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BAIDU HACKED BY “IRANIAN CYBER ARMY”

Now we might see some real cyberwarfare! Baidu is the Chinese search engine. Whether this really is an Iranian group or someone mischief making we will have to wait and see, but retaliation is likely!

IRANIAN NUCLEAR PROFESSOR DIES IN BOMB BLAST

This too will lead to retaliation, but probably against the opposition, not the perpetrators. Is there a pattern developing here Destabilisation of Iran….what do you mean, conspiracy theorist?

STOP AND SEARCH POWERS RULED ILLEGAL BY EUROPEAN COURT

Dont worry, Mr. Plod. That nice Mr. Cameron has promised to take British human rights away again when he gets in. Unsurprisingly , European Court finds blanket stop and search powers with no clear procedures surrounding them are totally illegal. Theyve been taking the same decision for the past 30 years, but the Home office keeps doing this!

SHORTAGE “FORCES GANGS TO SHARE GUNS”

At last! A meaningful crime story! Either the snow is no longer news or the crime reporters have reluctantly staggered into their offices. This is a report from the National Ballistics Intelligence service [NABIS]…I’m tempted to say, if you privatised it , it could make biscuits [NABISCO]

RACE RIOTS GRIP ITALIAN TOWN AND MAFIA IS SUSPECTED

Article from New York Times. ‘Ndragheta blamed. Complex story of African immigrant labour, human smuggling to pick fruit, turning into quasi human trafficking. italian police respond by bulldozing shanty towns. Wonder who will pick the fruit now?

IF WE ARE ALL UNDER SUSPICION THEN WE ARE ALL THREATENED

I don’t often agree with Dominic Lawson, son of Nigel the worst Chancellor before Lamont and brother of Nigella…but I celebrate the fact that in this particular case I do. When are the polic going to start to behave tpwards photographers in a less authoritarian manner? Half a million people on the US terrorist watch list??!! I foresee times of sullen compliance…

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