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British Transport Police given ‘stop and spray’ powers of deodorisation

police finally doing something popularUnder newly granted powers of deodorisation, Chief Constable Andrew Trotter has announced, British Transport Police officers will be equipped with industrial strength deodorant and empowered to ‘stop and spray’ malodorous passengers across the country’s rail network.

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Posted: Apr 25th, 2014
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Strafing of Lincoln prompts UK-operated drone rethink

The MoD is to reconsider the decision to remotely operate armed drones from Britain, after a house in a suburb of Lincoln was devastated by several missile strikes yesterday afternoon.

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Posted: Apr 28th, 2013
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Authorities condemn figure-of-eight M25 prank

The Highways Agency has condemned pranksters who last night reconfigured the M25 in to a giant figure-of-eight, and branded their actions as ‘short-sighted, potentially dangerous and extremely silly’.

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Posted: Mar 27th, 2013
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‘Ousted MP glut will lead to benefits crisis’, warns DWP

The Department for Work and Pensions has warned that the country’s benefits system is in danger of collapse as ex-MPs struggle to find employment outside Westminster and have to turn to state handouts.

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Posted: May 8th, 2010
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Ongoing conflict between North and South Utsire could end Shipping Forecast

Outlook for continued peace described as ‘slight, occasionally poor, becoming very poor later’.

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Posted: Apr 17th, 2010
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