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New Reforms To End 'Sickness Benefit Culture'

news.sky.com — Thousands of people claiming sickness benefits will face being forced into part-time work under plans being announced by Iain Duncan Smith. In the latest round of welfare reforms, the Work and Pensions Secretary will declare work is "good for your health" and that it can help people recover from illness.

Calais: What Exactly Is The Government Doing?

news.sky.com — After a week of announcements and pledges by the Government, to give the impression of looking tough of migration - is any of it new? :: Landlords MEASURE: New measures to enable private landlords to evict illegal immigrants without a court order have been announced.

UKIP To 'Spearhead' EU Referendum No Campaign

news.sky.com — UKIP will "take the lead" in the campaign for a No vote in the upcoming EU referendum - but it will not be headed by Nigel Farage. Mr Farage criticised Conservative eurosceptics for "going to ground" since David Cameron began his renegotiation of Britain's EU membership, allowing the Yes camp to get a head start in the battle leading up to the public vote promised before the end of 2017.
Jul 30, 2015

It's NO to the EU, NO to Farage as he rules out heading up campaign. But @UKIP will lead ground offensive. My report: news.sky.com/story/1527850/…

Tory Welfare Plans Unsupportable, Says Burnham

news.sky.com — Labour leadership hopeful Andy Burnham has branded the Government's welfare bill as "unsupportable" and has told the shadow cabinet the party should table a reasoned amendment to the bill, but if that fails, the party should oppose it. Speaking to a press gallery lunch, Mr Burnham argued "it won't encourage people into work; indeed, it might do the opposite."

Farage: UKIP Faces 'Obliteration' In Scotland

news.sky.com — Nigel Farage has admitted that UKIP are facing "obliteration" in Scotland and that they are losing some voters to the Conservatives. But he insists that UKIP's vote continues to hold or strengthen in their key marginal targets.

Farage: UKIP Candidate? Never Heard Of Him

news.sky.com — Nigel Farage has claimed he's "never heard of" a UKIP candidate who posted comments refering to the "evil cult of Islam" on social media. Though the prospective MP has now apologised, claiming his comments were "deliberately misinterpreted" and that he was criticising extremists and not Islam in general.
Apr 16, 2015

Nigel Farage claims he's "never heard of" @UKIP candidate who posted comments about "evil cult of Islam". My report: news.sky.com/story/1466346/….

Apr 17, 2015

RT @SkyNews: Nigel Farage says he's "never heard of" UKIP candidate who posted Islam social media comments trib.al/Hn6pV33 pic.twitter.com/sCJQ3HIPPi

UKIP's Carswell Not Being Drawn Into HIV Row

news.sky.com — UKIP's Douglas Carswell has again refused to be drawn into the row over Nigel Farage's controversial comments about HIV treatment. When asked repeatedly by Sky News while out campaigning with the UKIP leader in Clacton if he backed the policy, Mr Carswell refused to answer the question directly or use the term HIV.

UKIP Defends Porn Star Council Candidate

news.sky.com — UKIP has defended a council candidate and senior party official, who is also a porn star who goes by the name Rockard. John Langley, 59, who is vice chair for the party in Bristol, is due to stand in next month's council elections.

Nigel Farage Defends 'Sensible' HIV Remarks

news.sky.com — Nigel Farage has defended his controversial remarks about the treatment of foreign-born HIV sufferers, telling Sky News "it is a sensible Christian thing to look after your family and your own community first". The UKIP leader was accused of "scaremongering" in Thursday night's leaders' debate when he highlighted the issue of so-called health tourism.
Apr 05, 2015

Nigel Farage defends 'sensible' HIV remarks and reveals he's a lapsed Christian, rarely attends Church. My interview: news.sky.com/story/1458835/…

Ask The Chancellors: How They Line Up

news.sky.com — As Ed Balls and George Osborne prepare to take questions, here is how the two political bruisers line up. :: George Osborne EDUCATION: Privately educated at St. Paul's School, London and then Magdalen College, Oxford where he studied modern history. FAMILY LIFE: Married to Lord Howell's daughter Frances. They have two children.
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Aug 29, 2015

Guinness World Records: Roughly 97% of people in the US and the UK recognise the brand.

Aug 29, 2015

Guinness World Records sold more than 134m books in more than 100 countries since 1955, including 2.75m last year.

Aug 29, 2015

Guinness World Records celebrates 60th anniversary in which book sales been bettered only by the Bible and the Qur’an gu.com/p/4cv8x/stw

Aug 29, 2015

Is the IRA still active? Or just an alibi for Unionist politicians? Interesting read from Kevin Lynch: ind.pn/1hmEmCO @Independent.

Aug 29, 2015

Most important story? Climate change: 2015 will be the hottest year on record 'by a mile' - experts: independent.co.uk/environment/cl… @Independent.

Aug 28, 2015

#Corbynmania reaches new heights with 20 poets coming together to write poems for @Corbyn4Leader. Fancy a copy? news.sky.com/story/1543354/…

Aug 28, 2015

Former Tory MP Teresa Gorman, a leading rebel over the Maastricht Treaty and also self proclaimed "Angel of HRT", has died aged 83.

Aug 28, 2015

@Iainastewart What is the best contact for you? Thanks, Darren

Aug 28, 2015

So next time @JeremyCorbyn visits @SkyNews I'm making the coffee!!! ;-)

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