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Use a big plank with a nail in it, advises Ken Clarke on self-defence law

you might as well kill them, kill them all!‘Every man’s home is his castle, and if he wants arrow slits then that has to be a huge improvement over all that ghastly stone-cladding and satellite dishes.’

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Posted: Jun 18th, 2014
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Lawyers, judges in secret courts to wear ‘sinister’ wigs

Images of a new range of ‘surreal’ judicial wigs, whose purpose is to ‘terrify and intimidate’ suspects appearing before secret courts, has been leaked to the press.

The Home Office would neither confirm nor deny the wigs’ existence, but sources inside the Ministry of Justice said the wigs were aimed at creating a ‘sinister, nightmarish and deeply unfashionable’ atmosphere inside the hush-hush courts.

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Posted: Jun 18th, 2013
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Justice ‘Overrated’, claims Justice Secretary

decision made after consultations with expensive lawyersThe Police are to be given a role in deciding whether or not a defendant receives legal aid support, under new proposals from Chris Grayling.

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Posted: Jun 6th, 2013
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UK poor people must do more to help kill foreign poor people, says Defence Secretary

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond says that poor people in Britain should do more to help to kill poor people in other countries by taking a cut in their welfare benefits to allow much-needed funds for the armed forces.

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2013
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Theresa May ‘even tried Cillit Bang’ to remove Abu Qatada

After an appeal to the courts delayed extradition proceedings, Home Secretary Theresa May has defended the government’s attempts to remove stubborn extremist Abu Qatada using kitchen power-cleaner Cillit Bang.

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Posted: Apr 20th, 2012
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