Was Jimmy Savile A Groomer Or A Shepherd?

He had ‘groomed a nation’ were the well drafted words – deliberately aimed to make headlines – at last week’s release of the report into Jimmy Savile’s alleged reign, as a predatory paedophile. The findings, prepared jointly by police officers from Operation Yewtree, and the NSPCC, claimed Savile had been sexually abusing vulnerable teenagers and […]

Kate Pukes, Oz DJs Gag And The Media Is Sickened

When I heard the news that the Duchess of Cambridge (or should I call her Kate? – she is, after all, just one of ‘us’) is pregnant, I thought ‘that’s nice’. When it was announced she had been admitted to a private London hospital suffering from a nasty form of morning sickness, I thought ’poor […]

Leveson Law Lacks Logic

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The Leveson inquiry into press standards was long, laboured and often laborious. Many gave their evidence but the most revealing were those from the world of celebrity. Several had built their careers on publicity granted by the press, but didn’t like the attention shown towards them once they had become famous – or in some […]

BBC Newsnight Saga Takes Another Turn

The BBC Newsnight saga has taken another new and uncharted turn this weekend with the resignation of George Entwistle, its director general, and the ‘stepping aside’ of director of news, Helen Boaden, and her deputy, Stephen Mitchell. This has hugely pleased certain tabloid editors and executives in the Murdoch publishing empire. It has, also, bought […]

Mitchell v Police – Who Do You Believe?

Tonight, The Telegraph has been handed the full police report of the Andrew Mitchell incident in Downing Street. It was released as Government officials were trying to convince us all there should be no further action taken against Mr Mitchell. The officer's report states: Whilst on duty at *** tonight (Wed 19th Sept) on a […]

It Must Be Apology Season For Politicians

It must be apology season for politicians of all parties. First, last week, we had the heartfelt apology of shadow Northern Ireland minister, Stephen Pound, who denied he had fallen asleep during a commons debate, but who then made his apology, claiming he hadn’t realised it was him who had been spotted dozing (yawn). Next, […]

Three Days On The Furore Over Kate’s Breasts Continues.

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Three days on, the furore over Kate’s breasts continues. Following last Friday’s publication in a French magazine, of paparazzi shots of a topless Duchess of Cambridge, the world seems to have gone mad. She was photographed enjoying some ‘down time’ with her husband. The couple were doing only what most holidaymakers would be doing whilst […]