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Ottavio Quattrocchi dies in Italy, But the Scandal alive in Delhi
The  Bofors scam accused Italian businessman  Ottavio Quattrocchi died after a heart attack in Milan. He was 72.   Quattrocchi,who is more popular in India than Italy , was accused of being the middleman in the Bofors scandal which hit the Indian politics for a long time. His alleged proximity to  Gandhi family was a talk in New Delhi for more than three decades. There was a case against him for his  alleged role in th

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Coalition government pledge audit set to be published
David Cameron and Nick Clegg are set to publish a dossier detailing progress on hundreds of pledges made by the coalition government. The document is expected to show that the vast majority of aims have been met but acknowledge some have been miss

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Birmingham prison: 'More sex offender space needed'
The justice minister has been urged to provide extra space at HMP Birmingham to cope with the rising number of sex offenders being sent there. The Independent Monitoring Board said the jail was struggling to cope with more historical sex offence

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Private firms 'to take on probation services'
An overhaul of the probation service in England and Wales will see low risk offenders supervised by the private sector, the government is to announce. Justice Secretary Chris Grayling will unveil plans to let security firms and voluntary groups m

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