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[Poll] Which Film Should Bede Watch For His 22nd Bad Movie Tweet-A-Thon?

Which bad film would you like to see Bede tackle next for his 22nd edition of Bad Movie Tweet-A-Thon? Vote in the poll below and whichever one gets the highest votes, he will live-tweet it! 12 more words

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Right At Last: In What Was Perhaps His Last Commons Speech, Gordon Brown Warns That Tory Plans For English Votes For English Laws May Sound The Death Knell Of The Union - Column 6.2.15.

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JOYCE MCMILLAN for The Scotsman 6.2.15.
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IN A QUIET WAY, it was a historic moment – perhaps in more senses than one.  On Wednesday, the former Prime Minister, Gordon Brown, rose in theCommons to make what was probably  his last speech there, after 32 years as an MP; and although it may not have been the greatest speech of his life, it was one with which many politically-minded Scots of Brown’s generation would have struggled to disagree. 988 more words

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As Syriza Wins In Greece, The Real Political Struggle Of Our Time Emerges More Clearly: Not Capitalism v. Socialism, But Extreme Market Capitalism v. Sustainable Social Democracy - Column 30.1.15.

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JOYCE MCMILLAN for The Scotsman 30.1.15.
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EVEN BY HIS OWN flamboyant standards, last weekend was perhaps not the best of times for Owen Paterson MP, formerly Secretary of State for the Environment in the Coalition government.  1,022 more words

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Bede’s Bad Movie Tweet-A-Thon #21: Glitter

Hey everyone! Welcome to the 21st edition of my Bad Movie Tweet-A-Thon series. I’m sorry that this edition of the series wasn’t posted at the end of February as it was originally intended. 1,528 more words

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The First Night in a New Flat; or, The Horror, the Horror

The first night in a new flat is much less fun than publicity suggests. Stock images represent this life situation as a cheerful young couple sitting on a scrubbed floor, wearing clean clothes and drinking wine while leaning against an occasional paper box. 714 more words

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ROGERS — We are living in the Age of Spock

Mark Rogers writes a column about social media and hosts a blog at http://www.newsonaut.com.

COLUMN — The death of Leonard Nimoy is a reminder that the era of the original Star Trek, and its idealistic vision of the future, is sliding ever further away. 480 more words

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KNOX — Beaglemania is here, but fad isn't for everyone

Jack Knox was once a newspaper editor in Kamloops, where he probably had a puppy who peed in the newsroom. He now writes for the Victoria Times Colonist. 734 more words

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