Category Archives: UK local elections

Triple witching hour for austerity:Hollande wins in France, Labour in Britain, anti-austerity in Greece.

A small but significant earthquake has occurred over the past few days in Europe. The victory of the Socialist party in the Presidential race combined with the election results in Greece along with the drubbing of the Conservative and Liberal … Continue reading

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Labour sweeps British local elections.London vote counted tomorrow.

So far at 3 am Greenwich time the Labour party in the U.K. has plenty to cheer about. With 85 0f 181 councils reporting their results Labour has won 44 of them a gain so far of 19, the Conservatives … Continue reading

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