Tag: fear and loathing

Charmed Life…

Carol Rita Howard, 41, worked on a short-term contract as an investigator for the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) which she later took to an employment tribunal. She sent 101 emails from her work account to her personal account which…

Are These Views Beyond The Pale, Then..?

The BBC has said it will no longer use the pundit Craig Ramage after the former midfielder criticised… The government? The fat cat football chiefs? No, don’t be silly. Those are all fair game: …Derby County’s “young black lads”, saying…

The Eternal Victims…

What were they doing? Hurling abuse? Assaulting people? And….wait. Since when do you need an invitation to turn up at a taxi rank, anyway?   Oh no! Not the leaflets! Oh, the humanity! The thread isn’t exactly generating the outpouring…

I Guess We Now Know Who They Work For….

…and it isn’t ‘the best interests of the UK’: Sir Bryan, who was a leading university professor, wanted to give £800,000 to Winchester in Hampshire and £400,000 to Dulwich in south London. A Winchester spokesman said: ‘Acceptance of a bequest…

Back You Go To Obscurity, Then….

Not that failure teaches her anything: Although young people would keep striking, Thunberg said, they wanted to stop – if governments made credible promises and showed a willingness to act. “We can’t go on like this; it is not sustainable…

How Long Will This Last..?

A bus company has responded to calls from a health chief to ban eating on public transport. But wait! Not as you might think… Brighton and Hove Buses said it did not promote “smelly food” but would not look at…

It’s Entirely Possible That Both Are True…

As pressure mounts on the Met Police and IOPC over the Henriques Report, the good old ‘Guardian’ provides the IOPC DG with a forum to whine about how unfair it is to criticise his organisation: Henriques himself states in his…

Buon Lavoro, Italia!

Italy has rejected a record 24,800 asylum applications in the last four months, and aid groups say hardline policies introduced by the rightwing populist government are beginning to have a devastating effect on migrants in the country. The rejections were…

Why I Love Twitter Pt 1….

Because it gives you a glimpse into the world they don’t want to show in fly-on-the-wall feelgood documentaries about the emergency services.