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Amid the love-bombing - Gove backs for-profit schools

Amid all the Leveson fuss, Tory education secretary Michael Gove admitted that he thinks it’s OK for schools to be run for profit last week.

Official - the Tories are bad for your health

The government loves to point the finger at "lifestyle choices" to explain health problems faced by ordinary people.

The terror of the Olympic flame squirter

A woman has been given a police warning—for joking on Facebook that she would put out the Olympic torch with a water pistol.

Socialist Worker's toff of the week

This week's Toff of the Week is Henry Armitage

Kate joins the queen for a nice lunch with their dictator pals

Kate Middleton, the duchess of Cambridge and wife of prince William, is supposed to be the new, modern face of the monarchy.

It's a royal cash-in!

Firms have rushed to cash in on the jubilee. You might have heard of "Ma’amite".

Diamonds are the queen's best friend

Diamond giant De Beers has produced a crown for the jubilee—studded with 974 diamonds.

Tory Barlow and his royal jubilee travel tales

We’re told the jubilee is a "non-political" time of national celebration. But Gary Barlow, who has written the official jubilee single, is a raving Tory.

Royalist cafe: stand for the anthem or no tea for you

The owner of a royalty‑themed tearoom threw out three people when they refused to stand for the national anthem.

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