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Academy of Medical Sciences

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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Today's move will be a heavy blow to Miliband
Miliband loses torture appeal

By Ian Dunt David Miliband lost his attempt to keep information related to British collusion in torture secret this morning. The move is bound to humiliate the foreign secretary, who launched an unprecedented attack on the judiciary during the controversy, with his QC branding the original case judges “irresponsible”. The seven paragraphs do not address… Read more »

Protests in Westminster need prior authorisation under Socpa
Parliament protest ban set to be scrapped

By Ian Dunt MPs will vote on whether to end the ban on protests around parliament today, by passing the constitutional reform and governance bill through its committee stage. The restrictions on protests in Westminster have long been a cause of angst among civil libertarians and activists, whose concerns were given greater impetus by the… Read more »