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Grandmother mugged on holiday in Scotland

It appears that the nation’s favourite grandmother was mugged while on holiday in the Scottish Highlands. The incident occurred on 28th August at Balmoral Castle, Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire. The courts are currently looking for the alleged offender who was wearing … Continue reading

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The Good Friday Agreement

The Good Friday Agreement (GFA) or to give it its proper title – The Belfast Agreement: An Agreement Reached at the Multi-Party Talks on Northern Ireland. For those too busy to read it or those in government sadly too busy … Continue reading

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GATT24 Not An Option

The current Hard Brexit debate centres around the use of GATT24 to avoid a Hard Brexit – that is crashing out of the EU and all the trade deals we are a party to as part of the EU. Article … Continue reading

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Danny Baker, Shoots, Misses, Fired

The BBC has just fired Danny Baker for his now deleted tweet – a picture of a couple with a monkey dressed up in a suit with reference to the Royal birth. His explanation rings hollow – as the intent … Continue reading

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Feudalism & Tribes

This is an odd blog post, but something to ponder. As most of us can feel our society in the UK and most other countries we can think of are divided and disjointed. We have Brexit, the far-right, the far-left … Continue reading

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The Brexit Political Vacuum

As Brexit slows and starts to stall the 2016 referendum seems a long way away. Trade deals have proved elusive as other countries wait to see our fate – and then strike a bargain with an increasingly desperate government. Very … Continue reading

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The Bercow Blinder

So the dust is settling (though not the tempers) on John Bercow’s decision to allow an amendment by Tory MP Dominic Grieve. The amendment means that the government now needs to present within three working days a Plan B – … Continue reading

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The Brexit Political Declaration

The Brexit Political Declaration has turned up just in time for Christmas – it has all the rigour of a Christmas present list written to Santa. The reality is that all the key points have been booted into the long … Continue reading

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The GDPR Bandwagon

So hopefully you remember the supposed millennium bug Y2K that was going to eat up and destroy all computers, servers and all the software on these machines – because it didn’t really happen. It wasn’t so much a hoax as … Continue reading

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Drive Like Death

Recent media reports have highlighted the extent of use of mobile phones while driving – as if we needed news items to tell us this. If you are driving (and actually driving) you can easily spot the vehicles in front … Continue reading

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