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South Sudan: World's youngest nation is still at risk

independent.co.uk — Good news from South Sudan, the world's youngest state: the two big players in its civil war are back in harness, at least in theory. The conflict exploded two years ago when President Salva Kiir accused his deputy, Riek Machar, of launching a coup d'état.

Labour’s unity on Europe could win the argument, but Jeremy Corbyn has picked the wrong territory to fight over

independent.co.uk — The present parliament has established a curious dynamic: the Government performs one pratfall after another but suffers negligible damage because the Opposition has forgotten how to oppose. It has happened with the Osborne U-turn on tax credits, the derisory tax deal with Google, and most recently Jeremy Hunt's brutal imposition of a hugely unpopular settlement on junior doctors.

Middle East | News | The Independent

Feb 14, 2016

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Independent launches digital chapter: An era ends - a new one dawns

independent.co.uk — Last year this newspaper celebrated its 25th birthday, and next month its print edition will cease to exist, along with that of its brother publication, The Independent. Since the news was announced on 13 February, there has been much comment about the end of an era, which it is.
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Jeremy Hunt 'misrepresenting' data on weekend death rates at NHS hospitals, says research surgeon

independent.co.uk — A doctor who was part of a study on links between staffing and deaths in the NHS has accused the Government of "continually misrepresenting" the findings to support its push to change junior contracts. Dr Peter Holt, a vascular surgeon at St George's University of London, said he had written to Jeremy Hunt, the Health Select Committee and shadow Health Secretary Heidi Alexander raising his objection.
Feb 13, 2016

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Feb 14, 2016

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Tanya Schmoller: Penguin Books devotee who was PA to its co-founder Allen Lane and later a historian of graphic art

independent.co.uk — Any visitor to Allen Lane at Penguin Books any time after 1945 was likely to meet his personal assistant, a tall, dark handsome woman, with a trace of an indefinable accent. This was Tanya Kent, whom Lane had met in Uruguay when visiting Montevideo bookshops in 1944.
Feb 13, 2016

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Syrian regime drops leaflets telling civilians in Aleppo to 'expel terrorists' or die as advance against rebels continues

independent.co.uk — The Syrian government is dropping leaflets on civilian areas telling people to "expel terrorists" from their homes or die as it continues to retake territory from rebels backed by Russian air strikes. Bashar al-Assad's regime appears to have stepped up its propaganda war in Aleppo and Homs ahead of a temporary ceasefire due to start within a week.
Feb 13, 2016

'Expel terrorists' or die, regime leaflets tell civilians in Aleppo as govt gains and Russian strikes continue ind.pn/2116uNC

Redrawing of parliamentary boundaries is not the issue

independent.co.uk — There are many reasons to worry about the Conservative Party's apparent attempts to take control of the parliamentary process. A proposed cut to Short money, funding provided to the opposition party to cover its costs and operate effectively, is one.

Syria civil war: A moment of hope - but if moderate rebels are still targeted it will be dashed

independent.co.uk — A "cessation of hostilities" has been announced in Syria. What this means, according to the US Secretary of State, John Kerry, is that no military offensives will be permitted between the moderate rebels on one side and the regime, Russia and Iran, on the other.

William Sargent | Obituaries | News | The Independent

independent.co.uk — H. William Sargent, electronic engineer and television producer: born 1927; married (five children); died Caddo, Oklahoma 19 October 2003. In 1962, the idea of pay-per-view television in Britain seemed as unlikely as Martians landing on Earth.
Feb 12, 2016

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@TomThorogood the feminist society supporting them was incredible 😑

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RT @arobertwebb: Man, beaten up for citizens arrest on Mugabe bravely no-platformed for signing letter in favour of free speech theguardian.com/uk-news/2016/f…


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