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Love and the Trump

Donald Trump declares he has love for everybody in his Christmas message   He wants to ban Muslims from entering America and he wants to build a wall with Mexico but that hasn’t stopped Donald Trump...

A marked Michel

Wolfgang Michel’s son Christian Michel – the brother of the literary agent Caroline Michel – wanted by Interpol over bribery   Always dressed in a Savile Row suit, Milner Street, Knightsbridge resident Wolfgang Michel was a...

Carol cashes in

Sale of items connected to Margaret Thatcher nets controversy and a total price of £4.5 million   The auctions of 418 items owned and given to Margaret Thatcher concluded on Wednesday and resulted in a total...

Banking a building

Graffiti covered New York building sells to real estate mogul Aby Rosen for £34.8 million – 50,000% more than its photographer owner paid for it in 1973   In 1973, photographer Jay Maisel paid $102,000 (the equivalent...

Video of the Week: What has sex got to do with it?

Robert Dyas publish a video advert about sexuality that can only be defined as bizarre   Gay, bisexual or straight – It’s simply not meant to matter. Plainly, though, the management of the hardware chain Robert...

Are you snorkeling in my think tank?

George Appleton shares his views on corporate management speak   Heads up everyone. When did our corporate world become over run with blue sky thinking? Are you fed up receiving cascading emails from your line manager...

Contradicting complainants

Former flatmates of the woman who accused the late Leon Brittan of rape come to her defence and deny contradicting her story   Despite the Metropolitan Police having now confirmed that “there was insufficient evidence to...

Terror and kindness

George Appleton shares his thoughts on how the world should react to the terror attacks in Paris   The murderous events of Friday 13th November in Paris were disgusting. Of that, there is no doubt, but...

Team Harris cracks

Supporters of the paedophile Rolf Harris take to attacking one another   Convicted paedophile Rolf Harris’ key supporters appear to have had a bit of a falling out given a post shared on the Change.org website...

Picture of the Week: No welcome for ISIS

Spoof sign sums up how ISIS should be treated by everyone everywhere   Shared on Facebook by Gillian Retallack, our Picture of the Week is of a spoof sign published by Bodmin News that reads: “Welcome...

Chocolate is out

As Rolf Harris is hospitalized due to an incident with chocolate bars, his leading supporter issues yet another rant online   Anthea Turner and Grant Bovey’s car crash of a marriage was defined by that picture...

Continuing Clifford

As Max Clifford’s daughter, Louise Clifford, buys his “goodwill” from the liquidators of his business, Matthew Steeples suggests ‘The Steeple Times’ story about her desire to trade on his tawdry name is further bolstered   When...

Reader Offer: Buy a charity T-shirt that says Balls to Cancer

Say 'Balls to Cancer' by buying a charity T-shirt designed by the media personality and author Christine Hamilton   200,000 men are diagnosed with cancer each year in Britain and 10 die each hour. It is...

Bunking up

Even taking a bedroom share in Kensington & Chelsea could set you back £675 per month   London’s rental market continues to prosper and despite a fall in sale prices in so-called super prime areas, demand...

God help America

Britain’s political classes may not be the best, but America’s options just got far worse   In Britain, we rightly bemoan the lack of a credible political opposition in the wake of Jeremy Corbyn’s election as...

The muck of Harris

Supporters of convicted and jailed paedophile Rolf Harris attack The Daily Star and state: “I wouldn’t clean dogs muck with it”   Rolf Harris’ supporters do not give up and in an appallingly badly written feature...

Birkett on Assange

Our new legal expert Birkett shares his thoughts on the decision to cease policing Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy   The Ecuadorian Embassy in London is no longer to be guarded by the Metropolitan Police...

Miller and Goliath

Gina Miller of the True and Fair Campaign and SCM Direct takes on big brand UK fund companies over their attempts to avoid transparency   On Tuesday, Gina Miller, one of the founders of the True...

Hero of the Hour: Kerry Needham

Kerry Needham speaks for the nation in calling for more help for parents of missing children (other than just Madeleine McCann) Kerry Needham’s son Ben has been missing since 1991; Gerry and Kate McCann’s daughter...

Modest as ever

Donald Trump takes to Facebook to modestly claim that he will become President of the United States of America   Wannabe President of the United States of America Donald Trump can be relied upon to make...

Wally of the Week: Kerry McCarthy

Vegan shadow environment secretary Kerry McCarthy yet again proves why she is not worthy of her new position   Labour MP Kerry McCarthy is a vegan but she is also now shadow environment secretary. The two,...

Website of the Week: LonGrad

A Russian owned estate agency specialising in the London market’s website is nothing but comical   Estate agents are known to be creative and somewhat flamboyant as wordsmiths and their marketing brochures are often peppered with...

Power and the media

Exaro debate raises the flaws in the relationship between government, the media and the police   On Wednesday night just off London’s Fleet Street, Exaro hosted their first debate and asked the question: “Did the media...

Video of the Week: Trump’s wall debunked

Gavin Newsom exposes the fallacy of Donald Trump’s ludicrous proposal to build a wall between the USA and Mexico   This week, the wannabe Governor of California Gavin Newsom released a 1:28 minute cartoon debunking the wannabe President...

The Party’s Over

News that the former Chelsea Police Station is to be reoffered after an aborted sale acts a reminder of the ever decreasing number of police stations in Britain   Chelsea’s only police station closed on 1st...

Keep your oar out

Donald Trump has no place telling businesses what they ought to do   Donald Trump is a businessman. He’s also an entertainer and now he wants to be a politician. Despite all of this, this mammoth...

That was a mistake

Hillary Clinton is right to have apologised over ‘email-gate’   On Tuesday, wannabe President of the United States of America Hillary Clinton took to Facebook to explain her position over the ongoing saga relating to her use...

Website of the Week: Donotpay.co.uk

Want to get out of paying a parking ticket? This could be your solution   Featured by The Independent last week, Donotpay.co.uk proved so popular that it crashed in the days after its launch. This website offers...

Pondering the ‘paedophile panic’

Matthew Steeples suggests that Brendan O’Neill’s mocking attack on alleged victims of Westminster VIP abusers as a ‘paedophile panic’ in ‘The Spectator’ is nothing but a disgrace   On Tuesday, in The Spectator, a journalist named Brendan O’Neill...

Picture of the Week: Performing badly

Kensington residents have begun asking classic car owners to remove their “ghastly cars” as only “expensive, high performance cars” will do   Kensington used to be a genteel place but now, it seems, residents want something...

Wally of the Week: Courtney Stewart

Mother who posted pictures of her child in a washing machine has little to no shame   When Courtney Stewart was confronted by journalists after posting a picture of her 2½ year old son, Caleb, in...

May justice be served

It is entirely right that Lord Janner be forced to face the charges against him   Let’s get it into perspective: Lord Janner will never be properly punished even if the allegations against him are proven...