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Man acquitted of balcony fall death

Man acquitted of balcony fall death

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In Tel Aviv I had my worst encounter with customs officials. They took everything apart - my records, clothes, shoes, everything. There was this backlash against dance culture in Israel at the time of my visit. I played at a party for 5,000 people during the clamp-down. As a result, I think they might have wanted to give me, or any DJ, a going over."

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MIKE OLDFIELD TUBULAR BELLS 3 HORSE GUARDS PARADE LONDON

Tour firms cash in on `yob culture'

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Pop & Jazz: Auntie gets down on the dancefloor

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Not wild youth, just sad old Brits

Britain is still a long way from being in a state where the rest of the world would welcome it

Party animals spread through the Med

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It's a disgrace

The vice-consul calls them `depraved' while tabloids condemn their clubs as `pornographic'. Yes, thousands of young Brits on Ibiza are having the time of their lives. By Alister Morgan

Letter: Terror of a Bill

Sir: You report that the so-called Terror Bill will provide that the uncorroborated evidence of a single individual (a policeman) will suffice to convict someone of being a member of a banned group. Such a provision must be absolutely contrary to the need for justice to be seen to be done. This part of the Bill will make very bad law and safe verdicts are very unlikely to result. It has the side-effect of converting the police into a prosecution service and makes the dissolution of the Royal Ulster Constabulary ever more likely.

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