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Budget 2009: Economy turnaround by 2010

A daring and contentious budget speech by UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling was punctuated with an interesting promise: the UK economy is set to grow at the start of next year. Speaking in the Commons, Darling said that GDP will grow 1.25 per cent by 2010 and climb …

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Byron Review published next week

The Department for Children, Schools and Families has told MCV that Tanya Byron’s Review into violence in modern media is to be published next Thursday, March 27th. The paper is widely expected to recommend a ‘cinema style’ unified ratings system for games – which could spell the end for either …

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Modern games feature virtual rape, MP tells Parliament

MP for Leicester East Keith Vaz has put forward the questionable claim that players can rape women” in modern games to Parliament. Vaz was speaking in support of of Conservative MP Julian Brazier’s Private Member’s Bill on Friday – which seeks to introduce an official governmental body that can challenge …

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