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DWP blames cancer woman for getting cancer

DWP blames cancer woman for getting cancer

The Department of Work and Pensions has told a terminally ill woman that she is to blame for getting cancer. A letter by Chris Nelson appeared on the social networking site Facebook told of how the DWP refused disability allowance to the woman because they claimed that she was responsible for contracting a rare form of bone cancer called Sarcoma,[Read More...]

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No criminal charges for cop who tasered innocent blind man after mistaking his white stick for sword

A police officer who tasered a blind man after mistaking his white walking stick for a samurai sword will not face criminal charges, the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has revealed. Colin Farmer was hit by a 50,000-volt taser in the street after police mistook his walking stick for a sword. Victim Colin Farmer, 63, said he was “stunned” that there[Read More...]