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Progressive politics takes centre stage at HowTheLightGetsIn

HowTheLightGetsIn, the world’s leading philosophy festival, is back in Hay-on-Wye this May with hundreds of challenging debates and talks across politics, philosophy, science and the arts, as well as a full programme of live music and comedy

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Unemployment down 76,000 to 1.84m

Unemployment decreased by 76,000 in the three months to February 2015 to 1.84 million, with the unemployment rate now at 5.6 per cent, today’s labour market statistics reveal

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POLL: Should Britain hold an in/out EU referendum?

  Former Labour prime minister Tony Blair returned to the fold this week. Or to be more specific, he returned to warn that the Conservative promise of an in/our EU referendum was a sop to UKIP that risked unleashing economic … Continued