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Yes, the Daily Mail Really Does Hate Everyone

[SL: once again, brought over from Thoughts on Liberty, and written in response to some of the Daily Mail’s customary nastiness. As you may recall, I wrote a piece on the gleeful crowing engaged in by the left over the death of Margaret Thatcher. I thought that was appalling, and so is this: people are […]

Cameron’s First Law of Twitter Personified

Shadow Health Minister Diane Abbott has apologised for any offence caused by comments she made on Twitter, after claims they were racist. She said she had not meant to generalise when she wrote: ”White people love playing ‘divide & rule’” … In a statement, Ms Abbott said: “I apologise for any offence caused. I understand people have interpreted […]

To Plate the King

Good News: Part 3 will probably be postponed until the official enquiry or criminal prosecutions – whichever comes first.

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The last edition of the News of the World has been published, its front page declaring: “Thank you & goodbye.” In a full-page editorial the paper offers an apology. “Quite simply, we lost our way,” it says. Publisher News International axed the 168-year-old tabloid in the wake of phone-hacking allegations last week. Scotland Yard Assistant […]

Change You Can’t Believe In

UK Labour leader Ed Miliband has said his party’s leadership lost touch both with its own members and the public. In a speech to the national policy forum, Mr Miliband proposed reforms aimed at making the party less insular and its decision-making more open. He said the Labour Party “can only win if we change” […]