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Annalena Baerbock: The woman who could be Germany's first Green chancellor

The National 21 Apr 2021
“It is an asset for the Greens that she is the only female candidate in the race right now,” said Arne Jungjohann, a political scientist and former aide to Green politicians ... She studied law and political science in Hannover before taking a master’s degree in international law at the London School of Economics.
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UK outlines global-focused defense strategy

Asiatimes 21 Apr 2021
The United Kingdom has outlined a vision for its defense and foreign-engagement priorities in its latest Integrated Review and Defense Command Paper ... In response, the Russian ambassador to the UK, Andrei Kelin, has said that the “political relationship between Moscow and London is nearly dead” – under the circumstances, not an unfair observation.
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London elections 2021: Your candidates questioned

BBC News 20 Apr 2021
A record-breaking 20 candidates are running to become the next mayor of London ... I don't think I have the expertise or the political knowledge to become London mayor ... As we have seen from successive mayors, when you have a political party and a representative mayor, unfortunately, they represent the political agenda and not the people of London.
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What is suffragette white? The colour has a 110-year history as a protest tool

MENA FN 20 Apr 2021
Digital image copyright Museum of London This led Emmeline Pankhurst to establish the Women's Social and Political Union (WSPU) in 1903 ... Library of the London School of Economics and Political Science Her group's dramatic actions � from disrupting meetings to damaging public property � cemented their place in the history of women's suffrage.
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'It knocked the hangover out!' Sienna Miller says she once went skinny dipping after drinking ...

The Daily Mail 20 Apr 2021
Elsewhere, Sienna is currently busy filming new political series Anatomy Of A Scandal in London ... assaulting a young political aide ... Elsewhere, Sienna is currently busy filming new political series Anatomy Of A Scandal in London alongside co-star Rupert Friend (pictured in 2019).
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Prince Harry is ‘entrapped’ in his marriage with Meghan Markle

The News International 20 Apr 2021
Despite many still supporting the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, they still have their fair share of detractors as well. Famed author Lady Colin Campbell thinks the two “won’t last” as the former actor is “disconnected with reality.”. In a chat with Cindy Adams for Page Six, Lady C said ...Returning, London would act polite. Be received politely ... .
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Super League has got Boris Johnson all fired up, but path to victory looks risky

CNN 20 Apr 2021
London (CNN)The recent proposals for a European Super League have created severe headaches for the political leaders of the three nations involved ... Theories have ranged from the PM having undergone a conversion since his days as London Mayor, when he warned against an "orgy of ...
photo: UN / Rick Bajornas
Angela Merkel, Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, speaks at the event titled "Alliance for Rainforests", 23 September 2019.
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Who are the rivals to lead Germany after Chancellor Merkel?

BBC News 20 Apr 2021
how do you stand out, overshadowed by such a political colossus?. Mrs Merkel has dominated German politics for 16 years as chancellor ... A former trampoline champion from the northern city of Hanover, Ms Baerbock, 40, studied law and politics in Hamburg and London and worked for the Greens in the European Parliament.
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India caught off guard by Britain’s 'surprise' travel ban decision

The National 20 Apr 2021
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said the “difficult but vital decision” would take effect from 4am London time on Friday ... Walter Ladwig, a political scientist and South Asia expert at King’s College London, said there was an appetite on the Indian side for a transformation of bilateral links.
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India caught off guard by 'surprise' UK travel ban decision

The National 20 Apr 2021
Prof Danny Altmann from Imperial College London said on Monday new variants should be treated with caution as ... Walter Ladwig, a political scientist and South Asia expert at King’s College London, said there was an appetite on the Indian side for a transformation of bilateral links.
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Greens bid for German chancellery as Merkel's bloc squabbles

The Post-Star 20 Apr 2021
By GEIR MOULSON Associated Press ... Baerbock's nomination was unveiled by the party's other co-leader, Robert Habeck, at a smoothly staged event that contrasted with the heated standoff in Merkel's Union bloc. The Sept ... Merkel vowed in 2018 not to seek a fifth four-year term ... She studied political science and international law in Hamburg and London ... ——— ... .
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Ties of sentiment

Dawn 19 Apr 2021
Over the decades a significant section of Pakistan’s political and business elite went to college in the UK, which contributed to closer bonds ... British Pakistanis have engaged vigorously in politics with several elected to Parliament and many serving as mayors including the high-profile mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.
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Irish leader issues apology for death of uncle of Philip

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 19 Apr 2021
LONDON -- Seeking to salve an old wound at a time of sorrow for Britain's royal family, the political leader of the Irish republican movement apologized Sunday for the 1979 assassination of Louis Mountbatten, an uncle of Prince Philip.
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