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POST-BREXIT BUYING $PREE
Since the Brexit vote the MoD has been busy signing off nearly $25bn of defence contracts, with no time to ask any questions.

PSYCHOLOGICAL WARFARE
A big hole in the regulation of psychologists could put people at risk from unscrupulous, inept or unaccountable ‘experts’, especially in court cases.

EDUCASHUN SPECIAL: END OF TERM REPORT
From problems facing new education secretary Justine Greening if she goes ahead with plans to convert all schools into academies… to the parlous state of foreign language uptake in schools in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

COAL COMFORT
Approval for opencast mining at Northumberland beauty spot Druridge Bay sparks (yet another) bitter row in the Labour party.

CRIME PAYS
More on the private firms who, without competition, landed five megabuck contracts to run probation services because no one else put in a proper bid.

HOME IRE’S BURNING
In breach of the military covenant, service families are still ‘badly let down’ and living in poorly maintained accommodation, says a report by MPs.

GEORGE OSBORNE’S SECRET LOBBYING
How getting HSBC and Standard Chartered off a criminal prosecution for money laundering spared the blushes at the top of government.

DODGY LET CALL
Why Roger Southam’s appointment to the Leasehold Advisory Service, whose job is to protect leasehold flat owners, was a tad controversial.

REVOLVING DOORS
The top civil servant who implemented police cuts in 2015 leaves the Home Office for McKinsey, which wants to do privatisation deals with the police.

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Sun Shines on Brexit Britain! Daily Mail Exclusive… David Davis Hails Trade Deal With Narnia… Lives of the Saints No 94: Mother Theresa… Why Didn’t Police Have More Guns, Laments NRA… We Must Protect Turkish Democracy – or Else, Says Erdogan… UK to Teach Chinese Maths: Sample Questions from Tiananmen Square… ‘I’ve Always Admired Theresa’ Say All Tories… More Golfers Pull Out of Rio Over Wealth Concerns… Sarah Ferguson’s Diary, as told to Craig Brown

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- The Headmistress writes… Meet the new head at St Theresa’s
- Spending $pree: MoD flashes the cash before the £ falls even further
- PLUS: Chilcot round-up; Dr B Ching on Govia’s Southern bellends; & more!

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