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Ruger named top dog at Crufts

Flat-coated retriever Ruger was crowned overall winner of the BASC Gamekeepers’ classes at Crufts 2022. The Best in Show – Gamekeepers’ Ring winner Ruger – or Satinbaze Cracksman For Blacktoft to give him his full name, is owned by Helen Fox and was handled throughout the day and evening by her daughter, Megan. After a… Read more »

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Step forward for safe spaces welcomed by MDU

The Medical Defence Union (MDU) has welcomed a vote in the House of Lords to strengthen the ‘safe-space’ provisions under which healthcare professionals can take part in investigations that take place following a patient safety incident. Dr Matthew Lee, MDU chief executive said: “The need to move away from a culture of blame, to one… Read more »

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Fears deported Algerians may face torture

Two Algerian nationals fearing torture if they are deported have received support in their appeal from civil rights group Liberty. They have questioned why the Special Immigration Appeals Commission (SIAC) is allowed to conduct closed hearings which exclude the deportee and their legal representatives. Liberty said: “Our government’s zeal for extensive secrecy is denying them… Read more »

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Govt stands firm on gypsy rights
Govt stands firm on gypsy rights

The government is standing firm in its approach to gypsy campsites after sustained attacks from local MPs concerned about travellers’ sites in their constituency. Communities secretary Hazel Blears was pushed to disown government plans to situate 48 new pitches for gypsies and travellers in the south-west during a local communities question time in the Commons… Read more »