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Labour leader denies supporting or meeting IRA


Labour leader denies supporting or meeting IRA

Jeremy Corbyn is facing fresh controversy over his support for the Irish republican movement after claiming: “I never met the IRA”. The Labour leader, already under […]

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no responses. 26th May 2017 Digital Hits News

Thatcher-style landslide 'a big ask' for May


Thatcher-style landslide 'a big ask' for May

Two days before the Conservative campaign wobble over what the manifesto does and does not say about social care Theresa May stated: “If I lose just […]

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no responses. 26th May 2017 Digital Hits News

Anger as Corbyn links foreign policy to terror


Anger as Corbyn links foreign policy to terror

Jeremy Corbyn has faced a barrage of criticism after he used the resumption of campaigning in the wake of the Manchester bombing to blame UK foreign […]

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no responses. 25th May 2017 Digital Hits News

Conservatives far ahead of Labour on donations


Conservatives far ahead of Labour on donations

The Conservatives received more than four times as much money in donations as Labour during the second week of the General Election campaign. The Tories received […]

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no responses. 25th May 2017 Digital Hits News

MPs get 188,000 abusive tweets in three months


MPs get 188,000 abusive tweets in three months

MPs were subjected to almost 190,000 abusive tweets in a three-month period, new research has shown. One in 20 messages sent to MPs were abusive, an […]

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no responses. 23rd May 2017 Digital Hits News

Politicians unite to condemn Manchester attack


Politicians unite to condemn Manchester attack

Politicians have offered condolences in the wake of the Manchester attack and united in condemning the “cowardice” of the suicide bomber. Speaking outside Downing Street after […]

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no responses. 23rd May 2017 Digital Hits News

Manchester blast: Election campaigning suspended


Manchester blast: Election campaigning suspended

General Election campaigning has been suspended in the wake of the deadly Manchester bombing. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he had spoken to Theresa May and […]

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no responses. 22nd May 2017 Digital Hits News

PM's social care policy seen from marginal seat


PM's social care policy seen from marginal seat

I joined Johnny Mercer on the campaign trail on Monday in his marginal constituency of Plymouth Moor View. I wanted to see how Theresa May’s social […]

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no responses. 22nd May 2017 Digital Hits News

PM writhes in the spotlight of sharp questions


PM writhes in the spotlight of sharp questions

As the media took their seats in the small village hall in Gresford, the whispers started. “I hear there’s ‘news’ in this announcement,” said one reporter, […]

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no responses. 22nd May 2017 Digital Hits News

Tuition fees: Was it really such a betrayal?


Tuition fees: Was it really such a betrayal?

Anger over a hike in tuition fees exploded almost seven years ago – but has the passage of time shown the fury to be misplaced? Tens […]

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no responses. 21st May 2017 Digital Hits News

How memes make 'dull' politics accessible


How memes make 'dull' politics accessible

What’s in a meme? A joke by any other name would still bring many laughs. Politics, by its nature, is filled with dull and dry details: […]

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no responses. 21st May 2017 Digital Hits News

Could wobbly weekend be good for May?


Could wobbly weekend be good for May?

Remember this, we don’t trust the polls… 2015, Brexit, we don’t trust the polls! But let’s talk about those polls, because four of them for the […]

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no responses. 20th May 2017 Digital Hits News

Corbyn says Tories 'pitching young against old'


Corbyn says Tories 'pitching young against old'

Jeremy Corbyn will take aim at Theresa May and the Conservatives saying they are trying to “pitch young against old” with plans to scrap the pension […]

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no responses. 19th May 2017 Digital Hits News

May: Britons are 'one people' at heart


May: Britons are 'one people' at heart

Theresa May has said Britons are “one people” at heart, as she urged Scottish voters to support the Conservatives in the General Election. She promised to […]

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no responses. 19th May 2017 Digital Hits News

UKIP's wings clipped by damage to battle bus


UKIP's wings clipped by damage to battle bus

UKIP’s Paul Nuttall has had to cancel a day of campaigning after the party’s battle bus was damaged. Mr Nuttall had been scheduled to visit Dagenham […]

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