Tag: warnings

All Your Body Are Belong To Us!

Families are unfairly blocking organ donation from dead relatives who wanted to make the gift of life, claims a leading expert in ethics. Why do I always see that phrase, ‘leading expert in ethics’ and know I’m going to see…

Truth In Advertising..?

West Mercia police has apologised for a poster campaign which an anti-rape charity called “inappropriate.” Good lord! What did it say?   Oh. Well, who could object to that? Worcestershire Rape and Sexual Abuse Support Centre claimed the Safe Night…

Give A Dog (Campaigner) A Bad Name…

Scores of people are to take to the streets of Nottingham this weekend in protest against dangerous dog legislation. Good! Protesting that it’s useless and doesn’t go far enough, I presume? Rescue workers and dog lovers alike are demonstrating against…

See? It’s Our Society At Fault, Really….

Jonathan Harker desperately attempts to deflect the recent bad publicity for Muslims: How did middle-aged Asian men from tight-knit communities even come into contact with white teenage girls in Rochdale? The main cultural relevance in this story is that vulnerable,…

White Is Right!

But only when it comes to milk, of course. At least, according to Anna M Clark (president of EarthPeople, in case you were wondering. No ‘take me to your leader!’ jokes, please..): “Why are the children drinking pink milk?” asked…

Behold iDave’s Brand New Tory Party!

It appears to be chock full of loons: “3.1 Everyone in, or aspiring to, a position of public responsibility and everyone in a position to influence the public, including entertainers etc, should be asked to sign a voluntary pledge not…

Call My Bluff: Junior Edition

When I saw this report, I had to double-check the date to make sure it wasn’t someone at the ‘Mail’ jumping the gun with an ‘April Fool’: A Government initiative to test school literacy levels will see more than 500,000…

Moving Those Goalposts….

Children are still exposed to the same level of junk food advertising despite tighter regulations, research suggests. Eh? Are companies breaching the regulations, then? Newcastle University academics said 6.1% of adverts seen by children were about junk food before the…

An Era Of ‘Digital Medicines’..?

An edible microchip that records the precise details of a patient’s pill regime will be available in Britain by the end of year following a commercial deal that opens the door to an era of digital medicines. A useful application…

A Worrying Prediction From You-Know-Who…

Democratic socialists, republicans, feminists, anti-racists, egalitarians are in for a bad year. Worrying? Surely, this is good news? Well, no. You see, the person making that prediction is none other than Yasmin Alibhai-Brown. And she’s hardly ever right about anything……