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HIV infections on the rise

The number of people infected with HIV has risen by 5,000 over the last year, according to a new report. Figures released by the Health Protection Agency show that there are now 58,300 people living with HIV in Britain, compared to 53,300 in 2003. Chief medical officer Henrietta Campbell said the government would continue to… Read more »

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Scotland appoints new head of judiciary

Lord Hamilton has been appointed as Scotland’s most senior judge, it was announced today. He replaces Lord Cullen of Whitekirk, who retires from the post of lord president this week. Speaking about the decision, first minister Jack McConell said: “This is a time of great change and reform in our courts – changes that are… Read more »

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