Will Dixon

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Cheap immigrant labour has cost blue-collar Britain dear

The work ethic of our working-class communities has been allowed to drain away<p>It was cold. That much I remember well. We’d watch our breath make clouds in the freezing air and cling on to flasks of coffee to keep warm while we waited to get started. Then we’d hack off the render back to bare brick …

Germany says UK could leave EU if David Cameron insists on migrant quotas

David Cameron's bid to overhaul freedom of movement rules to restrict immigration from within the European Union could take Britain to a "point of no return", German government sources have reportedly warned<p>Germany would be prepared to accept that Britain will have to leave the European Union if …

Feminist T-shirts worn by politicians allegedly made in sweatshop conditions

Mail on Sunday says Fawcett Society T-shirts worn by Miliband, Clegg and Harman made by female workers paid 62p an hour<p>A women’s rights charity behind a T-shirt campaign is investigating claims by a newspaper that the products were made in sweatshop conditions.<p>The Fawcett Society has said it will …

British-Iranian woman sentenced to a year in prison in Tehran for wanting to watch volleyball

Ghoncheh Ghavami, a British woman with Iranian citizenship, has been sentenced to serve a year in prison for attending a men's volleyball game<p>A British-Iranian has been sentenced by a court in Tehran to spend a year in prison as punishment for trying to attend a men’s volleyball match.<p>Ghoncheh …

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Nick Clegg blasts 'facile and totally misplaced' Tory drugs policy in heated new Coalition row

Deputy Prime Minister accuses Tories of being 'frightened' to rethink drugs laws and blocking a major review as controversial Home Office report triggers public spat<p>Nick Clegg has attacked the Conservatives' "facile" and "frightened" approach to drugs as a heated new Coalition row dramatically …