Late breaking news…

‘GORGEOUS’ George Galloway wins for the anti-war Respect party; a blow for Tony Blair… Ex-NIO security minister Adam Ingram holds his seat, and is jeered by anti-war protesters… Education Secretary Ruth Kelly, who is from Limavady, holds her seat after her office was attacked by members of the protest group Fathers 4 Justice… NIO minister John Spellar holds on comfortably despite a 6.1% drop in the share of his vote… Same story with Ian Pearson, whose share falls 4.5%… Angela Smith sees the gap between her and the Tories close, and drops 9.3%… And even a drop of 5.2% in Secretary of State Paul Murphy’s share hardly dents his massive majority in Torfaen…More results here. Apologies for the links only going to the BBC, but it’s 5am…

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The Mccluskey Civil Rights Summer School – Guest Speaker Bernadette McAliskey
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