Sad story →
61 year old gets hit with a stun gun and dies.
The Land of the Free
“I want to be very clear in calling upon the Egyptian authorities to refrain from any violence against peaceful protesters. The people of Egypt have rights that are universal. That includes the right to peaceful assembly and association, the right to free speech, and the ability to determine their own destiny. These are human rights. And the United States will stand up for them...
Doctors want to ban smoking in [all] cars...even...
The British Medical Association has urged the UK government to ban all smoking in cars. Not on road safety grounds, but purely based on the health consequences of passive smoking. I’m actually neutral on the issue itself but take huge offence at pressure groups and organisations, like this one, bypassing democracy and getting their own way just because they can shout louder than everyone...
The Great Button.: Modern motor sport is far from... →
lescarteblanche: By Ann Neal JILL Singer’s recent column, “Race fans deny their inner ghoul”, certainly grabbed my attention. Here was someone writing about a sport that’s been a part of my life since I was 12 years old; from growing up in a family of motor sport fans and writing about it while I was still at…
93 years ago today my Great Grandad was one of the lucky ones. There were many who weren’t: the man who wrote this poem was one of them. I remember the sacrifices in both World Wars which have paid for the life I lead today and the sacrifices of those who fight now to protect this country. Thank you.
New study shows Greenland temperatures were... →
Britain in a Day
The definitive self-portrait of Britain today Britain in a Day is an extraordinary project to create the definitive self-portrait of Britain today, filmed by you, inspired by Life In A Day. On Saturday 12th November, Ridley Scott and director Morgan Matthews invite you to capture the reality of your day and to upload it to YouTube. The resulting film and online archive will be a powerful and...
Temperatures have actually fallen across the USA... →
Well worth a read.