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UK Police Abused Anti-Terror Law To Snoop On Journalist's Phone Records Concerning Minor Political Spat

last weekIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Plebgate is one of those silly minor political spats in the UK involving a top UK politician who apparently got angry that police wouldn't let him ride his bike out of the main gate at 10 Downing Street. The details really don't matter. Show More Summary

North Korean military warns UK over Channel 4 drama

Credits: Ed Jones/AFP/Getty Images Alt Text: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un Pyongyang calls the fictional thriller a 'politically motivated provocation' backed by Downing Street One-Minute Read Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 3:50pm Pyongyang...Show More Summary

Slowing Down Streets With Art Under Your Feet

Changing how pedestrians and cars interact doesn't always need new lights and street design. These communities have done it a more simple way. Editor's Note This article is part of Orion magazine's two-year series, Reimagining Infrastructure, which we'll be running here on Co.Exist. Request a free trial issue of Orion here. Read Full Story

UK Government Plays Down Divisions Over New Terror Rules

The British government has been trying to play down a rift between the two coalition parties over new counter-terrorism measures that are due to be announced this afternoon. Ten Downing Street, the official residence of the Prime Minister,...Show More Summary

Milwaukee Wants to Turn Foreclosed Homes Into Part of Its Sewer System

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

When it rains, it pours. It pours down streets, into sewers, and often right into people's basements. What if we could flood the abandoned basements and spare the occupied ones? Milwaukee has a novel sewer solution that just might be a silver lining in the foreclosure crisis. Read more...

Breaking: David Cameron returns to Downing Street after journalist beheaded

Downing Street has announced that David Cameron is returning to Westminster from his holiday. A Number 10 spokesperson said: ‘If true, the brutal murder of James Foley is shocking and… Continue reading The post Breaking: David Cameron returns to Downing Street after journalist beheaded appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

David Cameron: Britain is not going to get involved in another war in Iraq

That there are just two weeks now until MPs return from summer recess to discuss Britain’s response to the events in Iraq, Palestine and Syria will give Downing Street some… Continue reading The post David Cameron: Britain is not going to get involved in another war in Iraq appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Major anti-ISIS Rally Planned for London, Concerns over EDL, Islamist Attendance

In the shadow of major Gaza protests in London, campaigners will tomorrow stage what they hope will be a large scale anti-ISIS demonstration in the UK capital. Following this week's action outside Number 10 Downing Street, Britain'sShow More Summary

Downing Street Accused Of Lying About New Peer's CV

Downing Street has been accused of misleading the public about the CV of a major Tory donor who was given a peerage, according to the Independent. Jewellery magnate Ranbir Singh Suri, was elevated to the House of Lords on the personal recommendation of the Prime Minister. Show More Summary

WATCH: Anti-ISIS Protests Outside London's Downing Street as Kurds Demand Action

LONDON, United Kingdom – Yesterday evening saw over one hundred anti-ISIS protesters congregate outside Downing Street in London, the residence and office of the British Prime Minister. Breitbart London interviewed a number of the protesters...Show More Summary

ICM Poll Means We Could See P.M. Miliband Next Year

Labour's seven percent lead in an ICM poll yesterday could be enough to put Ed Miliband in 10 Downing Street next year, according to analysis by Mike Smithson of Political Betting. Smithson points to a pattern in polling over the past...Show More Summary

‘These people want a holocaust’: pressure grows on PM for recall over Iraq

Downing Street remains resolute that there will not be a recall of Parliament over the situation in Iraq. But Conor Burns, a Tory backbencher who resigned as a ministerial aide… Continue reading The post ‘These people want a holocaust’: pressure grows on PM for recall over Iraq appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Why I Won't Be Renewing My Subscription to The Times

I was involved in a very minor spat on Twitter last week. On the day Forest and the Hands Off Our Packs campaign delivered 53,000 letters to Downing Street opposing plain packaging of tobacco, journalist Pat Long tweeted: Corporate stooges...Show More Summary

The nine lives of Freya, the Chancellor’s cat

News just in that George Osborne’s cat, Freya, was hit by a car outside Downing Street last night, and is currently at the vets. Freya is famous for her love of hunting… Continue reading The post The nine lives of Freya, the Chancellor’s cat appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Baroness Warsi’s Resignation: An Effective Display of Oppositional Politics

Baroness Sayeeda Warsi knows how to make a dashing entrance. As the first Muslim woman of Pakistani decent to serve in the British cabinet, she strolled down Downing Street in a pink shalwaar kameez for her first meeting. That was aShow More Summary

Warsi resignation: is she going to publish anti-Cameron diary?

Credits: Rob Stothard/Getty Images Alt Text: Baroness Warsi leaving Downing Street How to ruin a prime minister's holiday: walk out on principle and get other Tories to take your side Column The Mole Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 9:58am There...Show More Summary

Baroness Warsi: was Gaza the only motive for resignation?

Credits: Rob Stothard/Getty Images Alt Text: Baroness Warsi leaving Downing Street Warsi steps down in protest at the government's 'morally indefensible' policy in the Middle East First Reaction Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 1:11pm Baroness...Show More Summary

UK Prime Minister Holds First Ever Startup Pitch At No.10 Downing Street

2 months agoTechnology : TechCrunch

UK Prime Minister David Cameron played host to the first ever tech startup pitch event at his residence yesterday, entertaining 10 high-growth tech companies, venture capitalists, angel investors and invited guests on a hot Summer’s day in London. Show More Summary

Ed Miliband can't be worse than Gordon Brown, can he?

It’s quite something when Gordon Brown’s former spin doctor, Damian McBride, attacks you as Labour Party leader for being a bit pointless. After years of coveting the top in 10 Downing Street, Gordo was infamous for not really knowing what to do with it. Having finally pushed Tony Blair out the door, Brown muttered something [...]

David Cameron isn't even trying to change our relationship with the EU. Exit is the only option

Britain's relationship with the European Union needs to change, says David Cameron. But in what way? Thus far we have had a conspicuous lack of detail. Hints from Downing Street suggest that PM might look to tackle benefit tourism. Good. Or curb the power of human rights judges. Great. And end the "ever closer union". [...]

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