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  • Or Eton-educated folkie and former Black Bloc anarchist Frank Turner: I'm uncomfortable being called 'political'.

    Punk spoke up for angry kids. Why won't today's bands follow suit

  • Papers have been withheld from Chaplin's MI5 file to protect the names of informants though there are unexplained, probably inconsequential, references to Jimmy Reid, the communist Scottish trade unionist; Larry Adler, the harmonica virtuoso who left his native US where he was branded a communist and blacklisted; and Humphrey Lyttelton, the Eton-educated jazz musician who once described himself a "romantic socialist".

    MI5 spied on Charlie Chaplin after FBI asked for help to banish him from US

  • The university's nomination board selected the Eton-educated heir to the U.K.'s Sainsbury supermarket chain, expecting him to be elected unopposed in July.

    Cambridge Election Isn't Academic as Four Compete to Be Chancellor

  • The Eton-educated ex-soldier and former Foreign Office official, who represents Penrith and the Borders, has admitted he was "extremely foolish" to describe some of his constituents as "people holding up their trousers with bits of twine".

    Rory Stewart: calling my constituents yokels was foolish

  • Eton-educated and married to an aristocrat's daughter, many question whether he can relate to an electorate that has endured 1.3 million layoffs and tens of thousands of foreclosures over the past year and a half.

    U.K. Polls: Tories Fall Short Of Majority

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  • The Eton-educated 40-year-old has spent the last three years in jail.

    OPEN THREAD.

  • What Orwell, the Eton-educated author and passionate socialist, could not have known, however, was the uncanny parallel between his nightmarish vision of an all-seeing dictatorship and his own status for more than a decade as a target for the close scrutiny of the British security services.

    How MI5 kept watch on Orwell

  • For all his youth, his life story — as a stockbroker's conservative, Eton-educated son — hardly has the transcendent outsider appeal of Obama, the son of a Kenyan dad and a Kansas mom who grew up and ran for president of the United States.

    Political Partnerships: Hil Sans Bill: Brown Take Heed

  • Samkange said Eton-educated Mann "looked sick" and gave evidence sitting on a chair because of his failing health.

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