3:35 am
Straw denies Iraq 'deception' as he rejects
Former foreign secretary Jack Straw has dismissed Jeremy Corbyn's pledge to apologise for the Iraq War on behalf of Labour if elected as the party's leader. Mr Corbyn, the front runner in the leadership race who fiercely opposed the 2003 invasion ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 10:22 pm
5 debacles the Labour Party should apologise
Immigration has never been Labour’s strong point. Back in 2013, former home secretary Jack Straw admitted that the Labour government made a “spectacular mistake” by opening Britain’s borders to Eastern European migrants. In a column for local ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 9:05 pm
Today in the press
He will be the first British foreign secretary to travel to Iran since Jack Straw in 2003, and only the second since the Iranian revolution of 1979. The move will mark a significant milestone in Tehran’s return to the world diplomatic stage after a deal ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 7:24 pm
Premier to appear soon at Britain's Iraq
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will be quizzed sooner than expected about his role in the decision to join the unpopular war in Iraq, the chairman of an inquiry into the conflict confirmed Friday.
Posted on 18 January 2010 | 5:18 am
Holder: US needs Europe's help to close
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder spent days gingerly, privately asking for help before taking his plea public: The United States needs Europe's assistance to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center.
Posted on 27 April 2009 | 12:24 am
Straw Prompts Islamic Integration Debate
Britain has been plunged into a debate over Islamic integration after revelations that former Foreign Secretary Jack Straw asks Muslim women visiting his office to remove their veils and a Muslim policeman was excused from guarding the Israeli Embassy.
Posted on 5 October 2006 | 5:58 pm
Resolved Question: Jack Straw to appear
Posted on 1 February 2011 | 7:11 pm
Resolved Question: Jack Straw, right or
http://www.thisislancashire.co.uk/news/8780436.Jack_Straw_sex_grooming_comments__the_reaction/ From a total of 56 convictions, 53 of the defendants were Asian and the other three white
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1345277/Jack-Straw-making-offensive-remarks-sex-abuse-cases.html#ixzz1AcscLZhO
Posted on 9 January 2011 | 6:03 pm
Resolved Question: What do you think of Jack
I don't personally like the man, but I admire his courage in stating what we all know that these gangs of Asians youths are grooming young white girls for sex as they see them as meat. I am disgusted with the comments that Keith Vaz made, but would we expect any different from him?.
Posted on 8 January 2011 | 6:59 am
Resolved Question: Was there a fire at a
How do you find this kind of information? Does anyone know whether there was a fire at Hampstead Heath, at or near Jack Straw's? Or where can I find records of anything like this happening? It would have been over fifty years ago - maybe more like a hundred or more.
Posted on 16 December 2010 | 10:38 pm
Resolved Question: Will Jack Straws pledge
Jack Straw stated that immigration will not be capped, clearly stating the policy of unlimited immigration into the UK of the Labour party. This was not qualified, subject to provisos or conditional.Will this policy kill Labour stone dead?
Posted on 23 October 2009 | 7:49 pm