Tag: Lousy journalism

If At First You Don’t Succeed…

…well, then it’s just time to give up! Mihal Dobrev, 37, of East Hanningfield Road, Rettendon, was charged with murdering Denis Petkov just before midnight on Saturday, March 11. He had denied the charge at a previous court hearing. However,…

It’s Not ‘Your Share’…

Dial, based in Southernhay, Basildon, is the latest south Essex charity to go after Basildon Council withdrew crucial funding. Jan Stevens, the charity’s boss, said: “We are very, very upset. We are due to shut at the end of April.…

Owen Jones Goes To The Seaside

As part of my journey through the leave-supporting areas, I have come to Brexitland-on-Sea. He means South Thanet. The beauty does indeed jar with the visible signs of decline. “If you’re on the harbour looking at the sea, you could…

He says: ‘I was horrified, of course, but it was clearly a ridiculous mistake. I thought it would all quickly be cleared up.’

A jury would later find him not guilty in less than 40 minutes. But by then the damage had been done: the man once labelled ‘one of the outstanding school masters of his generation’ had lost not only his profession…

How Long Before The Edifice Topples..?

Another cornerstone of British justice is about to be removed: Victims raped by strangers will have their identities protected from their attackers under a move to change the law on sexual assaults. So that’s the right to face your accuser in…

Leeches…

A teenager is suing the Met Police and Islington council for repeatedly holding him in a cell overnight. The 14-year-old’s case is being brought by charity Just For Kids Law, which argued that the boy was kept in the “unsuitable”…

NPI*..?

A Met Police car flipped onto its roof on the pavement of a south London street after crashing while on a 999 call. The marked car was responding to an emergency call around 11.50 when it was involved in a…

When The Headline’s A Lie…

A county council is set to ban thousands of employees from taking smoking breaks. Really..? E-cigarettes will also be prohibited from being used in all council buildings, land and vehicles during working hours by Nottinghamshire County Council when new rules…