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A Week In Review: Your Weekend Readings – 30th Nov 2013


Angola bans Islam and shuts down all mosques across the country because it ‘clashes with state religion of Christianity’
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg secretly briefed wealthy investors at his glamorous French neighbour’s dinner
‘Racist’ judges are MORE likely to jail black and Asian criminals for the same offences – and give them longer sentences, says Ministry of Justice
‘Courts are biased against blacks’ says official report
Police ‘narrow and discredited’ says ex-Met boss
Reuters / Omar Sobhani Handcuffed US teen shot dead in cop car
The NSA and surveillance … made simple
Boris Johnson declares ‘greed is good’
How Blair ‘plotted to topple Mugabe by invading Zimbabwe’
Mini-busted! Teacher driving pupils on trip collared by blundering police hunting for stolen mini-bus
Egypt court jails 14 women ‘Muslim Brotherhood members’ for 11 years for belonging to ‘terrorist organisation’
Overturning burka ban would be ‘undemocratic’ says French government – as Muslim woman, 23, challenges controversial law at the European Court of Human Rights
US govt caught using pirated software for military, settles for $50mn
How UK ordered Mau Mau files to be destroyed: Archives reveal how staff ‘cleansed’ dirty documents relating to colonial crimes
Revealed: How the British Empire’s dirty secrets went up in smoke 50 years ago
Politicians fiddled their expenses because they were bored by increasingly ‘irrelevant’ Parliament, says John Bercow
Revealed: The top five regrets of the dying, from working too hard, missing out on family time and not saying ‘I love you’
The painkillers that contain too much salt: Soluble versions of paracetamol, aspirin and ibuprofen put patients at 22% more risk of strokes
Oversized baskets, messy sales rails, tiny floor tiles and complex escalator layout: Spot the high street’s sneakiest sales tricks
Nothing left? In search of (a new) social democracy
Men’s Backpacks Are Back – WSJ.com




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