The Sunday Mirror is standing in the icy water of voter disillusionment with Nulabour governance this morning, fiddling with its flies and trying to hook a Grayling. A knee jerk reaction of partisan politics at its worst; ‘they’ve got
In The Sunday Times today (22nd February 2009) we read of Mr. Brown’s intention to rubber stamp – “as part of a blitz of initiatives designed to save the banking system” measures including “Permission for the Bank of
This morning, Richard Branson was nabbed for the Today programme on Radio 4. He was spotted in a corridor as he walked through Broadcasting House trying to publicise the 25th anniversary of Virgin Atlantic.
Samuel Reid-Wentworth is just the latest victim of the fashionable concept of ‘care in the community’; with pejorative and value laden words like ‘a cowardly attack’ and ‘pre-meditated killing’ ringing in his ears, hopefully he has finally found the treatment
The UK police terrorism arrest statistics (excluding Northern Ireland) from 11 September 2001 – 31 March 2007 show 1228 arrests were made of whom 699 were released without charge. The statistics do not however detail how many people were threatened
A Scottish pensioner is suing RBS for negligence in preparing the information which persuaded him to buy to buy £1.282 worth of RBS shares – which are now worth a paltry £120. He claims that had they told
Once we had game shows to evaluate and reward our knowledge of trivia, and competitive sports to reward our physical ability. Then came the reality show. The conventional wisdom is that audiences flock to reality shows because they enjoy the
(Una )Musings has an excellent piece on the Contact Point database, Labour’s Orwellian plan to regulate every aspect of the way in which a child is raised, including chilling statements such as ‘refusal to
There is much squawking and clucking as fattened chickens noisily return to the safety of their roost. Jostling for space, those on the highest perches are pecking bloody holes in the late comers who thought they had a reserved space.
Lord Pearson of Rannoch invited the Dutch Freedom Party MP Geert Wilders to present his controversial film Fitna to the House of Lords. Highly regarded amongst some factions, Fitna is a film attempting to explain the divisions in society caused by the Koran and Islamists.
This week we have all been able to watch as some ‘former’ bank executives have wriggled, squirmed, bleated and whined under aggressive questioning by the Treasury Select Committee; the qualifications, practices, manoeuvres, motives, fine-dining habits and honesty of these