Tag: Offence seeking

Qwabe The Qwybaby…

The Oxford law student who accused his own university of normalising and propping-up the “existence of systemic racism” has said he is growing tired of the ‘why go to Oxford?’ question being asked by the public. Awwww, diddums! Did you…

No Saucy Front Covers Please, We’re British!

When Jilly Cooper’s seminal “bonkbuster” novel Riders was re-released earlier this year with a “sanitised” cover, it was decried as a symbol of political correctness gone too far. Now, however, the best-selling author has disclosed that she ordered it to…

Have They Thought This Through?

Being Greens, the answer is almost certainly ‘Not really’… Coun Duncan, pictured right, has been stripped of his two deputy chairman roles in licensing committees and is set to be formally censured at the next full council meeting on Thursday,…

To Be Sure, ‘tis A Rare Old Ding-Dong…

Popcorn and a pint of Guinness please! The Equality Authority and travellers group Pavee Point have both called for the article to be withdrawn. However journalist Brenda Power this afternoon defended the article on RTE’s Liveline, condemning the Equality Authority…

‘Blue On Blue’ Is Great Fun, Yes…

…until you realise you’re the one getting stuck with the bill: A 14-year race discrimination court battle has cost the taxpayer almost a million pounds. Equality campaigner Natasha Sivanandan won £420,000 in compensation after a council-funded anti-racism group turned her down for…

What Is ‘Reasonable Access’?

For Kirsty Ann Hughes, it’s taking no personal responsibility to check things out and expecting everyone to warn her of potential issues up front, without, of course, embarrassing or upsetting her: Kirsty-Ann Hughes, 20, suffers from a condition called hypermobility,…

#firstworldproblems

A Twitter meme perfectly captured here: It’s not that I don’t welcome the success of a homegrown business – I do – but it’s more about what Pret a Manger represents. And to my mind, what it represents is a relentless onward…

‘Horrified’, Yes, Maybe…

…but not surprised: A local newspaper is being investigated by police for allegedly ‘inciting racial hatred’ over a billboard headline about a proposed gypsy camp. *sigh* Here we go again… Officers have handed a file to the Crown Prosecution Service…

I Thought ‘Music Hath Charms To Soothe The Savage Breast’..?

A nightclub is considering taking legal action against a DJ who claims he was sacked because there were “too many black people” at his performances. The nightclub in question? It’s in Croydon. Yes. I know… Tiger Tiger said it axed…