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William Hague warned 'red card' system to block EU laws would be impossible to implement - ‎Feb 3, 2016‎
The former Foreign Secretary said the system would struggle to work as it requires a large number of states to oppose a law, even if the European Commission "proposed the slaughter of the first-born", Mr Hague said it would require a "remarkable ...

Every good Conservative should feel torn on the EU referendum - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
About this time of year, when I was leader of the Conservative Party, I used to slip off to Florida to chair a gathering of “young leaders” of sister parties from all over the world.

Busting the EU Myths

UKIP - ‎4 hours ago‎
... in Germany, by nuclear deterrence and mutually assured destruction. In the immediate post-war years the proto-EU, with the Coal & Steel Community, helped to ensure peace, but as William Hague has said, “The EU is a 1970s solution to a 1950s problem”.

Letters: Cameron's EU negotiations are a good starting point for gradual change - ‎12 hours ago‎
SIR - It is not true that David Cameron has achieved nothing for Britain in his negotiations with the EU. Some people will never be satisfied, but what is to prevent the process becoming a work in progress over the coming years?
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How Jeremy Corbyn is preparing for PMQs (blog) - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The Labour leader has clearly grown in confidence since he started doing these sessions, and even though he's no William Hague when it comes to jokes or rhetoric, he is asking good, detailed questions, and is slowly getting better at following up.

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Herald Scotland - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
William Hague in the Telegraph says Conservatives should remember they have to come together again after the EU referendum, whatever the result.

Money Talks: Lifecycles

Naples Daily News - ‎21 hours ago‎
... strategy allows retired investors to make the most of their rolling five year cycles, and certainly enjoy the life of a SWAN, Sleep Well At Night.

Brexiteers should stop hoping they will be saved by Boris

Conservative Home - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
William Hague used to belong to, indeed led, that group, but somehow acquired, during his time at the Foreign Office, a more worldly outlook, as has his successor, Philip Hammond.

UK refuses to sign UN document protecting schools in war - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Unicef had hoped that following the success of the campaign led by the former Foreign Secretary William Hague along with the actress Angelina Jolie on preventing sex crimes in war, Britain would be a leading participant.

Don't give taxpayers' money to Ukip and Tory EU campaigners!

Socialist Party - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
It was founded by the former Tory donor Arron Banks who defected to Ukip in 2014 with a £1 million donation - increased from £100,000 after ex-Tory leader William Hague called him a 'nobody'. Banks could afford his fit of pique. One source of his ...

YP Letters: Parties have duty to inform public of facts over EU vote

Yorkshire Post - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Actors from Shakespeare's Globe, stage a performance of Hamlet in front of dozens of refugees and migrants at "the Jungle" camp in Calais, France.

UN initiative to protect schools in war zones vetoed by Britain

RT - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
It was hoped Britain would be a leading voice in the campaign to protect schoolchildren and schools after the high-profile campaign against sexual violence in warzones led by Phillip Hammond's predecessor William Hague and movie star Angelina Jolie.
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Why Priti Patel could be the poster girl the Brexit campaign needs - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Priti rejoined the Tories after the 1997 election encouraged by the fact that under its new leader William Hague it was committed to holding a referendum before making any move to join the euro.

It must be made clear to Assad that he won't succeed, Blair tells Rudaw

Rudaw - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
In a wide-ranging interview with Rudaw's Hemin Lihony former British Prime Minister Tony Blair said that there's a disagreement about the position of Bashar al Assad in Syria, but the west must be in a position that would make it clear to him that he ...
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Are 800000 people still going to see their tax credits cut?

The Week UK - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
This hasn't stopped calls for changes, with soon-to-be-ennobled William Hague calling in The Telegraph for the principle that financial measures cannot be voted down to be enshrined in law.
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Brexit CRISIS: David Cameron set for coup as first MP DEMANDS EU meeting - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
... from Uganda in the 1970s to escape infamous dictator Idi Amin. Once here they set up a chain of newsagents in the South of England and their work ethic led her to join the Tories where she became a senior advisor to William Hague when he was leader.

Mindfulness and Meditation: The Ancient Arts For Combating Stress

Impact Magazine - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
One of my dad's friends, a stressed out father of three once said to me, 'life throws you one wild card - and that's university.

UK vetoes UN initiative protecting school children from war

Lawyer Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
According to the Telegraph, UN expected Britain to be one of the major participants in the initiative, especially after the successful campaign against sex crimes by former Foreign Secretary William Hague and Hollywood star Angelina Jolie. Ministry ...
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British Euroscepticism: a brief history

The Guardian - ‎Feb 6, 2016‎
The Tories, under their anti-EU leader, William Hague, made little progress, and less under the more hardline Iain Duncan Smith.

Sikhs Share Uneasiness With UK Govt Due To UK's Complicity With Indian Govt in 1984 Attacks

Sikh24 News & Updates - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The Cabinet Secretary, Sir Jeremy Heywood, met and told a group of Sikh representatives at the end of January 2014 that both David Cameron and William Hague the then Foreign Secretary were 'shocked' to learn of the UK role in the 'massacre'. The words ...