Tag Archives: glasgow

Twilight of the Institutions

As I pointed out on Legal Eagle’s thread on this issue, I think it’s very important that we take violent crime more seriously than fraud or non violent property crime. Violence does things to people and communities that fraud does not, and eliding this difference or wishing it away will lead us to a situation […]

Tim o’Shanter

The leader of the Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales has brushed off any concerns that there is a lack of enthusiasm for the Pope’s visit. Archbishop Vincent Nichols said he was sure “Catholics are looking forward to this visit very much indeed”. The archbishop’s comments came after it was revealed that thousands of […]

He’s NOT the Messiah, he’s a very naughty boy!

Councillors in Glasgow have lifted an unofficial 30-year-old ban on the Monty Python film The Life of Brian. The council’s licensing and regulatory committee approved a request on Tuesday from Glasgow Film Theatre to show the biblical satire under a 15 certificate. Glasgow was one of 39 local authorities in the UK that refused to […]