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Miliband slams schoolgirl heckler

The Labour leader Ed Miliband has condemned the delegate who heckled a schoolgirl who explained to the party's conference how her academy school encouraged the arts. The person shouted: "A lot of comprehensives do the same."

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Douglas Alexander on Labour's foreign policy

On an Israeli-Palestinian settlement:

To continue to build settlements on other people’s land is wrong, and it is illegal. And so too is launching rockets into Israel ...

We will work with our international partners to see not only a secure Israel but a viable Palestinian State.

On Iran:

A pre-emptive strike now by Israel cannot be justified, but nor can Iran’s evasion and hate-filled rhetoric ...

Britain must continue to work for a peaceful resolution to this crisis with our international partners led by Cathy Ashton.

On "winning back trust":

The long shadow of the last difficult decade has taught us many lessons. We have to win back trust. I understand that ...

But for Britain to now try and retreat from the world would be as foolish as it would be futile ...

It’s not imperial delusions that give you strength in the modern world, it’s the capacity to cooperate and collaborate.

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