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Daily Mail pay over £125K to Sally Morgan as an apology for calling her a ‘charlatan’…

June 20, 2013

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The Daily Mail today had to pay Sally Morgan £125k damages plus legal costs to avoid a lengthy libel battle because of a 2011 story alleging that she used a hidden earpiece to receive instructions from a backstage team. Some people are fail to understand the verdict, understandably. If the Mail said that Sally Morgan […]

Politits: Judging MPs for the fun of it

May 6, 2012

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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 […]

Iran: War on the horizon. A nation in the crosshairs?

March 22, 2012

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By John McCarthy (obviously…) IRAN gets a hard time from western powers. Despite unbecoming behavior towards non-Muslims, women, homosexuals and more Iran aren’t the worst out there, and the UK and USA are treating them unfairly. This probably is not a popular viewpoint but it annoys me how Iran are the villains of this century, well them, and politicians, and journalists, […]

Glasgow pulls the plug on “Chuggers”

March 13, 2012

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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, […]

The Sun: News or Tits?

August 4, 2011

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The Sun “The best for News, Sport, Showbiz, Celebrities“, is Britain’s best-selling newspaper. The question is: Why? The red-top is the crown jewel of Rupert Murdoch’s empire. In 2011, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations,  The Sun sold 3,001,822 copies. The closest competitors were the Daily Mail, 2,136,568 and the Daily Mirror, 1,194,097. The Sun outsold other papers […]