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ASK NO QUESTIONS
How British special forces are operating in Libya and elsewhere without Westminster approval, under the guise of carrying out humanitarian work.

DISRUPTED BLOOD FLOW
The Scottish government is trying to compensate victims of the contaminated blood scandal –but it can’t do it while Westminster dithers.

TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE
An inquest rules that failures at a jail contributed to another young prisoner’s death – but the government is dropping a plan to address the problem.

DO US A FAVIER
More deals are being done to restructure ailing company pension schemes, at great cost to employees. The man behind them is doing just fine, though…

CASTLE CRISIS
The National Trust for Scotland is facing financial ruin and as many as 142 staff may lose their jobs, less than a decade after a disastrous restructuring.

FABRIC SOFTENERS
Why there’s rather more to the fight to save London’s Fabric nightclub than meets the eye.

ARCHITECTURAL FLAWS
The architect who won a high-profile constructive dismissal case last year is unlikely to see the vast majority of the £404,000 she was awarded.

HIGHLAND STING
A blind lecturer had to leave his job in the Highlands after useless bureaucracy prevented him from getting the support he needed.

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