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Government postpones badger cull BBC News, Tuesday 23 October 2012 Controversial government plans to cull thousands of badgers have been delayed amid questions over the cost and effectiveness of the scheme. Environment Secretary Owen Paterson’s Commons statement confirmed speculation that … Continue reading

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Department of Transport gets its sums wrong The Spectator, Wednesday 3 October 2012 New Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin has announced the West Coast Mainline franchise competition will have to be re-run. Civil servants checking their sums before a court case … Continue reading

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WUFOOB … (Sep – Dec 2012)

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Liberal Democrats will “do things differently” The Independent, Thursday 20 September 2012 Nick Clegg has made an abject apology to the nation for his broken promise on university tuition fees in a final attempt to stop his U-turn haunting his … Continue reading

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Scientists cure deafness in gerbils For many gerbils, deafness has a particularly disabling and debilitating impact on work, cage and social interaction. It’s a major breakthrough as it offers a treatment option for thousands of gerbils around the world. The … Continue reading

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A vision of post-Assad democracy BBC News, Tuesday 28 August 2012 French President Francois Hollande has urged Syrian opposition groups to form a provisional government. “France asks the Syrian opposition to constitute a provisional government that is inclusive, representative, that … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Times, Sunday 19 August 2012 Rep. Todd Akin was asked in a television interview about whether he supports access to abortion in the case of rape. “It seems to me, from what I understand from doctors, that’s really … Continue reading

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Facebook: a dire tribe

They sold me a dream of friendship They sold me a network site… They said it’s so cool on Facebook They said it will rule the earth Hallelujah Noel be it heaven or hell The Facebook you get you deserve … Continue reading

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India launches Mars mission CNN, Thursday 16 August 2012 Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has announced his country has set its sights on the Red Planet. In a speech marking India’s independence day, Singh said his government has approved plans … Continue reading

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Associated Press, Friday 20 July 2012 That Pepsi T-shirt and Nike sneakers may seem perfect for a trip to Olympic Park, but will they fall foul of the brand police?… “No, you probably wouldn’t be walking in with a Pepsi … Continue reading

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