Monthly Archives: May 2012

PCS union backs Bradford Occupy Westfield protesters (From Bradford Telegraph and Argus)

PCS union backs Bradford Occupy Westfield protesters (From Bradford Telegraph and Argus).

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Palestine Airlines Resume Flights After 7 Years – International Middle East Media Center

Palestine airlines are finally back to business in Jordan following seven years of being grounded. via Palestine Airlines Resume Flights After 7 Years – International Middle East Media Center.

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Serco investigated over claims of ‘unsafe’ out-of-hours GP service | Society | The Guardian

Serco investigated over claims of ‘unsafe’ out-of-hours GP service Exclusive: Firm set for NHS contracts allegedly massaged data • NHS watchdog inspection after whistleblower tip-offs • Serco says concerns about service are without foundation via Serco investigated over claims of … Continue reading

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Waterstones deal with Amazon puts Kindle and ebooks instore | Books | The Guardian

Waterstones has announced a surprise tie-up with Amazon that will enable shoppers to pluck ebooks as well as physical books from its shelves. The companies did not reveal the terms of the deal, but Waterstones said it was planning a … Continue reading

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Alain Badiou: a life in writing | Culture | The Guardian

Love, says Frances greatest living philosopher, “is not a contract between two narcissists. Its more than that. Its a construction that compels the participants to go beyond narcissism. In order that love lasts one has to reinvent oneself.” via Alain … Continue reading

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Israeli exports to EU down 16% – Israel Business, Ynetnews

Israel’s exports are experiencing a downturn, the Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute (IEI) said Tuesday. A new IEI report said that Israel’s exports came to $10.9 billion in the first quarter of 2012 – a 6.5% drop from Q4-2011 … Continue reading

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Political lessons from Bradford’s ‘second Spring’ | UK news | guardian.co.uk

The recent sale of the listed Victorian swimming pool in the deprived inner-city ward of Manningham for a paltry £67,000 to a private developer has become emblematic of a party that appears to have long forgotten the social justice agenda. … Continue reading

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