No matter how you try to vary the news stories you write for a living, there are days where you could swear you’ve done it all before. And then there are the days you have. Earlier in the week we noticed a News Distribution Service release that seemed distinctly familiar. In essence: England and Ireland [...]
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Kestrel rescue at Downing Street! Cute, but not quite what I was expecting. Where’s the rescue then?
OK, let’s see if you can spot the flaw in this particular child-protection idea simply by reading the following standfirst: Sex offenders’ e-mail addresses are to be passed to social networking sites like Facebook and Bebo to prevent them contacting children. Any inkling why that might not work? Frankly, I find it astounding that anyone [...]
At first glance, this headline would appear to be fairly major news. The sort of thing that one might expect to see mentioned in any casual sampling of reliable internet news sources. Something, I’d even go so far as to say, that could knock Diana off the front page of the Express. As it turns [...]