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Death stalks beauty queen

by Ed Beavan

COMMENTS by the Conservative MP Alan Duncan on the BBC satirical quiz Have I Got News For You drew more than 100 complaints.

Mr Duncan, Shadow Leader of the House of Commons and openly gay, talked of murdering Miss California, Carrie Prejean (above), who is 21, because she had said that “marriage should be between a man and a woman” when she was ques­tioned at the Miss America beauty pageant in which she was competing last week. She finished second. ...

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Thu 24 Jul 14 @ 9:40
Meriam Ibrahim, recently freed from a death sentence for apostasy in Sudan, has flown to Italy.

Tue 22 Jul 14 @ 9:59
RT @JustinWelbyPraying for the well-being of girls and progress at @GirlSummit #girlsummit, campaign against FGM and child/forced marriage very important