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MoD SCHMOOZING
MoD top brass seem to be spending more time being wined and dined by big arms firms than attending regimental dinners, its hospitality register reveals.

SUMMARY INJUSTICE
The Independent Office for Police Conduct imposes an extraordinary non-disclosure agreement on a former undercover agent who complained about his treatment by police.

FLAG FOR SALE
Big changes at the UK Ship Register are seeing owners re-flag their ships away from the UK in a sign of what may be to come for British business post-Brexit.

DO AS YOU WOULD BE DONE BY?
Why charity starts at home for Fred Done, the driving force behind the Betfred chain and one of Britain’s richest men.

CUTS AND BRUISES
Ulster University makes grovelling apologies after failures that led to 143 academic staff being unlawfully dismissed in 2016 to save money.

DOM’S JOLLIES
De Montfort University admits failings over vice-chancellor Dominic Shellard’s huge salary and international travel expenses, and in awarding consultancy agreements to members of its governing body.

GOOD NEWS CORNER
The Isle of Wight fishermen convicted of landing a £53m cocaine haul from the English Channel have been told they can take their case to the appeal court.

ANOTHER FINE MESS
The name Capita emerges in a scandal that saw hundreds of thousands of people on low income wrongly fined for claiming free prescriptions and dental work.

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