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!
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]
Previous trials have failed. Police claim jury-tampering, so this time, alleged robber will be tried by judge alone.
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?
New York Times again. Danger here of a resurgence of JI who love burning Christian churches. All about who can use the word “Allah”…ah, religion, religion, what atrocities are commited in your name….
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…