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A former minister has demanded an official investigation into his approval of a controversial nuclear fuel plant at Sellafield in Cumbria, reports The Independent.
“Tony Blair made me do it,” said Mr Meacher, 71. “Only a full public judicial inquiry into why I took a decision with which I didn’t agree would put this matter to [...]
I am lucky enough to have done my fair share of border hopping. I’ve bumbled from Kenya to Uganda, popped in on Pakistan, pootled around a bit of India and a few others, as anyone unfortunate enough to have heard any ‘gap yah’ stories will no doubt attest. I have had cameras confiscated or destroyed, [...]
I could feel my heart starting to beat faster and my mouth get dry. As I approached the sea of red Virgin London Marathon signs my adrenalin was pumping. I knew I was among fellow runners – they had a look in their eyes that was a mixture of steely determination and fear — except [...]
Mother of three, Louise Blagnon, sits with her extended family in the open air of the grounds of an abandoned school in the south-eastern Liberian coastal city of Harper. The sun beats down on us as we talk; and the only shelter is provided by some leaves which form a makeshift roof on [...]
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