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National police unit monitors 9,000 ‘domestic extremists’

National police unit monitors 9,000 ‘domestic extremists’

A national police unit that uses undercover officers to spy on political groups is currently monitoring almost 9,000 people it has deemed “domestic extremists”.

The National Domestic Extremism Unit is using surveillance techniques

Tobacco giant JTI goes on offensive over ‘plain’ packs

Tobacco giant JTI goes on offensive over ‘plain’ packs

Tobacco group JTI has gone on the offensive over ‘plain’ tobacco packaging with a national ad campaign claiming that the government does not fully accept that it would help cut rates …

The Day in FoIA: CPS data breach, Prince Charles, Lebanon’s FOIA and the Insanane Clown Posse

CPS grovels after leaking IDs of hundreds arrested during student riots

A botched response to a Freedom Of Information Act request could be about to cost the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) dear. Prosecutors have issued grovelling apologies after revealing the …

US Judge backs State Department’s refusal to provide cables released by WikiLeaks

Judge backs State Department’s refusal to provide cables released by WikiLeaks
WASHINGTON — A judge is backing the State Department’s refusal to provide 23 classified embassy cables even though they had already been released by the website WikiLeaks and published …

Drop in school sport support blamed on funding cuts

Drop in school sport support blamed on funding cuts

On the eve of an Olympic Games that has promised to “inspire a generation of young people through sport”, research has indicated a 60% drop in the amount of time dedicated …