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Fred West prison cell holiday advert.
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Here’s a real nightmare for Police Commissioners!

By Richard Shrubb Cash-strapped West Midlands Police have been slammed for advertising a Halloween night’s stay in their Steelhouse Lane cells in Birmingham for £75 a night. To a skint bobby that may seem a lot of money for a night’s stay…
Map Devon Cornwall and France with Union Jack and French flags imposed.
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France claims south-west peninsula of Devon and Cornwall.

By Chris Bovey Devon and Cornwall are set to become an increasing point of contention between London and Brussels during Brexit negotiations as demands grow from the French to take back the southwestern peninsula after geologists discovered…
Cannabis factory police bust UK
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The War on Drugs has failed - yet the Chief Drug Dealer continues to prosecute?

By Richard Shrubb There’s a saying that the definition of insanity is to do the same thing time and again and to expect different results. The War on Drugs has been going on since alcohol was legalised in the US, and all it really does is…
Drax Power Station in Yorkshire
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Hemp, an energy crop four times as productive as trees per acre

By Trev Coleman There are times, when the stars align, fate intersects and blatantly obvious answers reveal themselves in a blinding flash of inspiration that sets the universe right. Then, there are times when all of that happens and you…
Photo of a doctor with cannabis.
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Rescheduling weed puts more money in the pockets of the May family

By Richard Shrubb This week’s news that cannabis should be rescheduled to Schedule 2 of the Misuse of Drugs Act may have cheered a few people who didn’t quite understand what’s going on. One place that the Krug corks are popping will…
Alfie Dingley outside No 10 Downing Street.
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The Tories are NOT legalising cannabis

By Chris Bovey There has been a lot of media coverage in recent weeks about medicinal cannabis, in particular, focussing on two young boys who have a rare form of epilepsy, which only a cannabis-based medicine can treat and prevent seizures.…
Boris Johnson, Theresa May and Jacob Rees-Mogg.
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Tories cannot find enough candidates for local elections in May 2018

By Chris Bovey The news the Conservative Party has not been able to find enough candidates to fight in next May’s elections has been greeted by some as the beginning of the end of the Conservative Party. In reality, the demise of the Conservative…