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Paul Knaggs

Labour Heartlands

Editor Labour Heartlands, Labour Party member and activist.

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EU president the former German defence minister Ursula von der Leyen says: Europe needs ‘credible military capabilities’

In a key speech the EU president von der Leyen made a pitch for an EU Army Von der Leyen said: The EU is a...

China’s Wuhan shuts down transport as global alarm mounts over virus spread

The latest death toll in Hubei province, of which Wuhan is the capital, rose to 17 Deaths from China's new flu-like virus rose to 17...

European shares drop from record high on threat of U.S. auto tariffs

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to impose high tariffs on imports of cars from the European Union if the bloc doesn't agree...

South Western Railway ‘not sustainable’ and could come into public sector

South Western Railway's (SWR) finances indicate it is "not sustainable in the long term", Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has said. The operator's financial performance has...

Tax avoidance, evasion costs EU 170 billion euros a year

European Union member states lose 170 billion euros (£143 billion) a year due to tax avoidance and evasion, a Polish state think-tank said in...

Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in Gaza border attack

Israeli troops on Tuesday shot and killed three Palestinians,  Israeli troops claim the Palestinians threw an explosive towards them after attempting to cross the...

UK government suffers fourth defeat on Brexit legislation in House of Lords

Prime Minister Boris Johnson's government suffered a fourth defeat on its Brexit legislation when members of parliament's upper chamber voted on Tuesday to ensure...

Labour leadership: Jess Phillips quits race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn

Jess Phillips has dropped out of the Labour leadership contest, leaving four candidates in the race to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.  In a video message to...

Half a billion unemployed or underemployed worldwide: UN report

Insufficient paid work affects almost half a billion people. A new United Nations report shows more than 470 million people are unemployed or underemployed globally....

Four protesters, two policemen killed as Iraq unrest resumes

Iraq sees an escalation of civil unrest  Six Iraqis including two police officers were killed and scores were wounded in Baghdad and other cities on...