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The Electoral Reform Society has said the Elections Bill, which will be in its report stage in the House of Commons on Monday, is politically ‘risky’ and a threat to the UK’s quality of electoral integrity. Dr Jess Garland, from the organisation, says plans to introduce voter identification risk making it more difficult to vote for marginalised communities who cannot afford a passport or driver's licence, and the additional efforts to apply for a free voter registration card will act as a deterrent to many, effectively making the democratic process in the UK more complicated and less accessible.
French-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah was jailed anew for breaking house arrest restrictions, an official from the Islamic republic's judiciary authority said on Sunday.
‘He leaves it everywhere,’ she said of habit
The former speaker said the ruling, which has yet to be published, that he bullied three staff members was ‘unsound’.
China’s coal production hit record levels in 2021. In blow to climate campaigners, state encourages miners to ramp up output to avert winter gas crisis
Portugal's ruling Socialists extended their lead in a new poll on Sunday, two weeks before a snap election, widening the gap between them and the main opposition party, the Social Democrats. The survey, carried out by pollsters Aximage for newspapers Jornal de Noticias, Diario de Noticias and radio station TSF, gave the current premier Antonio Costa's PS party a 38.1% share of the vote, up from 35.4% last month. It still leaves PS short of a majority, which under the proportional representation system, equates to between 42% and 45% of the vote.
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MPs debated Nadine Dorries’ announcement that the BBC licence fee would be frozen at £159 for two years.
The UK Government is facing criticism over plans to allow MPs to retain their seats while being elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly.
Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a plea deal in his corruption case
Scottish auction for offshore windfarm permits expected to raise £860m. Crown Estate Scotland hopes amount of electricity generated in Scottish waters will double over next decade
During the Jallikattu festival, bulls are released from pens and men try to grab their horns to win prizes.View on euronews
New York congresswoman one of many lawmakers to test positive amid Omicron surge
After Life's Ricky Gervais reveals season 3 Easter eggs and why he loves adding them in for fans.
The broadcaster spoke of getting a phone call in April 2020 to tell him his daughter had collapsed, and went on to say she had died the next morning.
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Study finds ancient hunter-gatherers traded eggshell beads over vast area
Jobs site CV-Library said its survey found that lawyers, teachers and new graduates were those most disappointed with their salaries.
British man made stateless by Home Office has citizenship reinstated. The plight of the father of three, stranded in Bangladesh since 2017, foreshadows the dangers of the nationality bill now before parliament
‘It haunts me,’ rapper said