Tag: suspicion

Haven’t We Seen This Tactic Before?

It seems….familiar somehow: Last night the prince issued a strongly-worded denial, with Buckingham Palace saying ‘any suggestion of impropriety with underage minors is categorically untrue’. Hmmm, now where have I… *snaps fingers* Legend has it that LBJ, in one of…

Yes, And This Is Why Hoaxes Can Happen…

The family of a three-year-old girl, whose story of being asked to leave a KFC because the youngster’s facial scars were “scaring customers” went viral, are facing down claims that the entire thing was an elaborate hoax. Well, it’s not…

When You’re In A Hole, Stop Digging, Hans!

The Nuclear Security Summit is taking place in The Hague today and tomorrow, and has brought leaders from 53 countries together to discuss ways of combating nuclear terrorism. The catering company responsible for feeding the leaders and delegates has made…

Methinks They Do Protest Too Much…

An item in the Daily Mail’s Ephraim Hardcastle diary has engendered a stiff letter of complaint from a leading academic. Hardcastle (aka Peter Mackay) wrote on Wednesday: “Newsnight’s Guardian-trained editor, Ian Katz, is keen on diversity. So, two women were…

Slow Justice Is No Justice..?

The woman accused of attacking a shopper in a trolley rage incident in The Glades shopping centre last Christmas has been rebailed again. To the spring… Police first arrested the 31-year-old on suspicion of GBH on Boxing Day last year…