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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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As-it-happened: Baha Mousa inquiry opening session

  Welcome to politics.co.uk's as-it-happens page. Here you can keep up to date with major parliamentary debates, press conferences or news events in real time. Just hit refresh on your browser to see the latest development. After months of preparation, the Baha Mousa public inquiry is getting underway in central London today. Oral evidence sessions… Read more »

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British Afghan strategy under attack

By Ian Dunt and Alex Stevenson Gordon Brown has admitted Britain’s forces in Afghanistan face a time of “great challenge”, as the country mourned the deaths of eight British soldiers in just 24 hours. But the prime minister told the Commons he was determined not to yield Helmand province to the Taliban because of the… Read more »