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The Chancellor Gordon Brown announced a new crackdown on terrorist financing today, targeting "dubious" charities used to transfer funds for terrorist groups.

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Brian Viner; Country Life

LETTER: Short measure

Sir: My father, a dairy farmer, has always worn shorts throughout the year because, he says, legs are easier to wash than trousers. Our local pest controller also wears shorts in winter to stop rats from running up his legs. Global warming is not the cause of every strange phenomenon.

City doubts Rentokil disposals will go ahead

Rentokil shares fell yesterday on the growing expectation that the support services company will not announce a significant disposals programme next week.

Wilde ousted as chief executive of Rentokil

The chief executive of Rentokil followed its chairman out of the door yesterday, completing a clean sweep of the top management at the pest control to tropical plants group.

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