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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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Nick Clegg clarified `illegal` Iraq invasion comment
Defiant Clegg clarifies Iraq ‘personal opinion’

By Alex Stevenson Nick Clegg has clarified his description of the Iraq war as “illegal” in last week’s prime minister’s questions was his “personal opinion”. The deputy prime minister was speaking on behalf of the government when he made the unexpected statement on the “illegal invasion of Iraq” last Wednesday. No 10 quickly distanced itself… Read more »

Afghanistan revelations rock coalition
Afghan war leaks: Bitter truths of a bitter conflict

By politics.co.uk staff Leaked US military papers recording the war on Afghanistan have provided a long list of disturbing revelations about the struggle against the Taliban. Whistleblower website Wikileaks published its ‘Afghan War Diary’, made up of 90,000 records covering 2004 to 2010, overnight. The leaked intelligence documents suggest that hundreds of civilians were killed… Read more »