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The murder of Rio de Janeiro city councillor Marielle Franco this week drew thousands of mourners into city streets across Brazil, many believing the popular advocate for Brazil’s poorest was assassinated.
Chelsea must now wait for the outcome of Monday's councillors meeting but believe the local government has the power to kill the injunction by the use of planning law.
The result gives Corbynites a cast-iron majority on the NEC, an unwieldy politburo of 39 members comprising MPs, councillors, unionists and ordinary party members.
The candidacy of Eddie Izzard, a comedian and longtime Labour activist, added some colour amid the crop of councillors and bearded Bennites.
In that category, Margaret Jamieson, of the Blue Door charity shop on the Scottish island of Orkney is recognized, along with Geoffrey Evans, a local councillor in Falmouth, Cornwall for over 40 years.
City councillors first challenged the legality of development.
The 200,000-odd employees of the Generalitat will not take orders from Madrid, Raul Romeva, a Catalan councillor, told the BBC.
The councillors are government appointees, but have earned respect for their efforts to ground rulings in law
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: a member of a council
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