Tag: Slack journalism

Those Who Can, Do…

…those who can’t, teach. Even if they can’t pass the bloody test!   And those resitting the skills test for the second and third time will no longer have to pay to retake the assessment. Which means the taxpayer picks…

Someone’s Lying…

…but where do you place your bets? Mr Scarr, who used to work saving animals in Morocco and lives with 150 dogs, has also hit out at Essex Police after they failed to make any arrests. The pair claim they…

The State Is Perfectly Happy To Upset People…

…providing they are the right people: It can’t feel particularly pleasant to have that letter drop on your doormat, but the NHS has issued templates to local authorities, stressing that they should be “non-judgmental” and “positively phrased”. The potential to…

Making It All About Yourself…

Dear Oxford 14-year-old, I’ll call you Sarah. I don’t know who you are, but if Jeremy Vine can write to a 15-year-old from Romford attacked by a group of teenagers to offer his support then you deserve no less. And…

When The Headline’s A Lie…

A county council is set to ban thousands of employees from taking smoking breaks. Really..? E-cigarettes will also be prohibited from being used in all council buildings, land and vehicles during working hours by Nottinghamshire County Council when new rules…