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Department for Culture, Media and Sport

It is the department responsible for the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, and helps to drive the Digital Economy. Its aim is to improve the quality of life for all through cultural and sporting activities, to support the pursuit of excellence and to champion the tourism, creative and leisure industries.

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Labour leader Ed Miliband reveals his new shadow cabinet
He has promoted six of the 2010 intake, claiming to bring forward ''a new generation of Labour talent''

Olympics ''will challenge security services''
Mary Calam from the Home Office speaks at Public Service Events' Public Security and Counter-Terrorism conference

''Take counter-terrorism role off the Met''
The Home Office should give the responsibility for counter-terrorism to the New National Crime Agency, say MPs

House to be Met's new commissioner?
Tim Godwin, Bernard Hogan-Howe, Sir Hugh Orde and Stephen House are all in the running for the job

Minister urges remote working during Olympics
Londoners told to find different ways of working during the 2012 Olympic Games, including making use of technology


We have to listen to the word on the street
We are living in a society that has become gutless and immoral, led by government that has no vision for young people, says Sheldon Thomas. Politicians have been wasting time – he asks why did it take the looting of shops to open their eyes?

Christine BeddoeThe business of slavery
Christine Beddoe highlights the training needed to address some of the difficulties for public sector agencies in tackling child trafficking and abuse – particularly relevant in light of the potential increase resulting from opportunities presented by the Olympics

Cameron''It's going to be tough but I'm optimistic''
Let's turn this time of challenge into a time of opportunity, the Prime Minister David Cameron told the Conservative Party conference in Manchester. Here's his full speech