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16th March 2015 - Standarised packaging for tobacco products.

A long parliamentary battle came to an end on Monday evening when the House of Lords approved new rules for cigarette packets. It means that from next year all the packets will look the same except for the brand name. 799 more words

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Man United lose 5-3 to John Major's Leicester City

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has said his team “were simply outplayed” after their humiliating defeat at the hands of Leicester City.

Leicester’s captain, former Prime Minister Sir John Major, scored four of the five goals that saw his team make an amazing comeback from 3-1 down. 271 more words

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29th August 1597. A Revolting Tax.

Today in 1597 the Shakespearean play Richard II was entered into the records of the Stationers’ Company by bookseller Andrew Wise. It is where we read: ‘This royal throne of kings, this sceptred isle…this blessed plot, this earth, this realm this England’. 469 more words

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Best of the rest

In our quest to give you the best, not every interview makes the cut. Here’s some of the unlucky few who didn’t make it to Exeposé Features in 2013. 1,167 more words

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Cabinet papers reveal Thatcher 'hoarded' biscuits

While reports that the then-PM Margaret Thatcher spent the 80s demonizing mineworkers, the real shock has been the leaked accounts of her unsavoury management of cabinet meetings. 159 more words

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HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY 2014: drama in development

 

Starting a new piece of writing is always intimidating.  It’s the writer’s equivalent of stage fright.  The blank page syndrome looms large.  Getting your head around a developing idea is a bit like stalking a wild animal.  1,420 more words

"Howe" to dump a tyrant

The recent spate of political obituaries for President Barack Obama brings to mind another precipitous fall from a seemingly unassailable position – that of Margaret Thatcher.  574 more words

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