Archive of 24 February 2005

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Howard: Drugs are wrong

Conservative leader Michael Howard today vowed to drive drug dealers out of Britain with a combination of tougher sentences, more police and a major anti-drugs advertising campaign.

  • Significant opposition to anti-terror plans

    MPs back control orders

    The Government's controversial plan to introduce control orders for terrorist suspects passed its first stage in the Commons last night.

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    Future of post offices 'uncertain'

    A new report from spending watchdog the National Audit Office has concluded that the long-term future of Britain's post offices is "uncertain".

  • Focus on hospital cleanliness

    MRSA death rate doubles

    Deaths resulting from the MRSA superbug have doubled over the past four years, new figures have revealed.

  • Clarke: We will hit criminals in the pocket

    New record in criminal asset seizure

    More than £120 million in cash and property has been seized from some of Britain's major criminals in the past two years, the Home Secretary has announced.

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