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    WEDNESDAY: The EU Migration Commission condemns Hungary and Poland over refusals to accept middle eastern and African migrants; and, all the latest from the UK General Election campaign trail.

    The EU Migration Commission has condemned two Eastern European countries over their refusal to accept any migrants from the Middle East and Africa. But will the threat of financial penalties persuade Hungary and Poland to change its opposition to refugee quotas?

    “Easy promises paid for with imaginary money”… UK unemployment figures hit a record low but wages continue to dip…  A second referendum on Brexit, and a pledge to legalize cannabis…  All in a day’s work for Jack Foster, who has all the latest from the UK General Election campaign trail.

    As the partial privatization of the NHS becomes more significant and severe, with private services opening across areas in the UK, what are the effects being felt by local services across the country and at what cost?

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