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Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage,… Read more »

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Cabinet ‘split’ over pension lifeboat fund

Senior Cabinet officials have been accused of sitting on a plan that would compensate 125,000 workers whose pension schemes have collapsed. Gordon Brown and Alistair Darling have reportedly blocked proposals for a £725 million injection for the Financial Assistance Scheme. According to a report by Andy Young, the government’s chief actuary, this would see workers… Read more »

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Tesco 'selling beer cheaper than water'
MP attacks Tesco over binge drinking

Tesco boss Sir Terry Leahy was yesterday branded the “godfather of British binge drinking” in the House of Commons. Labour MP John Grogan criticised Tesco’s chief executive for heavy discounting of alcohol in the supermarket chain. Mr Grogan, who is chair of the all-party beer group and is not noted for his criticisms of the… Read more »