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PMQs: A genuine argument

Gordon Brown and David Cameron gave MPs an unusually high dose of genuine argument in prime minister’s questions. The pre-charge detention limit for terror suspects was the topic de jour, with the Conservative leader attacking Mr Brown’s preferred extension to 42 days from the current 28-day limit. Mr Cameron used all his six questions on… Read more »

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Analysis: Did Brown dither over Olympic ceremony?

When Downing Street “confirmed” last night that the prime minister would not attend the opening ceremony of the Olympics in Beijing, his critics were quick to assume Gordon Brown had executed another U-turn. But Downing Street quickly moved to claim this is not the case, insisting instead Mr Brown never intended to attend the opening… Read more »

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