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The fragrance is called mysterieuse, and combines hints of Moroccan roses with sensual notes of jasmine and ylang-ylang. It does not feature playful allusions to torture or subtle hints of prisoners being boiled alive, but perhaps it should.
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Policy influenced 'where we think they have legitimate concerns'
Senior executives at Bell Pottinger claimed they could arrange meetings with the Business Secretary's special adviser on behalf of a client.
Bell Pottinger boasted of its "links" to the Royal Family to potential clients representing a brutal central Asian dictatorship and suggested that it might be able to organise a royal tour of the country on their behalf.
Britain is gaining a reputation as an international centre of image laundering, with the lack of regulation meaning that PR companies can represent the most repressive regimes without public scrutiny.