John Major

Type: Person
Name: John Major
Title: Former Prime Minister
Organization: United Kingdom
Date of Birth: 29/03/1943
Place of Birth: St. Helier, Carshalton, Surrey
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for John Major
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Who do they think they are?

&nbsp |  Comments: 0 Progress MagazineTolerant and fair-minded or obsessed by class and suspicious of foreigners? Peter Kellner unveils research for Progress on how the English view themselvesIf George Orwell and John Major are to be believed, the defining ... [Published Progress Labour's Progressives - 5 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

US civil rights leader to give lecture in Dublin tonight

CONGRESSMAN JOHN LEWIS, a leader of the US civil rights movement, will give an address at Iveagh House in Dublin this evening.Lewis, who co-founded the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the ’60s, will discuss the global legacy of the movem ... [Published TheJournal.ie - 14 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Former BOE Governor Receives Order of the Garter

Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England and now Lord King of Lothbury, has received another honor to add to his lengthening list of gongs since swapping central banking for academia. He has been named a Knight Companion of the Noble Order ... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - 10 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Lohan’s reality show not expected to be renewed

Maybe it’s just that no one cares anymore.Sunday’s two-hour season finale of Lindsay Lohan’s OWN reality show, “Lindsay,” corralled only 406,000 total viewers — way down from the 693,000 viewers who watched the show’s March 9 premiere. On Sunday night’s ... [Published New York Post - 11 hours ago]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

The duty of witness. Forgetting evil is a dangerous corrosive

As we approach Holocaust Remembrance Day this coming Sunday night, and the commemoration of the Warsaw Ghetto uprising that follows soon thereafter, there is a moral duty to take a hard look at the world around us. What we see must compel us to the responsibility ... [Published The Métropolitain - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Garden cities: lie of the land

When ministers say "new towns", people tend to reach for their protest placards, expecting tons of concrete to descend on their villages – if only in the form of the concrete cows that made Milton Keynes famous. That was the assumption in 1946, when students ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

George Osborne's gamble: is it paying off?

George Osborne in 2012 and now. Photograph: ReutersGeorge Osborne has a spring in his step. A well-received budget, a growing economy, a fighting chance of winning the election, the opportunity to stick it to his critics. If, as they say, revenge is a ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

PR blunders 'can destroy businesses'

Bloggers and social media make it harder than ever for companies to protect their reputation, and missteps can mean financial ruin.That is the warning from Simon Walker, a former New Zealand television presenter who turned to public relations and is now ... [Published Marlborough Express - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Linda retires after 40 years serving chips to celebs

LINDA Bridges, who has worked at one of the most celebrated fish and chip shops in the country – The Cottage in Blackpool – is retiring after 40 years in the job.The Newhouse Road chippy has been a favourite of stars visiting the resort for decades and ... [Published North West Caterer - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated Apr 20 2014 - 1 reports

A mecca for overpriced medicine

After decades of explosive growth, the cost of health care has climbed at a snail’s pace over the past three years. As the White House boasted this week, per-capita medical spending is now rising at just a third the rate the country has seen for the past ... [Published MSNBC - Apr 20 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Bertie's back on form – and showing that he's never one to forget a grudge

That remark tells you a lot about Ahern and perhaps a little about Martin, but nothing at all about the state of the party.In point of fact, under its present leader Fianna Fail is doing fairly well. It ranks as equal with Fine Gael in the opinion polls. ... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Jeremy Renner to narrate History’s ‘World Wars’ series

Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): Jeremy Renner has been chosen to narrate History’s series of the World Wars at a three-night, six-hour event that will feature interviews with Colin Powell, John Major, John McCain and more.The two-time Oscar nominee asserted ... [Published TruthDive - Apr 17 2014]

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Who do they think they are? [Published Progress Labour's Progressives - 5 hours ago]
Tánaiste welcomes United States civil rights le... [Published Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs - 10 hours ago]
Former BOE Governor Receives Order of the Garter [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - 10 hours ago]
Lohan’s reality show not expected to be renewed [Published New York Post - 11 hours ago]
“Cameron, Clegg and Miliband really are boring” [Published The Big Issue - 13 hours ago]
US civil rights leader to give lecture in Dubli... [Published TheJournal.ie - 14 hours ago]
The duty of witness. Forgetting evil is a dange... [Published The Métropolitain - Apr 21 2014]
Ukip election posters: Nigel Farage defends 'ra... [Published The Independent - Apr 21 2014]
Garden cities: lie of the land [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]
88 Facts About The Queen on Her 88th Birthday [Published Breitbart.com - Apr 21 2014]
George Osborne's gamble: is it paying off? [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 21 2014]
PR blunders 'can destroy businesses' [Published Marlborough Express - Apr 21 2014]
Ukip leader Nigel Farage defends 'racist' anti-... [Published The Independent - Apr 21 2014]
Blood Brothers: Milosevic and Putin [Published Huffington Post - Apr 21 2014]
Linda retires after 40 years serving chips to c... [Published North West Caterer - Apr 21 2014]
Ukip accused of scare-mongering in anti-immigra... [Published The Independent - Apr 21 2014]
Anti-immigration Ukip EU election poster campai... [Published The Independent - Apr 21 2014]
88 Facts About The Queen on Her 88th Birthday [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 21 2014]
An extract from Against Austerity [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Apr 21 2014]
Ed Milband’s new guru David Axelrod has to pers... [Published Telegraph - Apr 20 2014]
New portrait of the Queen released [Published CNN - Apr 20 2014]
A mecca for overpriced medicine [Published MSNBC - Apr 20 2014]
Robert Sutcliffe: why religion and politics don... [Published Huddersfield Daily Examiner - Apr 19 2014]
The snub that led to Bertie's scathing words ab... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 19 2014]
Evangelically wishy-washy [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Apr 18 2014]
WEEKENDER: Britpop: Look back in anger - and fe... [Published South Wales Argus - Apr 18 2014]
Bertie's back on form – and showing that he's n... [Published Irish Independent - Apr 18 2014]
Not an unusual leadership [Published The Tribune - Apr 17 2014]
Brian Rowan: Easter seeds of 'peace' [Published UTV - Apr 17 2014]
Daily Press Summary [Published Open Europe - Apr 17 2014]
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Former BOE Governor Receives Order of the Garter [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - 10 hours ago]
Mervyn King, former governor of the Bank of England and now Lord King of Lothbury, has received another honor to add to his lengthening list of gongs since swapping central banking for academia. He has been named a Knight Companion of the Noble Order ...
88 Facts About The Queen on Her 88th Birthday [Published Breitbart Feed - Apr 21 2014]
Today is the 88th Birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and to mark the occasion, the Royal Central website has put together 88 Facts about Queen Elizabeth II that you may not have known. The first fifteen are below for your pleasure. Follow ...
A Postmodern Idea of 'Freedom' [Published Mail Online - Peter Hitchens - Apr 09 2014]
It hasn’t gone away, you know. The Ukraine crisis, set off by aggressive ‘western’ intervention in that cockpit region, is still churning away, just below the surface. But how should we read it? I think most recent developments confirm my view that Ukraine ...
Pulling Jockies in the Race for Scottish Indepe... [Published The Reality-Based Community - Apr 07 2014]
Scottish support for leaving the United Kingdom is at 47% in the most recent poll , to the surprise of some members of the Tory Party (Whose proper name of course is The Conservative and Unionist Party). Now that independence seems more than remotely ...
Sindy’s Civil Service ‘Exclusive&#8... [Published Guy Fawkes' blog - Mar 31 2014]
‘Scoop’ from yesterday’s Independent on Sunday : “Labour will be given only six months to “road test” its plans for government with senior civil servants, after David Cameron controversially intervened to block early talks, The Independent on Sunday has ...
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