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MPs portraits so expensive ‘because they need to capture both faces’

Officials at the Commons have defended the £250,000 spent on MPs’ portraits over the last twenty years, claiming that this represents good value for money because MPs have at least two faces needing painting, so artists have to be paid double.

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Posted: Jan 15th, 2014
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Sponsored ad on Google asks Downing Street researcher if he ‘Wants to buy ‘Reasons to bomb Syria’?’

A frantic Downing Street researcher was presented with a series of critical on-screen questions last night as he conducted in depth research among all the intelligence resources available to him on the crisis in Syria.

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Posted: Aug 30th, 2013
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Fans want Hans Blix to tour ‘one last time’

An online campaign has begun to persuade the once great ‘weapons inspector’ and hugely talented musician, Hans Blix, to return for a final, farewell gig in Syria.

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Posted: Aug 29th, 2013
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Dozens trapped at Leveson World of Adventures

Or should that be misadventures?Emergency services were called on Sunday to help rescue passengers trapped for several months aboard a series of media rollercoasters at fantasy-themed entertainment park Leveson World of Adventures.

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Posted: Jun 17th, 2013
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Blair’s affair with Murdoch wrecked my marriage, says Wendi Deng

Wendi Deng is reported to be devastated at the news of the torrid affair carried on under her nose between her husband and the then Prime Minister.

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Posted: Jun 17th, 2013
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