Jeremy Corbyn was "shocked" and demanded that the ministry of defence find out who was responsible. Theresa May has called it "clearly unacceptable" despite having not seen the footage. Defence secretary Gavin Williamson said it was a 'troubling video". Conservative MP Tom Tugendhat, said the video was "disgraceful". Rory Stewart, Conservative minister for prisons, said … Continue reading War crimes
On the morning of 12th March 1864 a 17 year old boy rescued a kitchen table from the side of a Sheffield street. The remarkable story of how it came to be there would eventually be debated by Queen Victoria herself. That 17 year old boy was my great great grandfather and I still have … Continue reading The forgotten flood
Local authorities claim that there is no correlation between increasing charges at tips, the refusal of dump-it sites to accept any hazardous materials and the fly tipping epidemic in the British countryside. Well I beg to differ. When the government decided that cfc's in fridges were causing the hole in the ozone layer, and subsequently … Continue reading Fly tipping
It was Mark Twain who once said "If voting made any difference, they wouldn't let us do it." He was right, or so the British parliament thought when they set up what should have been an impossible to lose vote on the UK remaining part of the European union. Nobody, or so they thought, was … Continue reading Death of democracy?
If you didn't think this world could get any more piss bonkers, fucking looney toons than it already was, allow me to introduce Dr Rachel Mckinnon. The bi-cycling "woman" has entered the record books as the first transgender world champion, after winning the womens track cycling world championships sprint in Los Angeles last year. She … Continue reading Transgender sports wo/men
This has to be one of the best ideas yet. Of all the options available for extracting gas, the government have deemed fracking to be a safe and viable way of achieving this. Despite telling us for years, that wind, nuclear and solar power are the only way forward, they seem to have made a … Continue reading Fracking
The TV license in the UK will rise to £154.50 from 1st April 2019. It is however, not a licence to watch TV, as it misleadingly suggests. It is a licence to watch the propaganda channels that are the BBC. All two of them! At the time of writing I have a choice of two … Continue reading TV Licensing