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News

First £1000 train ticket. Or technically two – it’s a return. Strange thing is my last trip home cost me possibly the least I’d ever paid. Six years ago I was paying around £100 to get back to Cornwall but … Continue reading

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£9m to log ‘domestic tororists’. Whatever you’re feelings on if this is right or wrong, the fact that it wasn’t really what they were supposed to be doing is worrying. “Acpo’s national infrastructure for dealing with domestic extremism was set … Continue reading

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Charlie Brooker targets ‘journalist’ Jan Moir over a nasty homophobic article about Stephen Gately. Nicely done Mr Brooker. I wonder when journalists will start to realise that the days of being able to write stuff without consequences are gone. Where … Continue reading

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No point linking to any news articles on the Balloon Boy story as it’s all over the interweb, but watching the father squirm when it looks like the kid has admitted it was a hoax is priceless. You can see … Continue reading

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Big Brother Bus is watching you. Or will be.

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Female students a perk of the job!? I have no real problem with the underlying idea. Men are – on the whole – randy buggers who will have a bit of a peak at a good looking woman if given … Continue reading

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Interesting

Witness Confident. Interesting idea. Using Google Maps to create a tool to map street crime could be very useful. You’d be able to see where the crime hotspots are near you, especially as many muggings and the like go unreported … Continue reading

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10$ tourism tax to get into the States coming soon? Best comment I found on Digg “The $10 from every tourist may almost be enough to overcome the terrible PR caused by charging $10 from every tourist. It’s brilliant.”

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1,000 cameras ‘solve one crime’. What I can never understand is how in an age when every phone comes with a 5MP camera and storage is cheap as chips, images from CCTV are always so bloody naff?

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Looks like the £6 a year tax on landline rental is being shelved for a while. Also turns out that it might have been a last minute add in the first place so could well end up dying a death. … Continue reading

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