Monthly Archives: June 2011

Change of PACE

Today’s newspapers are expressing great concern over the implications of District Judge Jonathon Finestein’s ruling on the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE). The rules are that the police must charge a suspect no later than 96 hours after … Continue reading

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For the uncommitted

To begin with, a short explanatory note… I know that many people consider the climate change arguments to be dull, boring and of no relevance to their lives and interests; we frequently hear it dismissed as little more than a … Continue reading

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Recent posts at IPB

I try to provide original posts for Independent Political Bloggers rather than copy from here. If you don’t regularly visit that site (admittedly, new posts can be infrequent but there is always the excellent blogroll to stimulate your interests), you … Continue reading

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Terrorism will not change our way of life*

Are you planning to travel through one of Britain’s airports tomorrow? It looks as though it may not be the fun-filled experience that you’ve come to love as it’s expected that 70% of the UK’s Border Agency (UKBA) staff will … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields Forever

Lovely Louise Gray is back in the Telegraph to tell us about Climate change resistant strawberries (the oceans are dying, the Maldives will disappear, all wildlife will become extinct, the seas will rise up to quench the burning landscape but … Continue reading

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Decline and Fall: No 10 in an occasional series

Is there any weather which does not cause problems for Britain’s railway ‘system’?

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A piece of the news unfit to print, apparently.

American Thinker reports an interesting development that I’ve not seen in our media:                       What chance that we can look forward to a similar bill in the UK? FX – … Continue reading

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Being cute could be bad for your health

First they brought you cute but deadly polar bears: confoundingly, their numbers increased in direct proportion to the number of stories telling us that they were all going to die. Then they brought you the cute but cuddly koala not-a-bear, … Continue reading

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An epitaph for the renewables industry

Geoffrey Lean – the Daily Telegraph’s venerable environmental correspondent – breathlessly (you wish!) brings us more exciting news from the renewable energy front. While attention has been focused on the Government’s overblown plans for expanding windpower (did Geoffrey really write … Continue reading

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There is a god..

.. and he’s Dutch. In a rare victory for the freedom of speech, Geert Wilders has been acquitted by the Amsterdam regional court on  five charges of hate speech and discrimination relating to his stand against the Islamification of the … Continue reading

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