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Simon Wood was due to appear in court again this Friday but was found dead on August 18th after being struck by a train

Letter: Principled defector

Sir: Whilst Shaun Woodward is entitled to change his opinions, if he were truly a man of principle he would allow the electorate in his constituency to decide whether or not they regard Mr Hague's opposition to the promotion of homosexuality in schools as being the view of a right-wing extremist.

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A famous sporting double was celebrated on 21 June, 1970. In Mexico City a majestic Brazilian team swept to victory in football's World Cup, beating Italy 4-1 in the final, while further north, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, British golfer Tony Jacklin surprised the world when he won the US Open Championship. This how the Daily Mirror's John Smith relayed the news of Jacklin's triumph.

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New Age beauty products claim to heal the soul. What tosh.

Davies put into hot seat

LIKE EMPLOYEES at a car factory facing redundancies, or at an Asian bank enduring the fall-out from financial meltdown, the 200-odd staff of the Football Association will today be gathered together and reassured, by the company's new acting head, that the crisis will pass.

Letter: Why peers must go

Sir: It would be a sad commentary on the state of politics in our country if one of the consequences of the rejection by the House of Lords of the "closed list" system for the European elections were for the Government to act like a spiteful teenager who has not got his/her way.

Moments of madness

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Letter: Keep your shirt in

Sir: With regard to H James's concern about shirt tails (Letter, 10 November), I recall reading that the shirt tail was originally long enough to be pulled between the legs and up at the front.

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