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Politits: Judging MPs for the fun of it

May 6, 2012


DESPITE Labour councilors making a momentous comeback against the coalition in the 2012 local authority elections, the only true winner was voter apathy, and humour. VOTER APATHY Turnouts as small as 24.7% in Manchester ,  26.2% in Coventry, 23.25% in Nottingham , 27.65% in Birmingham  and 24.12% in Bristol all helped contribute to Britain’s shameful average turnout of around 30%. There are many reasons why […]

Glasgow pulls the plug on “Chuggers”

March 13, 2012


GLASGOW City Council will more closely regulate Glasgow street fundraisers next month by decreasing the days and locations the collectors can operate to prevent aggressive fundraising. The new voluntary agreement aims to improve the image of the city’s charity collectors and the experience for shoppers as street fundraisers, a great source of annoyance to commuters, […]

Paul McCartney and Nancy Shevell to “Come Together” in matrimony.

October 9, 2011


Paul McCartney otherwise known as Sir James Paul McCartney, MBE… is to be married for the third time today. New Yorker, Nancy Shevell, 51, who is an heiress to a trucking fortune is the lucky woman. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was a high-profile guest at the London ceremony. This got me thinking about how much I love the […]

Redundant Soldiers? Liam Fox’s Bright Idea

September 2, 2011


If you were chosen to force redundancy upon a certain group of people, who would be the worst group to break the news to? Bankers, builders, office workers? Or soldiers…? By 2020, Defence Secretary, Liam Fox  has vowed to cut around 1/10 of the British armed forces. At the moment the army consists of around 140,000 […]