Is this becoming Blair’s Brown-Trousers Wednesday?

Today… Enron witness found dead in park A body found in north-east London has been identified as a banker who was questioned by the FBI about the Enron fraud case, sources have told the BBC… All very reminiscent of this Three years ago… On the morning of July […]

When the Levy Breaks…

Labour fundraiser Levy arrested Tony Blair’s chief fundraiser Lord Levy has been arrested. His arrest is in connection with the "cash-for-honours" inquiry by the Metropolitan Police. Lord Levy, 61, made his money in the music industry in the 1960s and 1970s, managing singers including Alvin Stardust and Chris […]

Not such good news…

From Craig Murray… New Labour are not as stupid as they seem. I have now had a chance to take legal advice, and that advice is as follows. To defend this case would cost the price of a London house. I don’t have a house, in London or […]

The Return of the Tape Tax

Indie labels want copyright shift The UK’s independent music labels want a change in the law so internet service providers (ISPs) become liable for illegal file-sharing by their users. The Association of Independent Music (Aim) has outlined the plans in a discussion paper on copyright reform. Aim is […]

The Redundant Columnist?

Oh, if only – yes, Mad Mel’s back in the Mail and as completely barking as ever… The Redundant Male? Her name was Frances Swiney, a feminist whose vision for the sisterhood and humanity was more than a trifle extreme. She thought men were the waste products of […]

Justice denied anywhere diminshes justice everywhere*

Having passed the anniversary of the 7 July bomb attack on London – read this – another anniversary approaches rapidly. In ten days time (22 July) it will be one year on from the extra-judicial killing of an innocent Brazilian, Jean Charles de Menezes, by the Metropolitan Police […]

Domegate or Casinogate – which do you prefer?

Part 1 – A taxing little question… Yes, just a little more digging into some of the background to the whole Prescott/Anschutz/Dome/Casino thing – only this time let’s take a look at Anschutz’s partner in the proposed casino development, Kerzner International… First up, there’s a rather interesting section […]