Tag: Property rights

Microchips! Are They The Answer?

Bullseye, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, fled his home in June last year. Every pet owners nightmare. But luckily, Bullseye was owned by a responsible owner: Mr Reid had his pet micro-chipped by Petlog so he would be reunited with Bullseye…

‘We Don’t Want A Nanny State But…’

Children as young as four are recreating violent computer games in the playground because they do not realise they are make-believe, East Riding head teachers have warned. Heads are warning schools are fighting a losing battle with children staying up…

Well, It Damned Well Should Be!

‘It is not unusual for shops near schools to put signs up or employ security guards.’ So quoth college principal Martin Campbell, on hearing the news that his charges are no longer welcome at their nearest Tesco Express: Supermarket giant…

Well, How Very Dare They?!

Dea Birkett – no stranger to entitlement and histrionic accounts, we all remember – returns to CiF to rage about a story of unaccompanied 13 year olds being refused admission to a museum: Many museums ban mobile phones at the…

The Breast Zealots vs Facebook

Ah, those breast zealots – I think I may have invented a word when I called them brealots a while back – again, proving that you can’t keep a good woman down and you can’t keep her breasts off the…

Owning animals

The slaughter of dozens of lions, tigers, bears and wolves set free from a private Ohio farm has sparked calls for restrictions on the largely unregulated ownership of exotic pets in several US states. Police in Ohio shot dead almost…