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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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Col Gadaffi's Libya regime remains defiant
Brown U-turn over IRA victims

By Liz Stephens Gordon Brown appeared to cave in to pressure last night, pledging government support for IRA victims seeking compensation from Libya. The prime minister had previously said it would not be “appropriate” for him to get involved but, following public outcry over the weekend, has changed his position 180 degrees. He announced there… Read more »

EU diplomatic service supplanting Foreign Office
EU diplomatic service ‘challenging Foreign Office’

By staff The Foreign Office is being supplanted by the EU’s own diplomatic service, according to a report published today. The report, by the Taxpayers’ Alliance, highlights some startling costs attached to the business of running the EU’s diplomatic service. Excluding wages, it found the EU’s international affairs programme has a budget of £3.4… Read more »