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Sheffield tree protesters will be removed using ‘reasonable force’

Campaigners protesting against tree-felling in Sheffield will be physically removed if they enter “safety zones”, officials have said. Sheffield City Council contractor Amey said “specially-trained stewards” would remove anyone who wilfully obstructed the work. The firm is removing damaged trees … Continue reading

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Labour MPs’ threat to quit over purge by left wing

Moderate Labour MPs are threatening to quit and sit as independents in the Commons if they are deselected as the left tightens its grip on the party. Three Momentum-backed candidates, including Jon Lansman, founder of the pro-Corbyn network, were elected … Continue reading

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Shamed MP Jared O’Mara not turning up for work at constituency office

Shamed Yorkshire MP Jared O’Mara has not been attending work at his constituency office, The Yorkshire Post can reveal. Sheffield’s missing MP: How Jared O’Mara’s political dream became a nightmare O’Mara, who took Nick Clegg’s seat in Sheffield Hallam in … Continue reading

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£426,000 wage ‘reflects role of respected leader’, says University of Sheffield

As Yorkshire’s university vice-chancellors’ salaries are laid bare, institutions across the county come to the defence of their leaders’ pay packets, all of which are higher than the Prime Minister’s. The University of Sheffield has defended vice-chancellor Sir Keith Burnett’s … Continue reading

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Carillion collapse raises job fears

Cabinet ministers are holding a crisis meeting to keep vital public services going after the collapse of key government contractor Carillion. Cabinet ministers are holding a crisis meeting to keep vital public services going after the collapse of key government … Continue reading

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Carillion: Banks call for government help

The troubled government contractor Carillion has held talks with its creditor banks this weekend and further meetings are planned for Monday, the BBC understands. The construction firm owes £900m to RBS, Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds and Santander. The banks may be … Continue reading

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Pressure on UKIP leader over girlfriend’s Meghan Markle’s texts

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Pressure on UKIP leader over girlfriend’s Meghan Markle’s texts UKIP leader Henry Bolton is under pressure to resign after his girlfriend was suspended by the party for apparently making racist remarks about Meghan Markle. Jo Marney apologised in the Mail … Continue reading

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