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This is a personal post by the editor of The New Observer. I’ve just signed up for a ‘permanent’ job &...
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Your editor went for a job interview the other day – at a Higher Education public sector organisation which will r...
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At least one of the attackers on the 7/7 London Tube bombings was known to the intelligence services.  Khalid Masood ...
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