Even as it is, we have been fortunate riots that have proven a rarity. Cut 6.7 per cent a year from the budget and they become almost an inevitability.
These proposed powers will apply not only to benefit claimants, but to others who are “linked” to them: the term remains vaguely defined.
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We all like lower taxes and backing British business – but that is no excuse for not delivering on getting inflation down and delivering on economic growth.
Both sides could be wrong because both believe that we’re already on the path to Artificial General Intelligence. But we should be prepared for the possibility both factions are chasing fairies.
The shift to nuclear-powered submarines has caused some concern in Australia, but despite that all three nations are moving ahead with deepening this vital security alliance.
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Through their overreaction, they may have handed the UK something quite wondrous: a genuine economic benefit of Brexit.
Like the UK, the country is struggling with the issue of what can be done about unlawful non-citizens who cannot currently be deported and have committed serious crimes.
This difference is not just attitudinal – there is a lot more space in the States for one thing. But absent in the British mindset, at least at the moment, is this hunger for more, this urge to grow, that embodies the American psyche.
The Peronist client state, which defeated the only previous president to have spoken of reforms, will fight furiously to defend its privileges. Milei, who has had mental health problems in the past, and who lacks organised support, will come under almost unbearable pressure.
What communities need from their police forces would be out in favour of top-down targets and threats of further action from the centre if chiefs don’t perform to the Labour mandate.
We are a services superpower second only to the US. That doesn’t just mean banking, but also the creative industries, legal services, architecture and consultant engineering.
Complex problems often require international cooperation, and cooperation is more likely to be effective within a framework of mutually respected laws.
The commercialisation of higher education has helped transform once elite centres of learning into remedial sectors for failing comprehensives, too ready to take authoritarian cash.