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‘Thoroughly Modern Miliband’ joins cast of Downton Abbey

Miliband stars as Jack Militant, or ‘Thoroughly Modern Milly’, shop steward of the Allied Union of Downstairs Staff, at nearby Motley Hall. He will feature in three episodes, culminating in a showdown with the Dowager Countess of Grantham on the croquet lawn

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Posted: Sep 24th, 2013
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Lord Prescott ‘knows where the Falkirk is’

Lord Prescott has been drawn into the Falkirk selection row, after claiming on Radio 4′s Today programme that he didn’t know where the constituency was and also that he did, as far as anybody could make out.

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Posted: Jul 12th, 2013
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Labour reveal plans to scrap winter for retired top rate tax payers

Labour has revealed its plans to help higher rate tax-paying pensioners by scrapping winter for anyone earning over £40k a year.

Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls told reporters, ‘ As Labour is the party of inclusivity, we wanted to show that we strive to help those more fortunate than ourselves.’

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Posted: Jun 4th, 2013
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Cameron preparing air strike on Eastleigh

The Conservative party will mount an air strike and troop invasion of Eastleigh should the town be recaptured on Thursday by the Lib Dems.

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Posted: Feb 26th, 2013
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Train operator denies third-class plan

‘We have never petitioned anyone to introduce further classes of travel on our routes’, a FirstGroup spokesman said.

‘For starters, with first class taking up so much room on our rolling stock, despite limited take-up, where would we put it?

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Posted: Nov 16th, 2012
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