Wednesday, 7 April 2010

IPCC watchdog under attack from MPs for using ‘police to investigate police’
The police complaints watchdog should stop employing retired officers to investigate the public’s concerns about their former forces.

Strikes: Now militant rail unions threaten national walkout on polling day
The polling-day strike would be humiliating for Prime Minister Gordon Brown
Militant rail unions are threatening to bring the country to a standstill in the run-up to the General Election - or even polling day itself.

General Election 2010: How your tax bills will change when votes are counted
Tax is shaping up to be one of the key battlegrounds in the general election

Labour forced to drop three stealth tax rises
Labour has been forced to abandon three stealth tax rises that Alistair Darling unveiled in last month’s Budget

Schools 'relentlessly centralised' under Labour
The impact of national tests on schools was criticised
England's education system has seen a relentless trend towards increased central control under Labour, a key Commons' comittee says.

Psychiatrists say that being angry is a mental illness
Proposed updates to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) are prompting many to question whether or not the psychiatric profession itself has gone crazy. The latest additions to the alleged "mentally ill" could include hoarders, people who get angry every now and again, lazy people, and even those who get outraged over things like sex and violence on television

Israel destroys Gaza dairy for second time
It was not a chemical plant, nor a nuclear facility, nor a manufacturer of weapons of mass destruction. But almost all the rubble of the entirely destroyed factory was covered in white, with white chunks everywhere. These were pieces of cheese, butter and yoghurt — some of the products made by the Dalloul dairy factory in southern Gaza City.


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