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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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Sports minister Richard Caborn attacked over drugs comments
Minister under fire over ‘soft’ drugs call

The sports minister came under fire last night for suggesting that athletes should not be banned for using recreational drugs such as cocaine and cannabis. Richard Caborn’s call was condemned by the head of the World Anti-Doping Authority (Wada), Dick Pound, who warned that even if such drugs did not improve performance they did present… Read more »

Home Office compensates prisoners for forcing them off drugs 'cold turkey'
Prisoners compensated over ‘cold turkey’ treatment

The Home Office has “reluctantly” agreed to compensate six prisoners who claim they were forced off their drug addictions by going ‘cold turkey’. The group, who took heroin and other opiates and were believed to have been receiving some kind of treatment before being sent to jail, said the process violated their human rights and… Read more »