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Academy of Medical Sciences

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Tony Blair as EU president seems increasingly unlikely
Blair hopes fade as Lisbon’s raised

By Alex Stevenson Britain’s diplomatic offensive to win European politicians over to a Tony Blair presidency of the European Commission appears to have failed. Downing Street began playing down the hopes of success for Mr Blair’s potential candidacy after talks on the fringes of the leaders’ summit in Brussels yesterday. A lack of support from… Read more »

Paul and Rachel Chandler
Brown convenes Cobra over kidnapped couple

By staff The prime minister has convened the emergency Cobra committee over the kidnapping of a British couple a couple by pirates. Paul Chandler, 59, and his wife Rachel, 55, were seized by pirates after sailing through an area infamous for the kidnappers. But Cobra was only convened today after the yacht the couple… Read more »