Observations of an Expat: Extremist Politics are back in Britain

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Tom Arms

They said Jeremy Corbyn was unelectable. They said he would lead the British Labour Party to electoral annihilation. They said that it would be more of a coronation than an election with a record-breaking majority for Theresa May’s Conservative Party.

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In shadow of deadly attacks, election campaign resumes

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Andy Bruce and Alistair Smout

After a militant attack on a nightlife district of London this weekend, British Prime Minister Theresa May will resume campaigning on Monday just three days before a national election which polls show is much tighter than previously predicted.

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Before you vote on 8th June – food for thought

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Hazel Speed

History, as we know, often repeats itself and thereby, inclusive therein, people make the same mistakes because few either know, nor are interested in, the events of previous centuries, even when it involved a Civil War where families fought against each other at times, due to believing in the ethos of opposing political sides. The people of the United Kingdom would do well to consult history books relevant to the English Civil War, during the 17th Century.

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Beware of political ‘half truths’ from any source

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Hazel Speed

The Nuffield Trust has stated that there are 190 thousand expat Pensioners living in Europe, and if they had to return for medical care (post Brexit negotiation outcome, if no reciprocal agreement is possible), then it will be a huge financial/practical burden on an already overstretched NHS.

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From landslide to upset defeat – scenarios for May’s election

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William James and Patrick Graham

British Prime Minister Theresa May’s narrowing lead in opinion polls ahead of the June 8 election has weakened sterling and raised questions over whether she will win the landslide predicted just a month ago.

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