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In the news

Other than vaguely thinking about my trip to Turkey in July, I’ve not been thinking much about the recent volcano stuff going on (I refuse to use the word chaos as they use it in every news story related to … Continue reading

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The Falkland islanders look forward to a prosperous future whilst Argentina starts making more noise. To be honest after reading about paco abuse in Argentina (a cocaine byproduct mixed with suphuric acid, glue, crushed glass and rat poison) I think … Continue reading

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Body scanner will be compulsory. Who would have thought it. A suspicious person might think the recent rise of UK threat level to severe was done just to justify such a move. Maybe I’ll just use the Eurostar – well … Continue reading

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What do you think the number one thing is that the Haitian people need right now after the terrible earthquake? Food? Water? Medicine? Shelter? Nah, ‘solar powered audio bible’ of course! D’uh. Earthquake survivors get solar-powered bibles. “Peoples’ houses are … Continue reading

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The worlds tallest building – the Burj Dubai – is about to open and whilst I know that most of Dubai has been built on the back of slave labour (for all intents and purposes), the whole place must be … Continue reading

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Lord Adonis says 2010 will be year of high-speed rail. “Building work could begin in 2017, with the first trains running in 2025, and the scheme could cost £60bn.” So not exactly 2010 really. I know these things have to … Continue reading

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Tony Blair – “It’s not true that nobody likes me”. Sure Tony, sure. I bet everyone loves you for starting a war in Iraq and earning £7 million a year. What’s not to like?

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The BBC Have Your Say discussions are virtually always a pointless waste of time – I usually only read for the amusement value of how thick some people are (lots of proof here). I mean will letting Joe Public spout … Continue reading

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Filming buildings for fun and being ‘cocky’ are enough to get you arrested apparently. Now there may be times when questioning people is legitimate if they are acting suspicously (you notice the key point there, actually identifying some suspicious behaviour). … Continue reading

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Bye bye international students?

Whilst trying to appear tough on immigration in the run up to a general election, Gordon Brown has announced plans to review the student visa system – again. Instead of questioning whether properly scrutinising visa applications and international students’ finances … Continue reading

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