4 July 2015

If You Want Higher Wages You Need Stronger Unions

Tory guru Steve Hilton has had a revelation: low pay causes poverty. From one Steve to another, welcome to the real world. But as your party is about to unveil its first full blue-blooded Tory Budget in 19 years you need to think a bit more about what - and who - drives poverty in this country... The scale of cuts - the deepest yet to our public services and benefits - will hit all but the very wealthiest. Women, the disabled, the low-waged, those not in work, those who need help with ever-spiralling housing costs and children will not be spared.

Spectacular Lightning Lights The Night Sky As Storms Replaced Heatwave

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Met Office Had Issued A Yellow 'Be Aware' Severe Weather Warning

Neo-Nazi Demonstrators Just Met Their Match At Central London Protest

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Alton Towers Victim Bravely Pictured Standing Strong Following Amputation

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Osborne Set To End Inheritance Tax On Family Homes Worth Up To £1m

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Terror Fears Ground Red Arrows

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7 Day NHS? Maybe Not...

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43 GP Practices Close After Funding Reforms

A Judge And An Accused Burglar Find They Have Something Unlikely In Common


One Of The Internet's Biggest Sites Is Revolting Over The Sacking Of A Staff Member


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Here's What Could Come Out Of Greece's Landmark Vote

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A New Campaign Is Sending A Defiant #MessageToIsis

Message To Isis

Grandmother Documentary Star Arrested For Growing Cannabis While Show Airs

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Exclusive HuffPost 7/7 Anniversary Poll Reveals Jump In Anti-Islamic Views

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Tunisian Attack Victim Who Lost Three Relatives, Bravely Supports Mother During Minute's Silence

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Hunt Shunt? Cameron Won't Charge For Missed GP Appointments

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Firefighter at 7/7: "It Was Like Attending Every Incident I've Ever Attended All In One Call"

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BP To Pay Out £12bn For Deepwater Horizon Oil Explosion That Killed 11 Workers

Deepwater Horizon Explosion

Kids Company Founder Camila Batmanghelidjh Steps Down Amid 'Ugly Games' Scandal

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Australian Church Apologises For Telling Girls Not To Hug Because It'd Make Them Want Sex

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A Pilot And A Plane Powered By Sunlight Just Spent Five Days In The Air

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Referendum Boss Alan Johnson On Why Farage Is Ideal To Lead 'No' Campaign

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Rita Revelas Why She Chose 'X Factor' Over 'The Voice'

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And The Tenth 'BB' Evictee Is...

Big Brother Eviction
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Sarah Harding Talks 'Surprising' And 'Cathartic' Debut Single, 'Threads'

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Craig To Return To 'I'm A Celeb'?

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Katie Price Receives Fine Over Driving Offences

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Beyond The Bombings: Grief And Kindness In 'A Song For Jenny'

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Cara Delevingne Has Officially Quit Modelling

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Amy Winehouse's Dad To Make A New Film Following 'Amy' Doc Row

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Eamonn Holmes' White Suit Just Broke The Internet

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Epic Hair-Do Guy Is Probably Wimbledon's First Meme

Epic Hair Do Guy

School Bans Girls Wearing Skirts After They Only 'Just Cover Their Bottoms'


Single People Want You To Know They're Not All Looking For Love

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WISE WORDS: 'You Can't Please Everyone, So Focus On What Makes You Happy'

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See Which Celebrities Are Supporting Jeans For Genes Day 2015


This Leopard Attack And What Happened Next Is Seriously Disturbing

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10 Talcum Powder Beauty Hacks You Need To Know

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Emotional Brits Say #WeStandTogether As Nation Mourns 38 Killed In Tunisia

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Here's What Pop Culture Looked Like When The Libertines Last Released An Album

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People Are Making Their Phones Look Like Guns Yet Are Shocked The Police Are Freaking Out

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