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Weekly News Round-Up: Ministry of Defence, drones and drink-driving

MoD study sets out how to sell wars to the public

The armed forces should seek to make British involvement in future wars more palatable to the public by reducing the public profile of repatriation ceremonies for casualties, according to …

Facebook user sacked from DVLA for logging on at work

Facebook user sacked from DVLA for logging on at work

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency in Swansea had previously dismissed three workers for making “inappropriate comments” about the DVLA, a colleague or customers on social media. The man was …

Michael Gove under fire for Department of Education’s stonewalling of Parliament in response to MPs’ questions

Michael Gove under fire for Department of Education’s stonewalling of Parliament in response to MPs’ questions

Michael Gove has been formally asked to explain his department’s “exceptionally poor performance” in stonewalling questions from MPs, amid renewed accusations of a lack …

FCO defends £10,000 spend on restuffing 20ft South American anaconda

William Hague has spent £10,000 of taxpayers’ money on re-stuffing a 20ft-long ancient snake, it was revealed yesterday.

William Hague spent £10,000 of taxpayers’ money re-stuffing a 20ft-long ancient snake.

The Foreign Secretary ordered “Albert” the anaconda to be patched …

A different kettle of fish in Salford? BBC MediaCityUK row rumbles on as scandals and complaining staff continue

A different kettle of fish in Salford? BBC MediaCityUK row rumbles on as scandals and complaining staff continue

As the BBC’s move to Salford Quays remains embroiled in controversy, MM asks whether prejudice is rife among those formerly established in …

Centenarian drivers rack up penalty points

Five of Britain’s oldest motorists have racked up penalty points for driving offences in the past three years. Figures released by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency under the Freedom of Information Act showed that of those, one 100-year-old and …

Big business spends thousands to dine with government

Big businesses are paying £1,800 a head to attend exclusive invite-only meetings with civil servants and senior Government staff.

The Independent, Guardian, Daily Mail and Telegraph all report on the previously-banned events organised by networking business “Chemistry Club” being attended …