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The Spinoff: Is the Ardern Government’s kindness mantra beginning to fray?

Originally published by The Spinoff The breaches that have put Auckland back into lockdown have sparked anger across the country, but the Prime Minister says there’s nothing she can do about people breaking the rules – that’s up to you. Justin Giovannetti reports. Jacinda Ardern says she understands the country is “upset, frustrated and angry” […]

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Pharmac review to focus on speed, transparency of decision

A review of the Government’s drug buyer Pharmac will focus on the timeliness and transparency of its decisions. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Health Minister Andrew Little announced the independent review’s terms of reference at Parliament today. The Pharmac review will focus on two areas: • how well Pharmac performs against its current objectives and […]

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The Capitol Police union endorses recommendations for adding officers, fencing and an urgent response force.

The Capitol Police union on Monday endorsed an array of security enhancements that are being recommended by retired Lt. Gen. Russel L. Honoré in response to the Jan. 6 assault at the Capitol, including hiring 1,000 more officers, establishing a quick reaction force for emergencies and considering options for different types of security fencing around […]

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David Cameron insists Brexit referendum was ‘thought through’ and necessary

David Cameron says Brexit referendum ‘thought through’ When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. David Cameron defended his […]

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End tax madness: Rishi urged to scrap or overhaul 20 levies in huge Budget move

Owen Jones says that inheritance should be taxed When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. The Institute for […]

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Trump calls for GOP unity, repeats lies about election loss

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Taking the stage for the first time since leaving office, former President Donald Trump on Sunday called for Republican Party unity, even as he exacerbated intraparty divisions and trumpeted lies about the election in a speech that made clear he intends to remain a dominant political force. Speaking at the Conservative […]

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Trump, Addressing Conservatives, Plans to Claim Leadership of G.O.P.

ORLANDO, Fla. — Former President Donald J. Trump was planning to use his first public appearance since leaving office to lash President Biden and insist that there are no divisions within the Republican Party — even as he plots revenge on those lawmakers who have broken with him. In a speech prepared for his Sunday […]

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‘EU-funded corruption’ sparks Eurosceptic fury – MEP lifts lid on Brussels scandal

EU ‘acting blindly’ says Ivan Vilibor Sincic When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. Speaking to Express.co.uk, Mr […]

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Boris Johnson’s ‘awful’ Brexit deal to create ‘culture of failure’ for coastal communities

Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is ‘awful’ says June Mummery When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. June Mummery […]

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Boris attacked for letting down UK fishermen in Brexit ‘disaster’ – ‘I trusted him!’

Brexit: Fishing deal slammed by Habib and Mummery When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters.Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer.Our Privacy Notice explains more about how we use your data, and your rights.You can unsubscribe at any time. And June Mummery […]