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UK Conservatives hold Parliament seat by reduced margin

Rapid City Journal 03 Dec 2021
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s governing Conservative Party has held onto a seat in Parliament in a special election triggered by a lawmaker’s death ... The election for the constituency in southeast London was triggered by the death from cancer of former Cabinet minister James Brokenshire in October at the age of 53.
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China’s football dreams: From boom to bust?

Russia Today 03 Dec 2021
"[Chinese clubs] seem to have the financial power to lure every player from Europe," added then-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger from across London. "There is a very strong political desire in China to become a big player and we have to be worried." ... POLITICAL FOOTBALL.
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Experts warn upcoming Libyan elections unlikely to heal rifts

Arab News 02 Dec 2021
LONDON ... In an event hosted Thursday by London think-tank Chatham House and attended by Arab News, a panel of speakers outlined their grim predictions for the future of Libya’s political roadmap ... The militias have grown incredibly powerful since 2014, and much more politically involved.”.
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France shoots down Britain’s idea to fix Channel migrant crisis

Russia Today 02 Dec 2021
Read more France refuses to be held ‘hostage’ to British politics ... Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin, for instance, stated that France would not be “held hostage by domestic British politics,” urging London to lower its “economic attractiveness,” which Paris believes to be the root of the illegal migration issue.
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When a far-right candidate has ‘le buzz’, France shouldn’t take young people for granted | ...

The Guardian 02 Dec 2021
... social justice politics, while others might be dismissed as “woke” ... Oliver Haynes, a student from City of London University, was highly commended in the Guardian Foundation’s Hugo Young award for political opinion writing 2021, for this piece ....
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London Assembly calls for January to be declared Tamil Heritage Month

Tamil Guardian 02 Dec 2021
The London Assembly has, through a unanimous vote, called on the Mayor of London and the London boroughs to ensure that January will be marked as Tamil Heritage Month. The decision follows a similar declaration in Canada in 2016 and has been welcomed by Britain’s London Tamil Community.
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The worst play ever would be funny if it didn't epitomise tripe passing for theatre ...

The Daily Mail 02 Dec 2021
Indeed, whenever contemporary theatre deals with politics, it almost always gets it wrong. As The Times reviewer points out, no fewer than three London theatres, The National, the Royal Court and the Donmar ‘are all staging ambitious explorations of politics and ideas, and all three are woeful.
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Men spitting at Hanukkah party bus a ‘bigoted antisemitic attack’, says rabbi

Belfast Telegraph 02 Dec 2021
A rabbi who was on board a bus that was spat at by a group of men in central London has described it as a “bigoted antisemitic attack” ... “The young men who surrounded us were not engaged in political protest; this was a bigoted antisemitic attack in the heart of London, seen by dozens of others, who stood by silently.”.
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#MeToo changed Hollywood – but what about our schools, workplaces and homes? | Rosamund Cloke

The Guardian 02 Dec 2021
Rosamund Cloke, from Bishop Challoner school in the London borough of Bromley, has won the Guardian Foundation’s Young Hugo Award 2021 for political opinion writing with this article ....
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N Ireland collective wins prestigious Turner Prize for art

North Shore News 02 Dec 2021
LONDON (AP) — An 11-person collective from Belfast that aims to transcend Northern Ireland’s political and religious divides won the U.K.’s prestigious Turner Prize for art on Wednesday ... Prize organizers said the collective’s work tackles “urgent social and political ...
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Police seek three men after antisemitic attack on Hanukkah party bus

Belfast Telegraph 02 Dec 2021
Scotland Yard said that it was trying to track the trio in relation to the incident on London’s Oxford Street on Monday evening ... “The young men who surrounded us were not engaged in political protest; this was a bigoted antisemitic attack in the heart of London, seen by dozens of others, who stood by silently.” ... London mayor Sadiq Khan tweeted.
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PPP, PMLN responsible for current inflation, price-hike: CM Mahmood Khan

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2021
He said voters of KP were politically mature and would reject negative politics of the PDM and PPP during December 19 local bodies' polls ... He said people of Pakistan knew that who had bought expansive properties in London through money laundering and failed to produce receipts of buying of luxury buildings.
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Oxford Street: Police hunt three men after Jewish people spat at on bus

The Independent 02 Dec 2021
The Metropolitan Police is trying to identify three men who spat at a group of Jewish people celebrating Hanukkah in central London ... “The young men who surrounded us were not engaged in political protest; this was a bigoted antisemitic attack in the heart of London, seen by dozens of others, who stood by silently.”.
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UK Considers Climate Agenda Priority in Relations With Russia - Embassy

Urdu Point 02 Dec 2021
... that London continues cooperating with Moscow in the Arctic despite the political situation.
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Travel bans, the migrant crisis and the rise of Éric Zemmour

New Statesman 02 Dec 2021
On 26 November Omicron was declared a Covid-19 variant of concern by the World Health Organisation. With Omicron now detected in more than 20 countries, governments across the world are acting to limit its spread. Emily Tamkin in Washington, DC, Alix Kroeger in London and Ido Vock in Berlin discuss the politics of travel bans and vaccine inequity ... 1 ... .
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