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Christmas in jeopardy after Santa refuses CRB check

Santa Clause‘We rather feel that if a childless man is to be granted nocturnal access to the bedrooms of millions of children around the world, he should submit to some basic investigation.’

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Posted: Dec 4th, 2009
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Terror suspects win right to disallow use of made-up evidence

Three men charged with terrorism offences have won a legal battle in the House of Lords to disallow the use of made-up evidence against them.

Government and Police lawyers had argued strongly that the use of fabricated evidence was essential in cases where proof of involvement in a crime was ‘hard or impossible to obtain by truthful means’.

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Posted: Jun 11th, 2009
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Lumley triumphant as Muppets allowed UK citizenship

many Muppets took immense personal risksActor and campaigner Joanna Lumley has scored another campaigning victory after the Government today announced that Muppets would be given the right to settle in Britain.

‘We have learned lessons on this one,’ said new Home Secretary Alan Johnson at a press conference.’The Government understands that the public want to provide a welcome to those who have dedicated their lives to entertaining our nation …

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Posted: Jun 10th, 2009
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NHS introduces seating charges for visitors

Have you paid and displayed?After the success of NHS hospitals charging patients and visitors for the use of their first-rate car parking facilities, Health Secretary Alan Johnson has unveiled exciting new plans to introduce fees for using seats in hospital waiting areas.

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Posted: Apr 24th, 2009
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NHS opens Fashion Victim Trauma Units

987-fashionvictimProviding counselling for hundreds of Crocs and Burberry-related incidents.

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Posted: Feb 17th, 2009
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