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Woolwich terror attack: Internet monitoring is now urgent for MI5 and MI6 to fight 'mayhem', says Defence Secretary Philip Hammond

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Philip Hammond, Defence Secretary, broke cabinet ranks to suggest that there was “real sense of anger” among voters over the legislation to allow gay weddings

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