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Penalties 'do not stop' drug useJuan Manuel, owner of the first shop dedicated to cannabis merchandising in Montevideo, rolls a cannabis cigarette at his shop counter

There is no link between tough laws and levels of illegal drug use, a Home Office study finds, sparking a policy row within the coalition government.

Abdel Hakim BelhajUK can be sued over rendition case

A Libyan man can sue the UK government over claims he was illegally sent back to Libya and tortured, the Court of Appeal rules.

Barbara Windsor, Lacey Turner and Joss Stone with Prince HarryPrince Harry supports poppy appeal

Prince Harry meets poppy sellers and celebrities at Buckingham Palace on the first stop of their tour of London in a classic 1960s Routemaster bus.

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