Tag: You have Got to be Joking!

You Helped Make This Bed…

…so don’t whinge that the pillow is hard and the mattress lumpy: We’ve all been there. Not just women, either. Who can forget Jasper Carrot’s routine of ‘the nutter on the bus’..? But of course, Harriet thinks that as a…

Mind Your Language…

I rarely find myself disagreeing with Louise Casey. She is one of few in the government who consistently and bravely speaks out about social and cultural issues in an honest and straightforward manner. Many of her recommendations on integration and…

Sympathy Level Approaches Zero…

A City IT worker who lost both of his legs after falling through the gap between train and platform on his commute home is suing for almost £2 million in damages. Did a carriage floor give way? Abellio is fighting…

The Spell Of Filthy Lucre…

I was pleased when my seven-year-old son went Harry Potter crazy. Having never read to himself before, he was suddenly racing through book after book, his bedside light on late into the night. Never read anything before? Hmmm. Really? I’d…

Drains On The Economy…

Devastated friends of Daniella Obeng, 32…said the mother-of-one was forced to look for work overseas after her benefits were cut. She had been living with a brain tumour and epilepsy meaning she suffered ‘silent seizures’. But Ms Obeng, from Manchester,…

‘Just A Traffic Accident’…

‘…nothing to see here, move along…’ Banker Greg King, who was walking with his friend Georgie Sheard in the area, claims he was the first person to call the police after nearly being hit by the vehicle. The 22-year-old told…

Is It ‘Cos I Is Black?

Judge Paul Tain dismissed the 48-year-old’s application on Wednesday, ordering Green, of Berriedale Drive, Sompting, to be sentenced for his crimes next month. Green junior, 20, of no fixed address, is already serving time behind bars in a young offenders’…