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The political print

DAVID CAMERON was rightly lauded for extracting $4.15 billion (£2.8 billion) from the world’s richest nations to tackle child malnutrition at the London hunger summit. The UK, which already has an impressive track record of maintaining aid during austere times, has itself committed an additional £375m of core funding and £280m matched funding over the next…
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The political print

THE COALITION has reached the halfway stage of its term in office, and the promise to be “the greenest government ever” is proving a heavy burden to carry.   In the government’s recent mid-term review document, the first acknowledgement of the pledge is conveniently tucked away on page 18, quickly followed by the ominous caveat that “in…
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Chefs support action on milk price

JAMIE OLIVER and Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall have thrown their weight behind the NFU’s SOS Dairy campaign calling for action on the current milk price crisis.   The pair today issued a joint letter to The Times saying they are “shocked” that many British dairy farmers are receiving less money for their milk than it costs to…
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