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 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

Star Comment: Ignoring all evidence

Network Rail's return to public ownership a victoryRAIL workers marking Network Rail’s return to public ownership this morning outside the body’s HQ have good cause to feel vindicated.The former not-for-dividend private company runs Britain’s stations ... [Published Morning Star Online - 10 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Brendan O'Connor: Albert Reynolds, John Major and me

The mother asked me would I go to Albert's removal. Albert would have been kind of an old friend of the family. One of the uncles was a great friend of Albert's and was involved with him and Jim and the halls back in the day, so there would have been ... [Published Irish Independent - 23 hours ago]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Statement by President Clinton on the Passing of Albert Reynolds

I am saddened by the passing of former Prime Minister of Ireland Albert Reynolds, who worked hard and risked much as Taoiseach to advance the Northern Ireland peace process. His leadership alongside British Prime Minister John Major was instrumental in ... [Published Noodls - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

Cameron Would Win a Vote on Bombing ISIS, Says Leading MP

A leading Conservative MP has said that British Prime Minister David Cameron would win a vote in Parliament on bombing ISIS. The Daily Mail says that Sir Richard Ottaway, chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, said that a majority of MPs ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

History will be kinder than politics to the 'lonesome boatman' of the peace process

. The breakthrough was achieved after lengthy and secret negotiations authorised by the late Albert Reynolds. Despite set-backs and many false dawns the peace negotiated following that ceasefire is holding steady; a powerful legacy to the pragmatism of ... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

The IRA ceasefire 20 years on

The early 1990s in Northern Ireland was a curious period. The Troubles ploughed on, with daily headlines of death and destruction. In the first eight months of 1994, 65 people died in the conflict, three of them RUC officers. Among the killings were six ... [Published Irish Times - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Politician, peacemaker, businessman and family man

The tributes poured in last Thursday morning, August 21 on the death of 81 year old Albert Reynolds.Taoiseach Enda Kenny extended his smypahies to the family and friends of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds. He said “Albert Reynolds brought an energy and ... [Published Leitrim Observer - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

The day the world changed: Bruce Morrison on the 1994 IRA ceasefire (IrishCentral)

The ceasefire was the indispensable change that had to happen for all prior events to make sense, and all future events to be possible.Photo by: WordpressAugust 31, 1994. The twenty years have certainly flown by. “We were so much older then, we’re younger ... [Published Irish Central - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

County GOP to elect new chairman

The Cherokee County Republican Party will meet in Cherokee County Council chambers in the county administration building on Thursday, Sept. 4, at 6:30 p.m. to elect a new chairman.Former chairman John Major recently resigned due to health problems.The ... [Published Gaffney Ledger - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Straight talker laid path for peace

Albert Reynolds was a straight-talking, risk-taking businessman who worked to the top of the Irish government and became one of the most influential leaders in the country's history.Proving that "nobody should be afraid of peace", a fearless Mr Reynolds ... [Published Donegal Democrat - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

The power of plain speaking

By JOHN GULLIVERLETTERS still keep on arriving at my desk from readers annoyed at the council’s insistence on describing residents as “customers” which I exposed in this column.However, that dreadful word is stoutly defended by Councillor Abdul Hai who ... [Published Camden New Journal - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

John Major and packed congregation remember Albert Reynolds as a man of peace (IrishCentral)

The coffin of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds arrives at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Donnybrook.Photo by: PhotocallFormer British Prime Minister John Major paid tribute to ‘peacemaker’ Albert Reynolds as the former Irish PM was buried with full ... [Published Irish Central - Aug 26 2014]

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Star Comment: Ignoring all evidence [Published Morning Star Online - 10 hours ago]
Egg-Gate: Jim Murphy and the Acquiescence of th... [Published Huffington Post UK - 10 hours ago]
Banbury MP Sir Tony Baldry to stand down [Published Oxfordshire Guardian - 12 hours ago]
Polls apart on Scottish independence [Published Irish Examiner - 18 hours ago]
Brendan O'Connor: Albert Reynolds, John Major a... [Published Irish Independent - 23 hours ago]
How Britain and Poland came to be intertwined [Published BBC - Sep 01 2014]
Exclusive: Tory Eurosceptics to defy Cameron wi... [Published The Independent - Aug 31 2014]
Brace Up For The Worst; NPP Already Lost 2016 [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 31 2014]
Sir David Mitchell [Published Telegraph - Aug 31 2014]
IRA ceasefire anniversary: How the events unfol... [Published Derry Journal - Aug 31 2014]
Poll says Scotland will spurn independence, but... [Published London South East - Aug 31 2014]
IRA ceasefire: 20 years on [Published BBC - Aug 31 2014]
Statement by President Clinton on the Passing o... [Published Noodls - Aug 30 2014]
Cameron Would Win a Vote on Bombing ISIS, Says ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 30 2014]
History will be kinder than politics to the 'lo... [Published Irish Independent - Aug 30 2014]
Politicians pay generous tributes [Published Kerryman - Aug 30 2014]
SIMON HEFFER: Yes, it's old-fashioned. But a wo... [Published Mail Online UK - Aug 30 2014]
The IRA ceasefire 20 years on [Published Irish Times - Aug 30 2014]
'Douglas Carswell is a gutless coward' says ous... [Published Telegraph - Aug 29 2014]
Moving safety to the forefront: Part 2 [Published Energy Global - Aug 29 2014]
Ukip candidate usurped by Douglas Carswell vows... [Published Telegraph - Aug 29 2014]
Moving safety to the forefront: Part 1 [Published Energy Global - Aug 29 2014]
Politician, peacemaker, businessman and family man [Published Leitrim Observer - Aug 29 2014]
Britain’s train industry has gone off the rails [Published New Internationalist - Aug 29 2014]
The Sun reunion quintet recall an era of MacKen... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Aug 29 2014]
From Rotherham to Eton: democracy lets us all down [Published The First Post: Latest - Aug 29 2014]
The day the world changed: Bruce Morrison on th... [Published Irish Central - Aug 29 2014]
Cameron suffers blow as lawmaker defects to ant... [Published Japan Times - Aug 29 2014]
County GOP to elect new chairman [Published Gaffney Ledger - Aug 29 2014]
Britain’s Cameron suffers blow as lawmaker defe... [Published Globe and Mail - Aug 29 2014]
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Cameron Would Win a Vote on Bombing ISIS, Says ... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 30 2014]
A leading Conservative MP has said that British Prime Minister David Cameron would win a vote in Parliament on bombing ISIS. The Daily Mail says that Sir Richard Ottaway, chair of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee, said that a majority of MPs ...
Boris Johnson: We cannot abandon the Kurds [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - Aug 12 2014]
Like all the rest of us I have been looking with sickened disbelief at the changes in the map of northern Iraq, and the Ebola-like spread of the fanatics. It seems incredible that the disintegration should happen so fast. It was only in May this year ...
ConHome Diary: I am Proud to Be a Zionist (If I... [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Aug 08 2014]
I’ve spent much of the last month being accused on my radio show of being pro-Zionist. It seems there are as many definitions of that word as there are types of baked bean. If it means supporting the right of Israel to exist and defend itself, then I ...
ConHome Diary: I am Proud to a Zionist (If It M... [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Aug 08 2014]
I’ve spent much of the last month being accused on my radio show of being pro-Zionist. It seems there are as many definitions of that word as there are types of baked bean. If it means supporting the right of Israel to exist and defend itself, then I ...
Will The GOP Get The Nominee It Craves? [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 31 2014]
Kilgore suspects that 2014 electoral victories will make the GOP overconfident in 2016: In both 2008 and 2012 the GOP managed to nominate presidential candidates with relatively moderate images and demonstrated swing-voter appeal. In both cases, the ...
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