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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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Rise of Adblockers and Goodbye to Free

So Apple (not unexpectedly) dropped a bit of a bomb on the Internet industry with the latest software update iOS9. For the first time Apple is allowing ad-blocking apps for iPhones. These simple and quick downloads allow all ads, tracking … Continue reading

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When legally correct is incorrect

Tour operator Thomas Cook has been found to have breached their duty of care by an inquest jury. Their breach led to the deaths of Bobby Shepherd, aged six and Christi Shepherd, aged 7, almost nine years ago. The crisis … Continue reading

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Legal Aid for the 1%

The courts in London have never been busier. Our legal system is rightly admired the world over for its independence and fairness, whether the case is commercial or of a personal nature, (divorce). In fact our legal system is so … Continue reading

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