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Letter: President Obama a letdown

President Barack Obama

President Obama was a very promising breath of fresh air when he was first elected eight years ago. He pledged to close that affront to democracy and justice that is the US prison at Guantanamo.

Letter: Shame on US

Barack Obama was attacking Brexit in the interests of giant US companies, says Ukip leader Nigel Farage

Whether you think we should stay or go... what we do not want is the USA, yet again telling us what we should do.

Letter: Don’t trust political spin put on NHS

Five deaths have been linked to the NHS 111 helpline in five months

What I do know about the NHS is that we have to trust the clinical and medical expertise within the various colleges about safe working processes and practices. Do not trust political spin and bluster.

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Star comment: Changing of guard at the polls

Bill Longmore

The noise surrounding the EU referendum has had an unfortunate side effect in that it has tended to drown out the debate on another important issue which will be determined by your votes today – the future shape of policing in Shropshire and the general West Mercia area.

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Stocks end up slightly higher

A disappointing jobs report sent stocks lower early on

Stocks have ended modestly higher, ending three days of losses, after the US government's disappointing jobs report added to speculation that the Federal Reserve might keep interest rates low for another year.