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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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The crying game
The crying game: Brown and Campbell break down

By staff Both Gordon Brown and Alistair Campbell revealed their emotional sides this weekend by breaking down on television. Gordon Brown started crying while discussing the death of his daughter, Jennifer, in 2002. The episode came during an interview with Piers Morgan, schedule to go on air on Valentine’s Day. Meanwhile, Mr Campbell chose… Read more »

The BBC could be abolished if the Tories attain power
Tories ‘would end BBC Trust’

By staff The Tories may quickly dismantle the BBC Trust if they won the next election, according to media reports. A new “licence fee payers’ trust” would replace the old body, which Conservatives have long berated for its dual role of scrutinising and celebrating the BBC. The report, by the Times, seems to confirm… Read more »