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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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Obama offers condolences for Afghan death

By Ian Dunt President Obama has called David Cameron to offer his condolences for the death of British aid worker Linda Norgrove. It emerged yesterday that Ms Norgove, who had been kidnapped while doing aid work in Afghanistan, may have been accidently killed by the American task force authorised to rescue her. This contradicted earlier… Read more »

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Sketch: Sombre Cameron’s grim test

This is the part of being prime minister no one wants. Politics and violent deaths never mix well. By Alex Stevenson Sometimes things go horribly, horribly wrong. We can only imagine the sinking feeling in Tony Blair’s stomach when heard the news that a man had been shot dead on the London Underground. Or Gordon… Read more »