Tag Archives: iraq war

Knave of Hearts

Former US Vice-President Dick Cheney has had a heart transplant and is now recovering in hospital, his office has said. It said the surgery had been carried out on Saturday at the Inova Fairfax Hospital in Virginia. Mr Cheney, 71, has had heart problems for much of his adult life, suffering five heart attacks since […]

The Blair B*tch Project

Tony Blair today attacked claims that this summer’s riots were fuelled by “moral decline” and warned that talk of a broken society risked damaging Britain’s reputation. In a rare intervention into domestic politics, the former Prime Minister issued a stark warning that ”muddle-headed analysis” of the recent riots by left and right-wing politicians was in […]

Dining Out on the Dead

The Royal British Legion has dropped the News of the World as its campaigning partner and expressed ”revulsion” at the latest phone hacking revelations. The charity said it took the decision following the disclosure that bereaved relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan may have had their phones hacked by a private investigator working […]

You wouldn’t read about it

A Muslim protester accused of calling soldiers murderers at a parade claims he did not intend to upset anyone. Munim Abdul told Luton magistrates he did not expect to cause offence because his group had spoken “the truth”. Seven men deny using threatening, abusive or insulting words and behaviour likely to cause harassment, alarm and […]

BLiar: Warmonger by his own admission

It would have been right to remove Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein even without evidence that he had weapons of mass destruction, Tony Blair has said. The former UK prime minister said it was the “notion” of Saddam as a threat to the region which tilted him in favour of the invasion of Iraq in 2003. […]