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#RhodriMorgan: A politician who will be truly missed

#RhodriMorgan: A politician who will be truly missed

| May 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rhodri Morgan (pictured), former EU official, who served as First Minister of Wales from 2000 until 2009, died on Wednesday (17 May) aged 77. Nick Powell remembers a politician whose affable manner and pragmatic approach helped his party weather storms almost as severe as the one that threatens to engulf Labour in the general election next […]

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#UKIP become kingmakers as referendum campaign is put on hold in Wales

#UKIP become kingmakers as referendum campaign is put on hold in Wales

| May 13, 2016 | 0 Comments

The entry of UKIP into Welsh politics – they went from zero seats to seven in last week’s elections to the National Assembly for Wales – has propelled the anti-EU party into the position of kingmakers, writes Nick Powell. Assembly members met on Wednesday to try to agree on a First Minister, with Labour’s Carwyn […]

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Donbass: Yesterday, today, tomorrow

Donbass: Yesterday, today, tomorrow

| March 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Nick Powell argues that the distinct history of the war-torn region means it has the right to choose its own future. Donbass and its people have long deserved to be better known. Now it is a place that has become well known for reasons that no people deserve. It was nearly so different. Less than […]

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