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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
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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Keith Vaz denies benefitting from his 42-day vote
Vaz denies 42-days deal

Keith Vaz has denied benefiting from his support for 42-day detention, just over an hour after David Cameron brought up the subject in prime minister’s questions. The chair of the home affairs committee is said to have received a handwritten note from chief whip Geoff Hoon the day after the vote reading: “Dear Keith.Just a… Read more »

The Greens are standing on a civil liberties platform
Green party runs against Davis

The Green party have begun their by-election campaign against David Davis in Haltemprice and Howden. Paradoxically, the party are standing against him on a civil liberties platform, with claims Mr Davis is too authoritarian. Shan Oakes, the Green candidate, will be joined on the campaign trail by veteran gay and human rights activist Peter Thatchell…. Read more »