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Boris Johnson allies accuse Michael Gove of being a 'Machiavellian psychopath' who plotted to win leadership 'from the beginning'

Boris Johnson’s allies have launched a fightback against Michael Gove, drawing up a dossier of evidence that they say proves he is a “Machiavellian psychopath” who had been plotting to knife his friend in order to win the leadership “from the beginning”.<p>The fraught atmosphere intensified at …

Boris Johnson
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'Stop pussyfooting on tax dodging': Corbyn to attack David Cameron

Labour leader will use start of party’s local election campaign to ramp up pressure on prime minister to tackle tax dodgers<p>David Cameron must stop procrastinating when it comes to tackling tax avoidance and force the richest to pay their way, Jeremy Corbyn is to say.<p>Launching the party’s English …


Blog Archive » Trying to work out who will turn out in the referendum of June 23rd

New study tries to explain why phone and online polls are giving different EUref results<p>As we get closer to the referendum there’s a lot of effort …


Travel and tourism added 7.2 million jobs worldwide in 2015

Have money, will travel.<p>Growth in middle-class income in China and elsewhere has helped add 7.2 million jobs in the travel and tourism industries worldwide, contributing $7.2 trillion to the gross domestic product.<p>The glowing assessment of job growth in the travel and tourism industries came from …

Middle East

Air strikes help force ISIS to halve fighters' pay: Glaser | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S.-led air strikes have had a substantial impact on the money Islamic State (IS) makes from oil, and have helped force the militant group to cut its fighters’ pay by up to 50 percent, a senior U.S official said on Monday.<p>An Islamic State flag hangs amid electric wires over a …

Middle East

German spy agency says ISIS sending fighters disguised as refugees | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have slipped into Europe disguised as refugees, the head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency (BfV) said on Friday, a day after security forces thwarted a potential IS attack in Berlin.<p>A mounted policeman leads a group of migrants near Dobova, …

North Africa

David Cameron's Brexit comments infuriate Tory activists who now threaten to abandon support for candidates

Furious local Conservatives are threatening to turn their backs on Tory candidates in May's local elections after the Prime Minister told MPs to ignore the views of eurosceptic associations ahead of the EU referendum<p>Conservative grassroots members are threatening to refuse to campaign for …

Middle East

Europe's largest carmaker is battling the biggest business crisis in its 78-year history

The German company also plans to re-use as many parts as possible in the next generation of its popular Golf model to save hundreds of millions of euros, according to the Manager Magazin report, which cited Volkswagen sources.<p>Europe's largest carmaker is battling the biggest business crisis in its …

Automotive Industry

Tony Blair Apologises For Iraq War 'Mistakes', Concedes Invasion Played Part In Rise Of Islamic State

NEW YORK -- Tony Blair has apologised for “some of the mistakes” of the Iraq War, it was revealed on Saturday. The former British prime minister told …

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