Tag: Read and Weep

Wait, Why The Hell Not?

Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey has refuted accusations her department routinely scans social media pages to deny benefit claims. Errr, why? And why did she need to refute them? Labour MP Anna Turley made the claim in the Commons…

Only £5000..? That’s Restraint!

A business management student who pretended to be a Grenfell Tower victim’s son to get £5,000 and free hotel stays was jailed for 18 months today. Mohammad Gamoota, 31, claimed he was living with his father on the 24th floor…

A Familiar Pattern…

Deputy Assistant Commissioner Maxine de Brunner rose to the very top of the Met… A woman? Why, of course she did! …but retired suddenly after a career touched by a string of scandals. A diversity project? Why, of course she…

The Very Definition Of Futility

Annabelle Forbes, 21, of Rosemead Hostel, Hastings Road, Southend, assaulted PC Farnsworth and PC Smith in Southend while they were on duty. She admitted the offences and was sent to prison for eight weeks because magistrates felt she exhibited “disgusting…

Can Opened, Worms Everywhere….

First transgender activists made a splash when men identifying as female invaded the women-only pond on Hampstead Heath. Now feminists have hit back by attending a men-only swimming session in protest over proposals that would make it easier for people…

There’s Another Crime Here…

The daughter of an elderly dog-walker who was murdered by a former commando has said her family were failed by mental health professionals. Indeed they were. They weren’t the only ones. Police were initially unaware of Palmer but he was…