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Westminster Child Abuse Cover Up Scandal

I’ve just had this very disturbing email from Mary Fitzgerald at Avaaz. Considering everything going on in my little world recently, this is a topic very close to my heart. 638 more words

Russian Leaders On A Broken-Down Train Joke – Rewritten For Leaders Of The British Conservative Party

by Martin Odoni

Please note: If you haven’t heard the original version of this very, very famous old joke before, it has been popular in Russia for decades, and there are many variants of it. 459 more words


The End of A Great - Brandon Minichiello on the End of William Hague

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Last week William Hague resigned from his post as Foreign Secretary to take up the more gentle role of Leader of the Commons.   488 more words

David Cameron

The Power of Complaining

Monday, as I was going down my newsfeed on Facebook, I noticed how many people were having the worst day ever. This seems to happen at the beginning of every week, some people even call it “Manic Monday”. 407 more words

Life In General

Not such a monstrous regiment


Lewes, as this blog has previously pointed out, tends on occasion towards the alternative or controversial – which is fine by me. So, no surprise that this past weekend’s Lewes Speakers Festival featured contributions from, or about, Peter Hain, Edward Snowden, Polly Toynbee and Jonathan Meades. 1,072 more words


HANDBAGGED at Vaudeville Theatre

I expected just a comedy but HANDBAGGED by Moira Buffini at the Vaudeville Theatre in the West End is very clever. The play is set around the private audiences between the Queen and Margaret Thatcher. 130 more words


' Tories Plan To Make Striking Illegal Unless Given 50 Percent Approval by Members '

#AceWorldNews – BRITAIN (London) – July 19 – The Tories are planning the most significant crackdown on union strikes since Margaret Thatcher’s reign. Criminal offences for picketing and a demand unions seek 50 per cent approval from their members prior to industrial action are key. 409 more words