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CENTRALISED POLICING HAS BETRAYED THE VULNERABLE

Nice piece on the state replacing the local community as the main driver of policing priorities. Not sure what on earth its doing in the Torygraph. Appears to be taken from Clive Elmsley, who has a new book out: “The Great British Bobby”…I’d better buy it and read it. Clive is an excellent writer.

BRITAIN OFFERED GHADAFFI £14 MILLION TO STOP SUPPORTING THE IRA

As usual, not sure that the headline is borne out by the article. These were issues in the 1970s. The UK government was trying to stop discrimination against British companies in trade terms. It was also trying to get the Libyans to understand the nature of the Northen Ireland conflict. The Libyan government had claims for compensation. So did the British government. Alright, all these things were part of the same negotiations, but the headline, though irresistible, is ingenuous.

GANGS IMPORT CHILDREN FOR BENEFIT FRAUD

Sunday Times article suggesting Romanian gangs are trafficking children for benefit fraud…although if they claim the parents are complicit, is that trafficking? Met operation caleed Operation Golf is targetting Romanian gangs.

£41 MILLION FRAUD HITS BUILDING SOCIETY

Chelsea building society suspects it has been defrauded on buy-to-let loans. Investigation ongoing. There are, of course, other explanations. The authorities have not yet been informed, so for now this is more alibi than accusation…Discuss

PINOCHET’S LOST MILLIONS: THE UK CONNECTION

Chilean police say British authorities and financial sector connive at concealment of Pinochet’s “frozen” laundered millions. Long article worth reading to show just how dishonest the City of London can be.

DNA COULD BE FAKED BY CRIMINALS NEW STUDY CLAIMS

If criminals can fake DNA evidence, so can the police and other state and big business interests. The threat isnt that criminals will hide their identity. It is that the techniques exist to enable the usual suspects to frame you. if you are innocent you have even more to fear.

MET POLICE TURNS ON CHARM AHEAD OF CLIMATE PROTEST

Oh, oh…they arent going to get heavy with the Climate Camp. Theyve sent the hard men to Notting Hill carnival instead! But it’s OK, Luke…they will be on Twitter, so it’s all cool really.

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