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09:38 UK time, Thursday, 11 September 2008

"Sexual relationships with prohibited sources cannot, by definition, be arms-length" - Telling it like it is, in a report into US oil officials' alleged behaviour.

While perhaps not impossible, it would take some doing to engage in sexual relations with a partner held at arms-length. But that is too literal a reading of an official report that found a handful of employee of a department responsible for collecting revenue from firms drilling on US land had accepted gifts from and been intimate with oil company reps.
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