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Dominic West who plays Baltimore cop Jimmy McNulty in The Wire, was a contemporary of David Cameron at Eton.
UK streets ‘like The Wire’

By Liz Stephens Some parts of the UK have such high levels of crime they now resemble gritty urban American drama ‘The Wire’, the shadow home secretary has warned. Mr Grayling argued in his speech that the poorest parts of Britain are now interchangeable with the background of the hit TV show, which realistically portrays… Read more »

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Government must end pension inequality for low-income workers

The Low Incomes Tax Reform Group (LITRG) urges swift action to end the injustice that people on low incomes (mostly women) are charged 25 per cent more for their pension contributions due to the way their employers’ pensions schemes operate.

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The old model of Tasers
Concerns raised over new Tasers

By Ian Dunt A new form of Taser gun which inflicts longer and stronger stuns to the victim is being considered by the Home Office. Police have gradually been accepting stun guns as the pilot project is gradually expanded. But a new weapon, named the eXtended Range Electronic Projectile (XREP), delivers a 20-second long 500-volt… Read more »