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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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Irony: The union warns that probation cuts will undermine Ken Clarke's reform of the MoJ
Probation officers ‘will strike’ over prison cuts

By Peter Wozniak The union of probation officers has threatened “inevitable” strikes if planned cuts of 25% go ahead. Napo is currently meeting in Scarborough and is expected to vote overwhelmingly in favour of industrial action to oppose the government’s plans. The union argues that cuts of 25% to the probation service would be primarily… Read more »

Police ready to block Leicester march
May blocks Leicester marches

By staff Home secretary Theresa May has banned marches in Leicester on the day that the English Defence League had planned to protest. The right-wing group had planned to march around the city on October 9th and was facing a counter-protest by Unite Against Fascism. That has now been cast into doubt after Ms… Read more »