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CONTROL EXPERIMENTS
Evidence to the Grenfell Tower inquiry suggests that fire safety engineers had no problem with the use of combustible insulation on cladding.

HIGH AND DRY
While Salisbury traders were compensated after the Novichok poisonings, Wiltshire Air Ambulance (WAA), a charity, is almost £120,000 out of pocket.

MODS & SHOCKERS
A damning report from the National Audit Office again shows the dismal record of the Ministry of Defence and arms companies in supplying our armed forces.

PRIMARY CULLER
A legal threat from the Church of England diocese of Guildford prevented the pupils of a Surrey primary school from going back in for more than a week.

SMOOTH LANDING
The RAF’s “senior warfighter” has flown into a seat as a director of arms giant BAE Systems, raising the question of whether the tail wags the dogfighter.

CONSETT STEAL?
Much of the spoils of the Wirecard scandal was routed through a network of shell companies incorporated in a former steel town in Durham.

BONES OF CONTENTION
A clinical trial injecting stem cells into patients during bypass surgery has been halted after allegations of misconduct by the company behind the research.

HIP-HIP-HOLLOWAY
The council that runs Royal Holloway college has withdrawn undemocratic plans to get rid of elected staff reps on its board after the Eye exposed the plan.

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