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Case for drug reform 'overwhelming'
Drug use is not affected by the "toughness" of a country's enforcement on possession of substances, a report says

Case for drug reform 'overwhelming'

A "suppressed" Government report shows that locking up drug user is nonsensical and the case for reform is overwhelming, according to a Home Office minister.

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Peshmerga troops heading to Kobani

Peshmerga troops heading to Kobani

Iraqi peshmerga troops were cheered by fellow Kurds in Turkey as they headed to the Syrian Kurdish border town of Kobani to try to break a siege by Islamic State (IS) militants.

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Pellegrini worried by City form

Pellegrini worried by City form

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini admitted he was concerned about his team's form after being dumped out of the Capital One Cup by Newcastle.

Business news

Clydesdale and Yorkshire bank sale

Clydesdale and Yorkshire bank sale

The Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks are being readied for a stock market flotation after their Australian owner confirmed plans to exit UK banking.

Technology news

IT bid to boost parcel deliveries

IT bid to boost parcel deliveries

Royal Mail is investing £130 million in thousands of hand-held devices aimed at improving its parcels delivery service.

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