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31 January 2015 Last updated at 11:54

Tasers 'needed for all police'A Taser

All front-line police officers should be offered a Taser to protect them against the increased terrorism threat, the head of the Police Federation says.


British soldiers in silhouetteArmy to set up 'social media unit'

The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age".

Boris JohnsonBombers 'porn-driven losers' - Boris

Violent religious extremists are often tortured men with a history of using pornography, London Mayor Boris Johnson says.

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Nick Robinson Article written by Nick Robinson Nick Robinson Political editor

Debates - on or off?

David Cameron says he wants to take part in TV election debates and that he thinks a deal can be done but he's also setting new conditions for taking part.

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James Landale Article written by James Landale James Landale Deputy political editor

Policy costings: Battle of the nerds

The first skirmish of the new political year has been fought not on the NHS or immigration but on Labour's plans for the economy. And that is turf where Chancellor George Osborne is quite happy to tread.

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Mark D'Arcy Article written by Mark D'Arcy Mark D'Arcy Parliamentary correspondent

Week ahead

The parliamentary week ahead seems set to be dominated by the return of the so-called "snoopers' charter" to the Lords.

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