Tag: news

January 8, 2011

So there is justice in the world, after all. http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2011/jan/07/mps-expenses-david-chaytor-jailed. Hopefully the first of many, who fiddled their expenses while supposedly representing us in parliament. In particular, I liked the part where the judge refused to give him the usual 33% discount on his sentance…

December 21, 2010

Just look at this headline from the Daily Mail: “Revealed: The secret son Assange fathered with a girl of 17 – as he learned the dark arts of computer hacking in a rundown cottage” Spectacular stuff – until you read the article itself and discover…

September 8, 2010

This made me laugh, a Daily Mail article about the News of the World phone hacking allegations, illustrated by a picture of ex-editor and now government communications chief Andy Coulson. According to the caption, the picture was taken of him on his arrival at Downing…

August 27, 2010

You’ll need to have been following recent (UK) news to know why this amused me.

July 29, 2010

Remember when BP CEO, Tony Hayward, got into deep water with this statement: “The Gulf of Mexico is a very big ocean. The amount of volume of oil and dispersant we are putting into it is tiny in relation to the total water volume,” Seems…