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The MDU and Armstrong Watson LLP partner to provide tax, accountancy and business advisory services

The MDU and Armstrong Watson LLP partner to provide tax, accountancy and business advisory services The Medical Defence Union (MDU), the UK’s leading medical defence organisation, has launched a new partnership with accountancy firm Armstrong Watson LLP to provide MDU members with access to tax, accountancy and business advisory services.  As part of the collaboration, MDU members will receive… Read more »

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Project Penelope takes flight in the UK

The British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) has begun work on the UK-leg of a leading international project aiming to track the Eurasian wigeon. Titled Project Penelope, after the wigeon’s Latin name Mareca penelope, the study will follow the species’ flyway with field work carried out across the UK, Denmark and Finland. BASC, in partnership with… Read more »

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IPCC called in after man shot during dawn anti-terror raid
Man shot by police in London anti-terror raid

Police have shot a man and arrested another during an anti-terror raid on a house in east London early this morning. The injured man, 23, is not in a life-threatening condition, but the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has been called and has already begun its investigations. Since being admitted to hospital, he has been… Read more »

Tony Blair's call for tougher anti-terrorism measures has been condemned by Amnesty
Amnesty condemns UK’s ‘human rights violations’

Amnesty International has today accused the British government of “serious human rights violations” in its annual report. The human rights group says the Terrorism Act introduced in the wake of the London bombings last summer contains “sweeping and vague provisions that, if enacted, would undermine the rights to freedom of expression, association, liberty and fair… Read more »