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Secret negotiations close to returning Parthenon Sculptures (!)

Greek City Times 04 Dec 2022
As the Greek correspondent for Ta Nea reports, the theatre of operations for the political and diplomatic 'war of the marbles' has effectively moved to London ... In early October this year Osborne also met the Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, at the residence of the Greek Ambassador’s residence in Mayfair, London.
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Why inheritance is the dirty secret of the middle classes – harder to talk about than sex

The Observer 04 Dec 2022
They helped her buy a house in London when she was 27, and paid off her student loan when she was 22, so she could start saving for a pension ... “When you think about the system of power, who are the gatekeepers, who goes into media and politics – I wonder how many MPs have had to do London renting on a very average salary?”.
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Battle for spoils

Dawn 03 Dec 2022
THE spectacle playing out inside a London courtroom shines a light on the struggle for control of the assets of the once united MQM ... Part of its popularity was based on a genuine, loyal vote bank, while much of it was the result of a violent, toxic politics enforced by the gun.
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It's Tories vs Leonardo DiCaprio! MPs slam 'out of touch' celebrity for publicly praising Sadiq ...

The Daily Mail 03 Dec 2022
Furious MPs today blasted 'out of touch' Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio after the eco-warrior waded into UK politics by praising Sadiq Khan over his extraordinary decision to further punish London's motorists by expanding the capital's ultra-low emission zone (Ulez).
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Australian parliamentary delegation plans to visit Taiwan next week

Anadolu Agency 03 Dec 2022
Some visitors to Taiwan are hesitant to generate publicity because of political sensitivities, it said ... The Chinese Embassy in London ... It is also the political basis for the establishment and development of diplomatic relations between China and the UK,” the embassy said.
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FOX call Leeds coach Jesse Marsch 'the real Ted Lasso' as he previews USA's World ...

The Daily Mail 03 Dec 2022
Jesse Marsch was called 'the real Ted Lasso' on FOX coverage before USA played Holland ... Marsch admitted that he was once invited to watch Ted Lasso filming in London but politely refused the offer. 'They were filming in London and they gave me an invitation but it was in the middle of the relegation fight,' Marsch told ESPN ... .
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The Parthenon Sculptures and the Art of Secret Diplomacy

Greek City Times 03 Dec 2022
As the Greek correspondent for Ta Nea reports, the theatre of operations for the political and diplomatic ‘war of the marbles’ has effectively moved to London ... In early October this year Osborne also met the Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Dendias, at the residence of the Greek Ambassador’s residence in Mayfair, London.
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UK government deployed 15 staff on secret operation to seize Julian Assange

Information Clearing House 03 Dec 2022
-- The British government assigned at least 15 people to the secret operation to seize Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, new information shows. The WikiLeaks founder was given political asylum by Ecuador in 2012, but was never allowed safe passage out of Britain to avoid persecution by the US government.
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John Kelly's Top 10 albums of 2022

RTE 03 Dec 2022
This is pre-ska and pre-reggae, and at just the moment when Jamaica was happily finding both its dancing and political feet ... Duval, who divides his time between London and Sierra Leone, is also a painter, a hat-maker, a sneaker designer and a brewer of ginger beer.
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Wimbledon’s £200m troubled expansion project could be sent back to the drawing board... as updated ...

The Daily Mail 03 Dec 2022
Wimbledon's dream of building a major new stadium and an extra 38 tennis courts has hit more problems and delays, with the scheme falling further behind schedule ... RELATED ARTICLES. Previous 1 Next ... EXCLUSIVE ... REVEALED ... Share ... Maybe there could be a pop-up stadium, maybe there could be protections,’ Anderson will tell BBC’s Politics London show today ... .
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Bus routes ploy might have avoided death by 1,000 cuts

Islington Tribune 02 Dec 2022
But the fact remains that the despicable Johnson / Osborne deal to scrap government funding for TfL still leaves London’s transport in permanent financial and political danger from a government that despises public services and viscerally loathes the mayor, because he heads an opposition enclave in the heart of the capital.
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‘If this is punishment over NI protocol stance, it’s outrageous’: DUP hits out over energy payment delays

Belfast Telegraph 02 Dec 2022
“There was nothing preventing that from happening save for a lack of political will in London,” Mr Lyons said ... But he said London has now complicated the process, as it considers a “cash out” option whereby customers could use some or all of the payment for any bills.
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Pollutionwatch: what we can learn from London’s deadly smog of 1952

The Guardian 02 Dec 2022
Seventy years on, piecemeal political policies are failing to adequately ...
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Harvard professor Tiya Miles wins Cundill History Prize for 'All That She Carried'

North Shore News 02 Dec 2022
Miles received the honour for "All That She Carried ... Miles beat out two other finalists ... Zubok, a professor at the London School of Economics and Political Science, who wrote "Collapse ... 2, 2022. The Canadian Press. .

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