Other than a couple of days last week, I have been in hospital for the past three weeks. First Sepsis, then the effects of the attempts to cure me of that. I am now the original Christmas Turkey –Continue reading →
40 year-old Georgina Ray decided that the only possible reasonContinue reading →
As the supermarket concept developed in the UK in the 1950s, the appearance of brand names developed as well and were designed to be colourful, eye-catching and distinctive.
Buying a supermarket withContinue reading →
Last Thursday, as you were rushing about buying Easter eggs, the beleaguered staff at Slater & Gordon were more worried about their Easter pay cheque.
They were due to be paid on the morning of theContinue reading →
Legal regulators in Victoria, Australia, have woken up to the dangers posed to ‘vulnerable clients’ byContinue reading →
Around midnight last night, Ms Raccoon’s e-mail pinged with an exceptional morsel from Tom Winnifrith, the experienced and multi-talented financial journalist who was responsible for uncovering the frauds that lay at the heart of Rob Terry’s empire. ThatContinue reading →
Every single working day of the past year; every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday – and come to that – most Saturdays for good measure, a senior and specially trained police officer of the gender requested byContinue reading →
Long ago, there was a country club with a golf course called ‘Quindell’. A man called Rob Terry ran it, despite his previous company, Innovation Group, apparently vanishing up its own backside – leaving him some £12 million toContinue reading →
And we’re off and running again, searching for that elusive item, a genuine example of ‘truly awful, dreadful child abuse’ as reported to Operation Yewtree, amongst the additional 20 children’s homes:
In this age of Internet trial, the dead are truly Damned. The slurping sound you can hear on the cyber waves is the sound of a thousand career conspiracy theorists licking their lips at the thought ofContinue reading →
It used to be that we said ‘What happens in the US this week, will follow in the UK next week’ – but recently we have been following in the footsteps, closely in the footsteps, of Australia. TheContinue reading →
How Savile’s niece’s demand for compensation led to police fraud probe: Her own daughter says story is false…how many more of the 211 claims for vast payments will police investigate?
- Caroline Robinson claimed great-uncle Savile
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Back last November, an excitable Alan Collins of Pannone, once a proudly independent Manchester law firm of some repute, but now a mere sub-division of the global Brobdingnagian Slater and Gordon, was breathlessly announcing that he was getting ‘freshContinue reading →
Mr Justice Scales judgment in the case brought by the ‘Savile’ charities against the National Westminster Bank has just been published.
Of particular note is the following sentence:
In the event, to meet theseContinue reading →
Back from my hols, and fully refreshed, so it is back to work.
A lot has happened over the past week, and I have been busy researching in England. LetContinue reading →
Twitter is enduring a multi-orgasm this morning; positively trembling at the knees. An army of Observer reading foot soldiers have taken to the airwaves to protest at the apparent ‘news’ that the BBC ‘turned a blind eyeContinue reading →