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Sir Keir Starmer
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Would Keir Starmer decriminalise drugs?

Labour leader backs Scotland’s move to soften laws on possession
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‘Climate policy is a new front in the US culture wars’

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‘Happy birthday Bob, you magnificent jerk’
Bob Dylan
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A pedestrian wearing a face-mask walks past graffiti declaring that 'the north is not a petri dish'.
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Could legalising cocaine solve Mexico’s drug problem?
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Could legalising cocaine solve Mexico’s drug problem?

Court approves recreational use for two people in landmark ruling hailed as ‘historic step’ in war on drugs
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Instant Opinion: Hong Kong is flashpoint in new cold war
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Instant Opinion: Hong Kong is flashpoint in new cold war

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30 Jul 2019
Mexican president ‘wants to disband entire army’
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Mexican president ‘wants to disband entire army’

Leftist leader faces stiff resistance to plans to put national security in the hands of the National Guard police force
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Second Philippine mayor gunned down in 24 hours
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Second Philippine mayor gunned down in 24 hours

Opposition blames ‘culture of violence’ created by President Duterte’s brutal war on drugs
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Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte calls for ICC mass exodus
Rodrigo Duterte
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Philippines’ Rodrigo Duterte calls for ICC mass exodus

‘Trump of the East’ has withdrawn from court after it launched an inquiry into extrajudicial killings
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