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by Daphne Liddle

PRIME MINISTER Gordon Brown has survived the latest attack on his leadership that included the resignation of nine right-wing Blairite Cabinet ministers.

He has been fully endorsed by his newly-reshuffled Cabinet but the capitalist press is still declaring that his days are numbered and so-called “left” media gurus are urging him to resign and make way for a new leader to improve Labour’s chances at the next general election.

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A vote against the European Union

THE RESULTS of the European Parliament elections show above all a clear rejection of the European Union – the low turnout; the steep fall in the proportion of what vote there was for the pro-European Liberal Democrats and the only parties gaining anything were on the fringes with distinctly anti-EU policies.

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