Tag archive for ‘Politics’
By Guest Editorial On Saturday, May 30th, 2015
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Anti-austerity single featuring PM singing creepily draws in crowds

An electro pop outfit from Huddersfield has been gathering a following after releasing a single which features a face cutout of the Prime Minister singing. Image: Cabinet Of Millionaires. Cabinet Of Millionaires released More...

By Guest Editorial On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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George Galloway: ‘I’m standing for Mayor of London 2016’

Former Bradford West MP, George Galloway, has announced that he will stand for Mayor of London in 2016. George Galloway. The Respect Party leader announced his intentions on social media on Twitter and Facebook. Galloway More...

By Guest Editorial On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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Protesters gather across Yorkshire for anti-austerity protests

Protesters, believed to be in the thousands, gathered in Bradford, Huddersfield and Leeds yesterday to take part in anti-austerity protests on the State Opening of Parliament. Led by the Youth Fight for Jobs (YFJ) More...

By Guest Editorial On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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UPDATE: 40000 people sign petition for north of England to join Scotland

A petition calling the government to allow the north of England to secede from the UK has amassed over 40,000 signatures since the Yorkshire Standard first broke the story earlier this month. Image: Change.org. The More...

By Guest Editorial On Monday, May 18th, 2015
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Anti-austerity protests to attract ‘thousands’ across West Yorkshire

Thousands have announced plans to take part in anti-austerity protests on the State Opening of Parliament on 27 May. Led by the Youth Fight for Jobs (YFJ) group, protesters plan to gather in Bradford, Huddersfield More...

By Guest Editorial On Thursday, May 14th, 2015
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Over 10000 want north of England to join Scotland

EXCLUSIVE: A petition calling for the north of England to secede from the UK has seen a surge in signatures on a closed petition. Image: Change.org. The petition on Change.org, which was created one year ago, saw More...

By Guest Editorial On Monday, May 11th, 2015
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Over 5000 call government to allow north of England to join Scotland

EXCLUSIVE: A petition calling for the north of England to secede from the UK and join Scotland has seen a surge in signatures. Image: Change.org. The petition on Change.org, although created one year ago, has seen More...

By Guest Editorial On Sunday, May 10th, 2015
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Anti-vote leaflets were circulated in Bradford prior to elections

The leaflet said it was “forbidden” to vote. EXCLUSIVE: Members of the Muslim community in the city of Bradford were urged to abstain from voting, the Yorkshire Standard can reveal. The leaflet. Leaflets, More...