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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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David Kelly died near his Oxfordshire home in 2003
David Kelly’s death: Files show ‘heavy bloodstaining’

By Alex Stevenson The initial post-mortem report into weapons inspector David Kelly’s death has been released by the government, contradicting suggestions there was little blood visible where his body was recovered. Pathologist Nicholas Hunt’s report described “heavy bloodstaining” over the left arm, where “at least five incised wounds” were identified. The publication is likely to… Read more »

The FCO faces a dramatic change to its funding and remit
Spending review: FCO to become slimmed-down business lobby

By Peter Wozniak The Foreign Office will have a quarter of its budget shaved and will shift its focus almost entirely to promoting British exports and business abroad. William Hague’s department will see many of its more traditional diplomatic functions cut back or sidelined. “Non-essential” programmes will be axed and many FCO workers in embassies… Read more »