Tag: You have Got to be Joking!

Bug Or Feature?

  Last month, the home secretary, Sajid Javid, said that EU nationals would be asked to answer “three simple questions” in an online form to continue living in the UK once it has left the EU. Applicants will be asked…

You Helped Make This Bed…

…so don’t whinge that the pillow is hard and the mattress lumpy: We’ve all been there. Not just women, either. Who can forget Jasper Carrot’s routine of ‘the nutter on the bus’..? But of course, Harriet thinks that as a…

Mind Your Language…

I rarely find myself disagreeing with Louise Casey. She is one of few in the government who consistently and bravely speaks out about social and cultural issues in an honest and straightforward manner. Many of her recommendations on integration and…

Sympathy Level Approaches Zero…

A City IT worker who lost both of his legs after falling through the gap between train and platform on his commute home is suing for almost £2 million in damages. Did a carriage floor give way? Abellio is fighting…

The Spell Of Filthy Lucre…

I was pleased when my seven-year-old son went Harry Potter crazy. Having never read to himself before, he was suddenly racing through book after book, his bedside light on late into the night. Never read anything before? Hmmm. Really? I’d…

Drains On The Economy…

Devastated friends of Daniella Obeng, 32…said the mother-of-one was forced to look for work overseas after her benefits were cut. She had been living with a brain tumour and epilepsy meaning she suffered ‘silent seizures’. But Ms Obeng, from Manchester,…