Tom Watson

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The best recent thrillers – review roundup
Former Labour deputy leader Tom Watson makes a winning debut

Alison Flood

02, Nov, 2020 @8:30 AM

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Third of UK football fans put off buying kit if it has betting sponsor
Survey reveals support for disentangling sport’s ties to gambling industry

Rob Davies

11, Oct, 2020 @2:19 PM

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Tom Watson's remarks calling Paddy Power 'dirty' emerge as he takes job
Former MP’s 2014 comments were made about firm taking bets on trial of Oscar Pistorius

Rob Davies

18, Sep, 2020 @11:30 AM

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Tom Watson takes job as adviser to Paddy Power and Betfair
Owner Flutter Entertainment says it will pay former Labour MP for advice on problem gambling

Rob Davies

17, Sep, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Jeremy Corbyn makes fresh complaint over rejected House of Lords nominees
Anger is growing on the left after Labour peerages were blocked, as Lord Fowler, a Tory, criticised the chamber’s expansion

Michael Savage Policy editor

02, Aug, 2020 @6:17 AM

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Tom Watson peerage rejected by Lords vetting commission
Former Labour deputy leader one of three Jeremy Corbyn nominations to be rejected

Peter Walker Political correspondent

01, Jun, 2020 @7:16 PM

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No pubs, no kissing, no flying: how Covid-19 is forcing authors to change their novels
Never mind newly minted corona lockdown stories, authors are frantically rewriting existing projects to reflect a world turned upside down by the pandemic – or shelving them indefinitely

Alison Flood

01, Jun, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Don’t stand so close: how live music has changed its tune in lockdown
From drive-in concerts to livestreaming on Fortnite, the industry has had to adapt creatively to the current restrictions

Nosheen Iqbal

16, May, 2020 @6:05 PM

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Tom Watson is no friend of a free press | Letters
Letters: Tim Luckhurst is unimpressed by the former Labour deputy leader’s enthusiasm for state-sanctioned regulation of newspapers, while Nathan Sparkes of Hacked Off says robust, independent regulation must be introduced


01, Mar, 2020 @6:15 PM

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The tawdry secrets behind the press campaign to deny Tom Watson a peerage | Alan Rusbridger
Elements of the press attacking the former Labour MP’s elevation to the Lords have interests to declare, says the former Guardian editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger

Alan Rusbridger

28, Feb, 2020 @12:38 PM

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Labour antisemitism row: Corbyn under fire over Karie Murphy peerage nomination
Party leader criticised over nomination amid investigation by Equality and Human Rights Commission

Heather Stewart Political editor

19, Jan, 2020 @11:41 AM

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Tom Watson’s betrayal thriller – and other politicians who vent in fiction
After quitting parliament over its ‘brutality’, Watson is co-writing thriller The House. Can we expect a tale about a deputy leader righting wrongs?

Alison Flood

15, Jan, 2020 @1:57 PM

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