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Spying bill makes it legal for spooks to read your emails

Spying bill makes it legal for spooks to read your emails Theresa May, the home secretary, presented the draft Investigatory Powers Bill to the House of Commons last week.

The Commonwealth is a club for a declining empire

The Commonwealth is one of the British Empire’s last vestiges—indeed, the games were launched as the British Empire Games in 1930.

Anti-union laws see Games strikes stopped in Glasgow

A company owned by Labour-run Glasgow city council has used Tory anti-union laws to stop a strike.

The real cost of the Commonwealth Games

The real cost of the Commonwealth Games Millions of pounds have been poured into the Commonwealth Games, opening in Glasgow’s East End this week. But whoever wins, it certainly won’t be ordinary people in the area, write Charlotte Ahmed and Raymie Kiernan

Strikes could shut down facilities before Commonwealth Games

Strikes could shut publicly owned sports facilities, museums and libraries in Glasgow just two days before the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games.

Commonwealth Games faces transport disruption

Transport workers in Glasgow are balloting for strikes which could see serious disruption ahead of the Commonwealth Games next month.

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