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Counter attack from the Murdoch Empire
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Counter attack from the Murdoch Empire

On the 2nd March 2011 the British government approved the bid from media giant News Corp, owned by the Australian magnate Rupert Murdoch, to take full control of BSkyB, the largest pay-TV broadcaster in the UK. The takeover will be decided on the 21st March. The move has enraged BSkyB’s […]

Virtues of violence
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Virtues of violence

Political aggression seems to be increasing all the time, in more varied forms and aimed increasingly at civilians. In order to explore this new political violence, symbolized effectively by the human bomber, the London School of Economics and Political Science is hosting a lecture on 23rd March to discuss the […]

British Policemen also unemployed
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British Policemen also unemployed

There is also the possibility to reduce their salary in 180 millions of pound sterling, about 291 millions dollars. Ana Luisa Brown   Nearly 28,000 policemen will become unemployed as part of a drastic program of reduction of public expense boosted by the government of conservative Prime Minister David Cameron. […]