Revd Ian P. Hamilton

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Dick Durbin refutes Trump, says he did say "sh*tholes" -- repeatedly

Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, refuted President Trump's tweeted denials that he used the phrase "sh*thole countries" when discussing legal …

Donald Trump

Photo-Report: The North Korea Neither Trump Nor Western Media Wants The World To See

<b>PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA —</b> North Korea (the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, or DPRK) is one of the least understood and most lied about …

North Korea

Daphne Caruana Galizia... Malta's most controversial journalist

A well-known journalist who did not mince her words, Ms Caruana Galizia was known for her investigative journalism and uncompromising blog <i>Running</i> …

Reps

Being a Youth Representative is an exciting experience that enables you to potentially make a difference within the Church, grow spiritually, …

Prayer of the Day

Holy God of the morning: still our minds.<br>Holy God of creation: create through us new life and vitality today.<br>Holy God of whispering gentle breeze: …

Faith

How the upper middle class keeps everyone else out

<b>HARI SREENIVASAN:</b><p>Scholar Richard Reeves believes the United States is in need of some self-reflection about income inequality.<p><b>RICHARD REEVES:</b><p>I think …

Income Inequality

World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' despite Trump's snub to climate pact

By Thomas Escritt and Philip Blenkinsop BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - China and Europe pledged on Friday to unite to save what German Chancellor Angela …

Tory attack ad misrepresents Corbyn views on IRA, says Labour

Widely shared video uses misleading edit of Corbyn’s interview on Sky News, cut to suggest he did not condemn bombing<p>Labour has accused the Conservatives of creating “fake news” after a Tory attack video that went viral was edited to show Jeremy Corbyn refusing to condemn the IRA, when in fact the …

The myths about money that British voters should reject

The economy is held back by persistent illusions – such as the idea Britain spends a lot on welfare<p>Befitting a surprise election, the manifestos from the main parties contained surprises. Labour is shaking off decades of shyness about nationalisation and tax increases for the rich and for the first …

Jeremy Corbyn confronts Rudd over spending cuts in fractious TV debate

Theresa May criticised for not taking part in seven-way election debate as Labour leader makes last-minute decision to attend

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Deluxe Edition) - The Beatles

You tiny, tiny, tiny little man. https://t.co/mP3mad6cMt

Bomb squad called to Wigan house raided after Manchester attack

Replying to @<b>SkyNewsBreak</b><p>Greater Manchester Police says a house in Wigan is currently being searched in connection with attack after arrest was made …

First on CNN: Russian officials bragged they could use Flynn to influence Trump, sources say

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russian officials bragged in conversations during the presidential campaign that they had cultivated a strong relationship with former Trump adviser retired Gen. Michael Flynn and believed they could use him to influence Donald Trump and his team, sources told CNN.<p>The …

Donald Trump

£64bn NHS privatisation plan revealed

Adverts gaffe exposes move to hand over management role to companies<p>• This article is from 2006 – for the latest on privatisation, click here<p>A secret plan to privatise an entire tier of the NHS in England was revealed prematurely yesterday when the Department of Health asked multinational firms to …

Cineworld bosses to meet union over living wage dispute

Meeting agreed after Picturehouse staff approached chairman at AGM following recent strike action by cinema workers<p>Cineworld has agreed to meet union representatives to try to resolve a long-running dispute over pay and conditions at its Picturehouse chain.<p>Staff at the Ritzy in Brixton and five …

BBC World Service - Outlook, The Musician of Mosul

Ameen Mokdad plays many different instruments and also composes his own music. He is from Mosul in northern Iraq and when the city was occupied by militants from the so-called Islamic State Group in 2014, he played his cello on the roof in defiance of their occupation, despite the risk.<p>Dr Amy …

Simon and Garfunkel

May the Fourth always be with Carrie Fisher

<b>It's May the Fourth and Star Wars devotees on the internet have not let us down.</b><p>Referring to the phrase "may the force be with you", eager fans set the tone early: On Wednesday @kirkymcjerky wrote, "tomorrow is may 4th which means for every #starwars nerd like myself it's the best day".<p>But Carrie …

Carrie Fisher

Kent grammar schools: Odds 'loaded against poor pupils'

<b>The odds are loaded against children from disadvantaged backgrounds who apply for grammar schools in Kent, suggests a study.</b><p>Entrance tests for the county's grammars "understate the true academic abilities" of poorer children, says the Education Datalab report.<p>The "heavily" selective county will be …

Justine Greening

BBC World Service - The Thought Show, The UK’s Foreign Secretary Gets a Fact Check

The UK‘s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn get a fact check for claims they’ve made since the General Election was called. How much does the UK pay to belong to the EU, how many French people are there in Britain and what’s happening to living standards? Tim …

Boris Johnson

Warm Love - Van Morrison

A prayer for today's local and mayoral elections: https://t.co/giKeLBsJkt