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Super League 2016: The Year of the Underdog?

Sport News 24/7 By Rob McHugh  @mchughr  @TLE_Sport Since its inception in 1996, the English Super League has been dominated by a cartel of four clubs who remain the only winners of the trophy.  Leeds Rhinos, St. Helens, Wigan Warriors and Bradford Bulls have won every single Super League title ...

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62 People Own the Same as Half of the World

New Oxfam research has revealed runaway inequality has created a world where 62 people own as much as the poorest half of the world's population. The report, published ahead of the annual gathering of the world's financial and political elites in Davos, found the wealth of the poorest half of the ...

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The Legacy of Thatcherite Economics

By James Clark The Thatcherite legacy has remained ingrained in the centre right consensus of mainstream political politics for decades. The Winter of Discontent hammered the final nail of stigma into the British Trade Union movement. Whilst a crisis of supply side inflationary pressure eat away at pay packets, strikes were ...

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A migrant’s story? A refugee’s story? They are both the same

By Ben Morris  On a London street a few months ago, I got chatting to a girl from Gaza City named Nour Nafez. Last summer, the offices which housed her brother’s media company, were destroyed by the Israeli Defence Force. Following the destruction of his livelihood, Sajed left his homeland, family ...

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Progressives, unite and take over

By Pieter Cranenbroek In 1975 Britain overwhelmingly voted in favour of staying in the European Economic Community in a referendum organised by Harold Wilson’s Labour government. Forty years on, the British people will soon face the choice of renewing their vows or filing for divorce. In many ways it looks like ...

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Are the roles of non-executive directors going to change forever?

By David Dumeresque of executive search experts, Tyzack Peter Whitehead, former editor of the FT Non-Executive Directors’ Club, wrote in a Financial Times article titled Non-executive director: a task for which no one is qualified: “The list of attributes required of a non-executive director is so long, precise and contradictory ...

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Main political parties’ housing pledges

By Bea Patel, Property Editor and Director of Shop for an Agent, the estate agent comparison site It's not surprising that the political parties' are including housing as a key policy in their manifesto for the upcoming election tomorrow. We're in the midst of a housing crisis, with half the ...

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