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Educating Against Ebola

LONDON – This year’s Nobel Peace Prize winners, Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, who will collect their award in Oslo on Wednesday, have …

Disease

The Right to Education for Refugees

LONDON – From Fawaz’s home in a makeshift refugee camp just across the border from Syria, where he lives with his now-displaced family, one danger …

Rights & Freedoms

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The country, the Government announced, faces a “fundamental choice” over the NHS. Substantially more money is required; but it will be need to be accompanied by improved hospital performance, greater staff efficiency, reform of elderly care and a crack-down on waste.<p>This was not Theresa May …

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Gordon Brown warns independent Scotland would face 'austerity until doomsday' after IFS report

Gordon Brown has said an independent Scotland would face "austerity until doomsday" after an impartial analysis of the SNP's new economic blueprint warned of 18 years of spending restrictions.<p>The former Prime Minister said a new report by the respected Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) showed that …

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Gordon Brown says Jeremy Corbyn's popularity is 'just a phase' as he calls for a National Insurance tax rise to fund cash boost for the NHS

• <b>He said Jeremy Corbyn is a 'phenomenon' but like all politicians has a shelf life</b>• <b><br>He also urged Theresa May to put a penny on national insurance</b> …

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Gordon Brown calls on Jeremy Corbyn to order fresh Labour antisemitism inquiry

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown has called for a fresh inquiry into antisemitism within Labour, saying Jew-hate cannot “continue to …

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Gordon Brown calls for migration crackdown to help heal the divisions of Brexit

BRITAIN should crack down on migration after Brexit to help ease the worries of Leave voters, Gordon Brown said tonight.<p>The ex-PM warned that without …

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Gordon Brown calls for tougher controls on migration

The former prime minister Gordon Brown has called for tougher migration controls as part of a package of measures designed to address the concerns of Brexit voters and to prevent the UK being permanently paralysed by its decision to leave the European Union.<p>Speaking in London, Brown said the …

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Gordon Brown: Parties haven't woken up to Brexit

Former Labour Prime Minister Gordon Brown tells BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg politicians have not "woken up" to the "fundamental root causes" of the 2016 Brexit vote.<p>He warns that unless the leaders of the main Westminster parties face up to the reasons why people voted to leave the …

UK Politics

Gordon Brown warns of Brexit 'paralysis'

<b>Britain could be "paralysed" for years because Westminster parties have not "woken up" to the causes of Brexit, ex-prime minister Gordon Brown says.</b><p>He said the country risked getting "trapped" in Brexit "small print".<p>The former Labour PM told the BBC politicians also needed to focus on low wages, …

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Gordon Brown makes dramatic intervention in NHS funding debate as he calls for 1p tax rise

Gordon Brown today warns the NHS is in dire need of help and calls for a repeat of his 1p rise in National Insurance to rescue it.<p>The former Prime …

UK Politics

Days of Prime ministers staying in power for more than a decade are over thanks to hourly news cycles says former Labour PM Gordon Brown

• <b>The days of prime ministers staying in power for more than a decade are over</b>• <b><br>Era of 24-hour news has shortened shelf life of politicians, Gordon Brown</b> …

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24-hour news has cut politicians' shelf life, says Gordon Brown

The age of 24-hour news has brought about the end of long political leaderships, the former prime minister Gordon Brown has said, estimating that a politician’s time at the top is now no more than six years.<p>Brown told the Hay literary festival in Wales that invasive modern media meant the public …

UK Politics

Tan Wah Piow host panel discussion with Claire Brown

<b>sgbuffett</b> <br>Master Elite<p>Posts: 17,678<br>Joined: 10 2013<br>Reputation: <b>67</b><p>21-5-2018 10:09 PM<p>Claire Brown is sister in law of Gordon Brown..<br>Tab Wah Piow was a …

Fake News

A Petition for Peshawar, by Gordon Brown

LONDON – People are outraged – and rightly so. In just 24 hours, nearly one million people have signed a petition honoring the memory of the 132 …

Africa

Students dance their way into the night at Goodrich Prom 2018

Students at Goodrich High School dance the night away at a masquerade themed prom on Saturday, May 12.

Michigan

Former U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Combating Global Illiteracy

Former U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown discusses his funding plan to combat global illiteracy with Bloomberg's Shery Ahn on "Bloomberg Markets: …

Labour Party

Gordon Brown launches global funding plan for schools

<b>Gordon Brown is launching a $10bn (£7.4bn) scheme to widen access to education in some of the world's poorest countries.</b><p>The UN global education envoy and ex-UK prime minister wants donor countries to act as guarantors on low-cost lending for projects.<p>The fund aims to tackle the problem of 260 …

UK Politics

Statement by the Prime Minister on the death of MP Gordon Brown

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the death of Gordon Brown, Member of Parliament for the Ontario riding of …

Justin Trudeau

Universal Education’s Moment of Truth, by Gordon Brown

LONDON – For nearly seven decades of a tumultuous century, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights has served as a beacon of hope worldwide. But …

Human Rights

Cyril needs a bit more swagger and a bit less schmoozing to put Malema in his place

Former British prime minister Gordon Brown became the butt of jokes a few years ago during the general election that turfed him out of office.

South African Politics

Hay Festival 2018 line up featuring Rose McGowan, Chelsea Clinton, Michael Wollf, Jim Broadbent, Michael Morpurgo and Gordon Brown

Hollywood star Rose McGowan, one of the first actresses to publicly speak out against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, will be appearing at …

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Gordon Brown calls for police inquiry into Sunday Times story

Former PM says violations took place regarding story from 2000 about his purchase of a flat<p>Gordon Brown has called on the police to launch a criminal investigation after a private investigator employed by the Sunday Times for 15 years said he had gained access to his bank and mortgage accounts by …

UK Politics

'Witherow knew' - Gordon Brown accuses Times editor over newspaper bank job

<b>FORMER Prime Minister Gordon Brown has accused the editor of</b> <b>The Times</b> <b>of knowing about multiple illegal hacks on his mortgage account,</b> <b>Byline</b> …

Corruption

The Sunday Times Has Told Reporters Not To Delete Emails About Gordon Brown Or Alastair Campbell

A Sunday Times private investigator turned whistleblower has told BuzzFeed News the newspaper should have "thousands of emails" on work servers relating to alleged criminal activity...unless they've previously been deleted.<p>Rupert Murdoch's Sunday Times has told reporters not to delete any of their …

Surveillance

Former PM Gordon Brown calls for police probe into Murdoch paper

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Britain's former Prime Minister Gordon Brown speaks at the Bank of England conference 'Independence 20 Years On' at the …

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Former UK PM Gordon Brown calls for police probe into Murdoch paper | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Former British prime minister Gordon Brown called on police to examine the activities of John Ford, an ex-private investigator who told the BBC he had been used by Rupert Murdoch’s Sunday Times to obtain information about government ministers.<p>Britain's former Prime Minister …

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Gordon Brown: Bring back our girls, yet again

<i>Gordon Brown is the United Nations special envoy for global education and was prime minister of the United Kingdom</i> <i>from 2007-2010.</i><p>It’s every parent’s nightmare: your child goes to school in the morning and does not return when the day ends. For thousands of Nigerian parents, whose children and …

Africa

Independence - 20 years on

The 20th anniversary of operational independence over monetary policy for the Bank is an appropriate time for us to reflect on the theory of central …

Economics

Those who focus on New Labour in Gordon Brown’s memoir neglect his international legacy

The former Prime Minister’s book is a reminder we should not be complacent about Britain’s commitment to international development.<p>You may have …

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