Harold Wilson

Type: Person
Name: Harold Wilson
Title: Former Prime Miniter (deceased)
Organization: United Kingdom
Date of Birth: 11/03/1916-24/05/1995
Place of Birth: Cowlersley, Huddersfield, Yorkshire
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Harold Wilson
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Launch party

&nbsp |  Comments: 0 Progress MagazineThe pre-election conference season can herald victory or spell defeat for political parties. Paul Richards examines the lessons of historyThe party’s conferences have often been a case study in how to lose votes ... [Published Progress Labour's Progressives - 16 hours ago]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

From the the culturally conservative Fifties to the Swinging Harold Wilson Sixties

Modernity Britain: Book Two – a Shake of the Dice (1959-62)David KynastonBloomsbury, 464pp, £25How can anyone write the history of modern times? There’s just too much of it. The past half-dozen decades have been saturated, drenched, inundated by recording ... [Published New Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Rethinking Nixon: forty years after Watergate, can the 37th president be rehabilitated?

In February 1969, the New Statesman was the nearly subject of an embarrassing incident in Anglo-American relations. Expecting a Democratic victory for Hubert Humphrey over Richard Nixon in the US presidential election of November 1968, Harold Wilson had ... [Published New Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

What Happened Last Time Scotland Tried for Greater Independence?

On Thursday, when Scottish voters put their relationship with the U.K. In fact, it was almost exactly 40 years ago that the movement for an independent Scotland reached a similar tipping point. By the end of the following year, Prime Minister Harold Wilson ... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Alex Salmond waits to see if dream for Scotland is fulfilled

The first minister of Scotland, Alex Salmond, travels from Largs to Edinburgh by helicopter on Wednesday. Photograph: Danny Lawson/PAWhen Alex Salmond was a young and obscure MP at Westminster in the 1980s, he had on his office wall a Radical Scotland ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Truth of oil wealth hidden? Yes or No – You Decide

THE fifteenth, and final, question posed to both camps from the Carluke and Lanark Gazette’s Independence Debate, answered by Robin McAlpine and Professor Adam Tomkins, asks whether Scotland will, in truth, receive more powers.Robin and Adam kindly agreed ... [Published Carluke Gazette - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

A Beast That Fights Best on Its Back

It is now four decades since he resigned in disgrace as US president - Richard Milhous Nixon, reappraised but not rehabilitatedIn February 1969, the New Statesman was the nearly subject of an embarrassing incident in Anglo-American relations. Expecting ... [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Memoirs of Jenkins Kiwanuka

Published in 2014, Son of a Rat Catcher is Jenkins Kiwanuka's memoirs - memoirs of one of Uganda's exceptionally talented journalists who turned himself into a remarkable public relations officer and diplomat in Uganda's Foreign Service. They will be ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Do fair weather voters really exist?

Comedian Billy Connolly once advised: "There's no such thing as bad weather in Scotland, only the wrong clothes."Despite this the country remains obsessed with the weather. Many people tune in to news bulletins purely to hear the weather forecast, while ... [Published BBC - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Evening Read: Ken Dodd on the autobiography he is yet to pen

A famously guarded and private individual – there were to be no questions about his personal life or crown court trial on tax evasion charges (even though he was found not guilty) – Doddy tells me: "I will write my life story, but not yet."I’ve thought ... [Published Liverpool Echo - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Sun newspaper was published on September 15, 1964, for the first time.

The Sun replaced the Mirror Group's Daily Herald, which has been losing readers and advertising revenue for several years.The newest arrival on Fleet Street is promising to follow a "radical" and "independent" agenda - unlike its predecessor which had ... [Published Radio Pakistan - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 3 reports

Sturgeon hails 'flowering of national confidence'

Nicola Sturgeon tells Channel 4 News she is confident of victory in Thursday's independence referendum, and warns nationalists not to get involved in negative campaigning.Scotland's Deputy First Minister distanced the yes campaign from a demonstration ... [Published Channel 4 - Sep 14 2014]

Quotes

...badges to remind her of the pain – said that working-class people throughout Britain, not just Scotland, should be what politics was about. "politics should be about the haves and have-nots. the tragedy is that constitutional issues have overshadowed this. it has been suborned to the issue of identity" Wilson said

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Launch party [Published Progress Labour's Progressives - 16 hours ago]
Scotland Will Probably Fail, But Should Secede,... [Published Inquisitr - Sep 18 2014]
Rethinking Nixon: forty years after Watergate, ... [Published New Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
From the the culturally conservative Fifties to... [Published New Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
What Happened Last Time Scotland Tried for Grea... [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 18 2014]
What Happened Last Time Scotland Tried for Grea... [Published Time - Sep 18 2014]
What Happened Last Time Scotland Tried for Grea... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Sep 18 2014]
What Happened Last Time Scotland Tried for Grea... [Published The China Blog - Sep 18 2014]
What Happened Last Time Scotland Tried for Grea... [Published TIME.com - Sep 18 2014]
Alan Johnson, working class hero [Published Prospect - Sep 18 2014]
Truth of oil wealth hidden? Yes or No – You Decide [Published Carluke Gazette - Sep 17 2014]
Alex Salmond waits to see if dream for Scotland... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 17 2014]
An Independent Scotland Will Kill LabourMichael... [Published Daily Beast - Sep 17 2014]
A Beast That Fights Best on Its Back [Published HighBeam Research - Sep 16 2014]
Thoughts on the Scottish Independence Referendu... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 16 2014]
Memoirs of Jenkins Kiwanuka [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 16 2014]
Do fair weather voters really exist? [Published BBC - Sep 16 2014]
The Evening Read: Ken Dodd on the autobiography... [Published Liverpool Echo - Sep 15 2014]
The £14bn financial black hole in Alex Salmond'... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 15 2014]
Scotland's future in Europe: taming the paper t... [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 15 2014]
The Sun newspaper was published on September 15... [Published Radio Pakistan - Sep 15 2014]
Queen intervenes to warn Scots to think carefully [Published Irish Independent - Sep 15 2014]
Salmond to drop referendum if Yes fails [Published The Gulf Today - Sep 15 2014]
Experts at odds over economic 
risks to indepen... [Published Yorkshire Post - Sep 15 2014]
Sturgeon hails 'flowering of national confidence' [Published Channel 4 - Sep 14 2014]
Queen 'hopes Scots think carefully' [Published Fife Today - Sep 14 2014]
Vote 'to decide for a generation' [Published Newmarket Journal - Sep 14 2014]
Referendum countdown: ‘Once on a generation’ op... [Published Falkirk Herald - Sep 14 2014]
One vote could win ‘once in a lifetime’ referendum [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Sep 14 2014]
Scottish independence: Alex Salmond pledges not... [Published The Independent - Sep 14 2014]
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What Happened Last Time Scotland Tried for Grea... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Sep 18 2014]
MoreBritish Politicians Make Final Push to Save Union With Scotland POLL: Should Scotland Be an Independent Country? On Thursday, when Scottish voters put their relationship with the U.K. to the ballot , three hundred years of membership in the ...
What Happened Last Time Scotland Tried for Grea... [Published The China Blog - Sep 18 2014]
MoreBritish Politicians Make Final Push to Save Union With Scotland POLL: Should Scotland Be an Independent Country? On Thursday, when Scottish voters put their relationship with the U.K. to the ballot , three hundred years of membership in the ...
What Happened Last Time Scotland Tried for Grea... [Published TIME.com - Sep 18 2014]
On Thursday, when Scottish voters put their relationship with the U.K. to the ballot , three hundred years of membership in the United Kingdom will be at stake. But those 307 years of togetherness haven’t passed unquestioned. In fact, it was almost ...
Thoughts on the Scottish Independence Referendu... [Published Lawyers, Guns & Money - Sep 16 2014]
On Thursday, the Scots go to the polls to decide whether or not Scotland will leave the United Kingdom and become an independent country. This issue has been dominating British politics for the past few weeks, especially following the unexpected and ...
Corruption investigations, and a conviction, di... [Published AMERICAblog News| A great nation deserves the t ... - Sep 09 2014]
A week is a long time in politics, as British Prime Minister Harold Wilson famously observed. Only a year ago many Republicans were touting Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell as a front runner in the 2016 Presidential nomination stakes. Some liberal ...
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