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National Poetry Day: 10 famous poems you should read

Today is National Poetry Day, so here are some IV Drip desk favourites...<p><i>from</i> <b>Beowulf</b> (<b>c.900 AD)</b><p><b>Transl. Seamus Heaney</b><p>It was like the misery endured by …

Literature

And the best hotels in Wales to take your dog, go walking or play golf are....

The Grove might have taken the top award but plenty of other hotels have won accolades in the Good Hotel Guide 2016.<p>The Narberth hotel was named …

Nottingham dermatology privatisation 'unmitigated disaster'

<b>The privatisation of a renowned dermatology centre which led to its near-collapse, was an "unmitigated disaster", a report has said.</b><p>Nearly all consultant dermatologists in Nottingham left when forced to transfer from the NHS to Circle.<p>The unit, previously a national centre for excellence at the …

United Kingdom

Tony Benn - 10 min History Lesson for Neoliberals

We Spoke to Some NHS Workers About How They're Feeling Today

Clue: fucking terrified.<p>Today's Conservative victory has sent tremors through so many avenues of society, it's almost impossible to quantify at this point. But other than "cuts", the word on many people's lips today is "NHS".<p>More precisely: what is going to happen to a public health service that …

Mental Health

NHS staff pay fell while millionaire Hunt stood by and blamed them for the consequences of Tory 'reforms' http://t.co/tl2WcEMxVb

New Commons boundaries top Conservative government agenda

Senior Tories say new government will implement many policies the Lib Dems blocked<p>Redrawing constituency boundaries to lock Labour out of power for a decades is at the top of the agenda for the new Conservative government, senior Tories have said.<p>The changes to parliamentary boundaries, blocked in …

Human Rights

Around 16m people didn't vote in the election, largely on the basis the parties are 'all the same'. 11m voted Tory. http://t.co/Q1TN50pId1

'Selling off NHS for profit': Full list of MPs with links to private healthcare firms

1. David Cameron – Prime Minister<p>Handed a peerage to nursing and care home tycoon Dolar Popat, who has given the Tories more than £200,000 in …

TTIP: The EU-US trade deal explained

<b>David Cameron is meeting other EU leaders and industry bodies at CBI-hosted talks in Brussels hoping to inject fresh impetus into talks on a transatlantic trade deal. Supporters say it will boost economies - critics call it anti-democratic.</b><p>What is the TTIP?<p>The Transatlantic Trade and Investment …

Globalization

Milibae: The Movie

Cameron’s promised law against tax increases is reckless, irresponsible, stupid and deeply misleading

As the FT has reported:<p>David Cameron will on Wednesday promise a law banning any rise in income tax, VAT or national insurance in the next …

Tories have £30bn black hole in spending plans, says IFS

Thinktank challenges Conservatives to explain where cuts would come from and insists SNP is not anti-austerity<p>The Conservatives have been challenged to explain how they will achieve £30bn in fresh cuts to Whitehall spending and a £10bn reduction in Britain’s welfare bill if they are returned to …

United Kingdom

A brilliant poster campaign wants to change how people think about immigrants

Economic difficulties in the United Kingdom have led to a surge in support for the far right in recent years, which in turn has led to mainstream parties trying to co-opt elements of the far right's agenda. The result has been a discourse around immigration that overwhelmingly paints the desire of …

United States

Son of Thatcher’s ‘right-to-buy’ housing minister now owns 40 ex-council homes

<b>(not satire – it’s the Tories!)</b><p>Multi-millionaire Charles Gow is a buy-to-let landlord who owns over 40 former council flats.<p>Which is interesting, …

Airbnb in Wales: 17 of the most beautiful, quirky and interesting places you can stay

17 of the most beautiful, quirky and interesting Airbnb lets on offer in Wales View gallery<p>You might have already heard of Airbnb, and if that’s the …

Mehdi Hasan on immigration: the big lie – video

A quarter of Britons think the government should encourage immigrants and their families to leave. That's people like <b>Mehdi Hasan</b>. He argues that while hostility to outsiders may not be a new phenomenon, the so-called immigration debate is now toxically out of control. Anti-immigration sentiment …

Immigration

49 things you only know if you grew up in Ammanford

1. You told your parents you were going to Brynaman Cinema on Friday night<p>2. But actually you just went to this bus stop to drink Strongbow and Mad …

TV debates: Watch David Cameron argue with himself over whether party leaders should clash on television

It turns out David Cameron does want a one-on-one debate after all…with himself.<p>This video produced by the Labour Party shows how the Tory leader has …

Michael Sheen Tears Into NHS Cuts In Blistering Speech

Michael Sheen has savaged "bland" politicians for cutting the NHS as he urged crowds to fight to stop the health service from being systematically …

Daft Punk - Get Lucky | Played by 10 Epic Famous Guitar Players | Andre Antunes

RT @jolly_angelina: .@TeresaC123 In 2010 Cameron said vote him out if he failed to deliver @Hasselschmuck @pollytoynbee http://t.co/Wi9kc7W69n

The Guv's common sense message to the UK

Red Roxsie (@Cllr_Roxsie) | Twitter

<b>Red Roxsie</b> Retweeted<p>Before the inevitable "you're not British" comments come, especially with an accent as riduclous as mine: Born in Darlington, …

To my breast reconstruction surgeon

I stand before you, naked; you sit, fully clothed. I feel exposed, shy, uncertain. Who has told you to treat your patients this way?<p>Dear nice, young (usually), male (usually) breast cancer reconstruction surgeon,<p>Thank you for your help in making me healthy. But we’ve come to a tricky discussion, …

Simply amazing :) This could happen only on a Dublin bus

Labour should vote to recognise the state of Palestine next Monday

If you want the UK to recognise the state of Palestine, then vote for Labour at the next General Election. This isn’t a mere pitch for votes but a …