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Hans Blix finds ‘no evidence’ of Iraq Inquiry

He's looked everywhere. The QEII Conference Centre. Down the back of the sofa. Nothing.‘I did stumble across a committee room with a few retired civil servants and historians sitting behind a desk, but nothing that might pose a serious threat to the British state.’

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Posted: Jul 28th, 2010
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Brian Haw sees property value of protest camp soar in past six months

compact, bijou, and worth a bloody fortuneNew figures released today show that anti-war protester Brian Haw has seen the value of the land he occupies in Westminster rise by a staggering 64% since January this year.

A spokesperson for the Halifax building society, which conducted the research, says: ‘This is the most encouraging sign yet that the recovery is real. While Mr Haw may be disappointed that men, women and children continue to die needlessly around the world, he can at least take comfort from knowing his camp site has continued to acquire equity during these troubling times.’

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Posted: May 30th, 2010
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Ghost of Robin Cook to appear before Iraq Inquiry

Dr. Kelly might pop over as well, maybe next weekThe former Foreign Secretary, who died in 2005, will give evidence at a special evening séance of the Chilcot Committee via television psychic, Derek Acorah. ‘I am delighted to be helping Robin give evidence to the Inquiry,’ said Acorah, ‘I have been practising his voice and I have even grown a little pointy beard for the occasion.’

The séance, held in conjunction with Living TV’s Most Haunted, will be conducted in candlelight using the traditional round table format, billowing curtains and ouija board – a method previously employed by the intelligence services to establish whether Iraq was harbouring WMDs.

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Posted: Mar 9th, 2010
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Chilcott enquiry series 1 gets DVD release date

After weeks of exhaustive questioning and cross examining, series 1 of the Chilcott enquiry is set to be released on DVD and Black-Gold Ray at the end of March.

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Posted: Mar 3rd, 2010
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M.O.D warned that emphasis on heroes is undermining cowardly soldiers

'Always one who wants to go the other way'A new report by military think-tank the National Armed Forces Institute (NAFI) has criticised ministers for creating a ‘culture of courage’ amongst service personnel.

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Posted: Nov 19th, 2009
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