Tag: warnings

Tell Us Again How The NHS Is Short Of Money..

Mental healthcare specialists missed five opportunities to complete suicide risk assessments on an 18-year-old girl in the three months before she was fatally hit by a train, an inquest heard today. Oh, goodness! Must be those ‘lack of resources’ we’re…

Out Of (Goose)Step..?

Once a model Social Democrat community where the poor in Germany’s Weimar Republic found help and support, the small town of Freital, just south of Dresden, has become a byword for German racism and intolerance. Replacing those old bywords like…

Why Do Progressives Hate Real Progress..?

When construction on New York City’s famous High Line began in 2006, the project to turn a remnant of the industrial age into a post-industrial garden and tourist attraction appeared innovative, but potentially very risky. Indeed so. And now it’s…

Thin End Of The Wedge..?

Applying to roles deemed “safety-critical”, a host of employees from lorry drivers to binmen and lollipop ladies are being checked using breathalysers and swipes of their skin. Failure or refusal to take a test is regarded as a disciplinary matter.…

Airbrushing The Past…

…because of hurt feelings: When the government called on them to leave their homes and fight overseas in two world wars, the men of Greenwood answered – black and white alike. And when they fell in battle they were remembered…

An Army Of …. What?

Plumbers, heating engineers and meter installers should alert the authorities when they visit a “dangerously cold home” in order to help reduce the toll of winter deaths, new NHS guidelines say. Because the news that your gas fitter or plumber…

Coming Soon To Streets Near You..!

Police officers who can’t run fast enough to catch a cold, but are wonderfully diverse! Unfit police officers could be allowed to take a graded stroll on a treadmill instead of a gruelling bleep test under news plans being considered.…

The Abolition Of Justice In The UK…

At the police and the Crown Prosecution Service’s first joint initiative on rape, prosecutors said they had established an emerging pattern of behaviour where rapists constructed “false narratives” after the crime. One technique described involved rapists contacting victims the next…